YI welcomes Alan Kadish as scholar-in-residence

Young Israel will welcome Alan Kadish as scholar-in-residence March 9-10. Kadish is president and chief executive officer of Touro College and University System, which serves 18,000 students across 30 schools in four countries.

Prior to joining Touro in 2009, Kadish taught at the University of Michigan and Northwestern University. Kadish has helped Touro expand its offerings for Jewish and underserved communities while becoming a top-tier institution for the study of health sciences and medicine. Kadish, who was born in Brooklyn, raised in Queens, and educated in yeshivas in New York, is married with four children.

Young Israel’s schedule of events includes: 



• 5:45 p.m. Mincha/ Kabbalat Shabbat

• 8:45 p.m. oneg hosted by Dr. Leila Redlich and Dr. Stan Biel (contact YI for address), with discussion of “Hishtanut Hativim: Halacha and Medical Innovation”


• 9 a.m. Schacharit

• 11:15 a.m. Drasha/ Shiur after Davening (Kiddush to follow), “Highlights from the Parsha”

• 4:15 p.m. Pre-Mincha Shiur on “Cardiology and End of Life Issues”

• 5:15 p.m. Mincha

• 5:45-6:45 p.m. Enhanced Family Seudah Shlishit, “The Contemporary College Campus: Implications for the Future”

Young Israel is located at 8101 Delmar Blvd. in University City. Contact YI at 314-727-1880 or [email protected] or visit youngisrael-stl.org.