The Gift Of Torah-Academic Balance: Why I Don’t Take My College Experience For Granted
by Yehuda Auerbach
As a first-semester student in the Jerusalem College of Technology’s (JCT) International Program in English, I’m now only beginning to recognize the tremendous benefits of having the ability to balance Torah study with secular academics, building a strong…Read More
- First year
- Business administration
- International Program in English
Name: Binny Feinmesser
From: Edgware, London
- computer engineering
“Focus on the solution, not the problem”
The American entrepreneur and motivational speaker Jim Rohn is famously quoted as saying, “Focus on the solution, not on the problem.”
And I must say that I, as an aspiring computer coder, and the college I attend, the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), truly take that statement to heart.
I am a computer coder – and I learned this practice during my s…
Name: Yaakov Shmidman
Finding the right fit
Jerusalem College of Technology student - and Philadelphia native - Yaakov Shmidman shares why integrating Torah study in academic life is critical to him.
What brings a rabbi’s son from Philadelphia to study at Jerusalem’s College of Technology? An institution that offers a prestigious academic degree coupled with immersive Torah study caught the attention and imagination o…
Name: Moriah Siesel
How Ariel Met Moriah
They came to give love and they found love.
Ariel Tobul and Moriah Siesel, now both 22, met when they were both 19-years old and were volunteering at the Shalva Center in Jerusalem. Shalva is a non-profit based in Jerusalem that inspires hope and changes the lives of people with disabilities and their families. It clearly transformed the lives of Ariel and Moriah.
Ariel started t…