JerusalemSummer is an internship and beit midrash program for young professionals and college students. Rabbi Shulman created the program in order to help people integrate Torah study with their professional and academic careers while living in Israel. Click here to learn more.
OU/JLIC Israel is an initiative started by Rabbi Shulman in 2014 to support students' transition from their year in Israel to their OU/JLIC program on campus. In addition to education and campus leadership training, a major goal of the program is connecting incoming students with their OU/JLIC campus educators and future peer communities. Click here to learn more about the general OU/JLIC program.
Koren Talmud Bavli is a groundbreaking new edition of the Talmud that will improve and enrich the way people study, debate, and experience this central Jewish text. Koren Talmud Bavli is designed to enable students at every level to actively participate in the dynamic process of Talmud study. Rabbi Shulman translated several chapters for the project. Click here to learn more about the project.
Sukkathon2012 was a campus-wide sukkah building competition at Penn created by Rabbi Shulman and directed by Naomi Hachen (class of 2014). Groups of students built sukkot based on a variety of themes and hosted events in their sukkot during the holiday. Click here to learn more.
The Penn Learning Initiative was a program designed by Rabbi Shulman and Ariel Fisher (now OU/JLIC rabbi at Princeton University) to learn Torah and expand Jewish literacy while fostering dialogue and discussion on meaningful and relevant topics. The basic fabric and structure of the program was peer-to-peer: students reaching out to other students, learning independently with a partner, and engaging in group discussion with a diverse group of peers. Click here to learn more.
Friday Night Lights was a program at Penn pioneered by Rabbi Shulman and Jonathan Eskreis-Winkler. It was started out of a love for talmudic pilpul and to pursue in-depth learning on Shabbat during the long winter nights. This group explored the approach and logic of some of the great rabbinic thinkers of the last 500 years, including the Ketzot HaChoshen, The Steipler and others.