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Builders Of The Jewish People

Students of Torah build and preserve the Jewish people through their study.

Yeshiva University May Run Out of Money in 2015

It is too easy to blame Bernard Madoff for Yeshiva University’s financial problems.

Yeshiva U Threatens to Deny Ordination Over ‘Partnership Minyan’

Increased knowledge of women of Jewish laws and the Torah has created thorny issues for the Orthodox community.

Coach Jonathan Halpert Ends Long Yeshiva U. Career with Victory

Jonathan Halpert, whose contract as the men’s basketball coach at Yeshiva University was not renewed, closed out more than four decades on the Maccabees’...

JP Morgan to Pay $1.7 Billion to Madoff Fraud Victims

J.P. Morgan Chase will pay $1.7 billion to victims of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi fraud scheme, according to deal announced by the Justice Department’s...

As Lieberman Retakes the Helm, Defeated Ayalon Takes YU Job

Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.

Report: At Least 18 Jewish Groups Reported ‘Diverted’ Funds

At least 18 Jewish non-profit groups and non-profit groups that support Israeli institutions have notified tax authorities of likely illegal “diversions” of funds in...

Former UK Chief Rabbi’s Future: ‘Working With Students’

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks told an audience at Eastern College on Thursday, Oct. 24, that he intends to dedicate the rest of his life working with students. He said he wants to support and encourage students to do great things for others.

Adelson ‘Bomb Iran’ Comment Exposes Double Standard (Full Video)

The reaction to his statement has been illuminating as to the double standards that are often employed on matters relating to Israel.

YU Employee with Abuse Conviction No Longer At University

Yeshiva University has terminated Akiva Roth, 42, after past sexual misconduct came to light, officials said Friday.. The university admitted that it had “erred”...

Report: YU Hired Faculty Member Convicted Of Sex Contact with Boys

Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major...

Lamm Deemed Unfit to Testify in YU Sex Abuse Case

Rabbi Norman Lamm, the former chancellor of Yeshiva University, was found unfit to testify in a $380 million sex abuse lawsuit against the school. Dr....

12 Plaintiffs Join $380 Million Sex-Abuse Suit against YU

Twelve former students joined a $380 million lawsuit against Yeshiva University for covering up sexual abuse at its high school. The new plaintiffs’ names came...

We Cannot Allow Pain to Drive the Jewish Agenda

Unlike the survivors of abuse that took place at YU, I do not want to see YU close down.

Former Yeshiva University Students file $380 Million Lawsuit

Yeshiva University has paid dearly with a tarnished image as a result of sexual abuse at the venerable institution. Former students now want it to pay very dearly – to the tune of $380 – for damages.

Alvin Schiff, Jewish Education Pioneer, Dies

Alvin Schiff, a pioneer in Jewish education and a prolific author, died of unknown causes, Yeshiva University announced Monday. He was in his mid-80s. He...

The True Character of Great Leaders

"Yeshiva University is not only an institution. It is a faith, a vision, a dream, a destiny. It has been my faith, my vision, my dream, and my destiny."

Norman Lamm Quits Yeshiva University

Rabbi Norman Lamm became president of Yeshiva U. in 1976 , helped save it from bankruptcy and raised its academic standing, At 85, he admits he must do tshvuah over a sex abuse scandal and is retiring.

Rav Soloveitchik’s Clear Stand on Homosexuality

What Rav Soloveitchik said in 1974 is truer than ever: normative Judaism is on the defensive in the modern world.

Yet Another Jewish Org Poised to Honor a BDS Enthusiast (video)

American Friends of Soroka Medical Center are giving an award at their gala to Mandy Patinkin, an American Jewish celebrity who supports economic warfare against Jews living and working in Judea and Samaria.

4 Major American Jewish Orgs Rebuke Cardozo Over Carter Award

Four major American Jewish organizations publicly expressed disgust over the choice to honor Jimmy Carter by a journal of Cardozo School of Law.

Dershowitz: I Challenge Carter to Human Rights Debate at Cardozo

I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.

YU’s Law School to Honor Jimmy Carter for ‘Conflict Resolution’

The Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, however, looked at Carter's "lifetime of work" and rather than see something worthy of an award, they saw a record of slandering Israel.

YU Must Do the Right Thing

Yeshiva University needs to admit that mistakes were made by leaders both past and present.

YU Crashes Super Bowl with Its Own Halftime Show

Last February, close to 3,000 people tuned in to watch YU's first-ever Torah Halftime Show.

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