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Norman Lamm Quits Yeshiva University

24 Tammuz 5773 – July 1, 2013
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

10 Sivan 5773 – May 19, 2013
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)

8 Sivan 5773 – May 17, 2013
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

1 Iyyar 5773 – April 10, 2013
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

29 Nisan 5773 – April 8, 2013
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

24 Nisan 5773 – April 3, 2013
Yeshiva University needs to admit that mistakes were made by leaders both past and present.

YU Crashes Super Bowl with Its Own Halftime Show

19 Shevat 5773 – January 29, 2013
Last February, close to 3,000 people tuned in to watch YU's first-ever Torah Halftime Show.

What Is Sexual Abuse?

4 Shevat 5773 – January 14, 2013
Should a university be sued because their officials at that time misread those events as relatively harmless?

Orthodox Matchmaking Needs Huge Fixing

15 Tevet 5773 – December 27, 2012
My own experiences within the shidduch system has caused me to question it considerably.

A Kaliver Example for the Torah World

29 Heshvan 5773 – November 14, 2012
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if instead of Hashkafic politics we could all be interested teaching Torah L’shma to anyone, anywhere without any Hashkafic pre-conditions?

On Foreign Policy, Zionist Students Fear Romney Less

8 Heshvan 5773 – October 24, 2012
On university campuses, students have for the most part remained stalwart supporters of their original candidate, and the debates have merely informed and educated student voters. Still, it appears that many Zionist students are unforgiving of President Obama’s foreign policies, and demand that immediate action be taken in attending to Iran’s nuclear program.

Zionist U.S. College Students Are Favoring Romney

29 Tishri 5773 – October 15, 2012
For Zionist students, foreign policy, and particularly the candidates’ positions on Israel and the Middle East, play a pivotal role when choosing their candidate. For many of these students, Israel is ultimately the deciding factor in determining for which candidate they will cast their vote.

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik to Offer Opening Invocation at Republican Convention

10 Elul 5772 – August 28, 2012
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik is scheduled to deliver the opening invocation at the Republican National Convention. “It is an extraordinary privilege to deliver an invocation at...

Merging the Orthodox Streams

9 Elul 5772 – August 27, 2012
Imagine a Moetzes that included a broader spectrum of rabbinic leaders. And a population of educated Jews that can make a decent living in all fields – including the field of Torah study.

YU’s Halpert: Molding Men Through Coaching

3 Sivan 5772 – May 23, 2012
Yeshiva University men’s basketball coach Jonathan Halpert now has his signature on the school’s men’s basketball court. The Coach Jonathan Halpert Scholarship Fund, an...

Bronx Girl Wins National Bible Contest, Passaic Boy Scores Perfect

22 Iyyar 5772 – May 14, 2012
Shalhevet Schwartz, a 14 year old girl from Riverdale, Bronx, was one of only two girls to compete in her division of the National Bible Contest held last Sunday at Yeshiva University in Manhattan. Despite appearances, the freshman at SAR High School exhibited sufficient bible knowledge to win, and be eligible to participate in the world championships in Jerusalem, the “Chidon HaTanach”, held every year on Israel’s Independence Day.

Book Review on The Megillah: Majesty and Mystery

7 Adar 5772 – February 29, 2012
Rabbi Norman Lamm wrote and preserved the hundreds of eloquent and inspiring sermons he had delivered as a pulpit rabbi in Manhattan for 25 years prior to becoming president of Yeshiva University,

OU West Coast Convention

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
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Proud To Be An American

3 Tevet 5772 – December 28, 2011
When I was young, my father, like many of his generation, frequently remarked that America was the greatest country in the world. He was an immigrant who lost almost his entire family in the Holocaust. He came here with nothing and earned everything. He treasured his American citizenship, guarding his citizenship papers like others would guard heirloom silver.

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