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‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust Survivors’ Interviews Enters 11th Year at YUHSB

Tova Fish-Rosenberg created the program back in 2004, transforming traditional history lessons into a lively, interactive, nontraditional experience that involves individuals who lived through the history being taught.

Montefiore Health Systems and YU Join to Run Einstein

The financially troubled Einstein College of Medicine will have Montefiore as its key financial manager; YU will continue granting the degrees.

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.

David Brooks a Very Wise Jew

I don’t know how observant Mr. Brooks is, but I do know he understands what being Jewish means.

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.

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...

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.

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."

Jacob W. Heller: Model Jewish-American Lawyer

My father took Yeshiva University debating into the national spotlight when he competed in the individual National Collegiate Debate finals.

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.

A Kaliver Example for the Torah World

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?

A Different Kind Of Camp: An Interview with Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Kenneth Brander

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future seems to expand with each passing year. Founded in 2005, the Center – among other activities – now...

Merging the Orthodox Streams

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.

The Evolution Of American Orthodoxy: An Interview with Yeshiva University Librarian Zalman Alpert

Books. Some people love them; others claim they can do without them. For Zalman Alpert, they are essentially his life. For the past 35 years, Alpert has served as a reference librarian at Yeshiva University (YU). Educated at Columbia University’s School of Library Services and New York University’s School of Education, where he attained a master’s degree in Modern Jewish History, Alpert is one of those individuals who knows a little (sometimes a lot) about everything. Over the years, he has contributed articles to such works as Encyclopedia of Hasidim; Jewish American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia; Encyclopedia of Jewish American Popular Culture; Midstream; and The Jewish Press.

YU’s Halpert: Molding Men Through Coaching

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...

Culture Wars: From The Maccabees To Matisyahu’s Beard

For Jews, assimilating out is easy – but the real challenge is to assimilate in, to process 3,500 years of Jewish history, knowledge, and texts, and to somehow find a way to be modern, creative, and free yet still in line with Jewish tradition.

YU, Koren Collaborate To Publish Torah

University presses often publish dense academic books that elicit little interest from the masses. Popular publishing houses sometimes take the opposite route, producing light, aesthetically-pleasing works that some people like calling "fluff." Join the two together, however, and one hopefully gets books that both nourish the soul and please the eye. Such is the nature of a recent collaboration between Yeshiva University Press and Maggid Books (an imprint of Koren Publishers Jerusalem).

‘Reputation Always Lags Behind Reality By Several Years’: A Conversation With Touro College’s Future...

At 94, Dr. Bernard Lander, Touro College's founder and president for 39 years, is finally ready to pass on the leadership mantle.

Mitzvah To Be Kind

The proliferation of seforim, and for that matter English seforim (and for that matter English seforim on halacha), in the last 20 years or so is mostly a blessing. But it has its drawbacks as well, chief among them the gobs of poor seforim. Poor can mean poorly written, poorly explained, poorly reasoned, or all three.

Requesting – “One Thing I Ask”

Seth Nadel is active - so much so that his guitar playing can be called "kinetic music," to borrow Agam's term.

Letters To The Editor

Where's The Outrage?Kudos to Rabbi Yehuda Levin for his on-target op-ed article regarding the silence of Orthodox organizations as the homosexuals prepare to take...

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