Yeshiva University Newswire

Yeshiva University Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Yeshiva University.

Results 1 - 20 of 333 in Yeshiva University

  1. Graciela Mochkofsky Charts a 'New Kind of Judaism' Across Latin America in CJH LectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. The partners' archives comprise the world's largest and most comprehensive ...


  2. Dr. Martin A. Schloss Celebrated for 41 Years in the Field of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... team around him. Dr. Schloss received a Doctor of Education in educational administration in 2009 from Yeshiva University. He is a member of ASCD, the Association of Jewish Special Educators, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Jewish ...


  3. The Western Wall compromise: A small bit of clarity in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... the greatest halakhic authorities across the spectrum, including the roshei yeshiva (rabbinic deans) of Yeshiva University and the senior cadre of Israeli Religious Zionist sages, who do not accept WoW "minyanim" and similar groupings as Orthodox; ...


  4. Panelists discuss freedom of speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Texan

    Freedom of religious expression is protected under the First Amendment, but is often used as an argument to defend discriminatory practices, according to a panel of three experts in law and philosophy. The panel, held Thursday evening in the Liberal Arts building, featured Douglas Laycock, law professor at the University of Virginia, John Corvino, chairman of the philosophy department at Wayne State University and Marci Hamilton, law professor at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.


  5. Patriots owner Robert Kraft to receive honorary doctorate from Yeshiva UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish Journal

    Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, leaving the field prior to his team's game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 15, 2015. Photo by Nick Cammett/Getty Images Kraft, a noted philanthropist, also will deliver the keynote address at the New York Jewish school's 85th commencement ceremony at Madison Square Garden in May, the university announced Thursday.


  6. Felissa Elfenbein Named Director of Social Media and Technology for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... an MBA in Operations Management from American Intercontinental University and a Bachelor of Arts from Yeshiva University. "It's not about me or about you. This effort really is all about the dogs," said Elfenbein. She believes her experience ...


  7. the column | Poland has a chief rabbi, so why don't we?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Conservative ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary, Schudrich picked up an Orthodox smicha from Yeshiva University, plus he spent six years as the chief rabbi of Japan, a kind of primer for what he'd face in Eastern Europe. "I'm the ...


  8. Bernie Madoff's Big Scandal Turns into TV SnoozefestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Forward

    ... to have been a real person, but which sounds a bit like "Ezra Merkin.") And while Madoff's fleecing of Yeshiva University seems to be elided here, the fleecing of walking Holocaust memorial Elie Wiesel is played for full effect. The show is cheesy, ...


  9. Speaking with Yeshiva University's Richard JoelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Jerusalem Post

    After the panel, In Jerusalem spoke with president Richard Joel about issues affecting Yeshiva University. You are retiring as YU president at the end of the year.


  10. Yeshiva University tackles the modern questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Jerusalem Post

    ... in 21st Century Israel and America," held at Heichal Shlomo on a recent Friday. The event featured Yeshiva University president Dr. Richard Joel; Esti Rosenberg, head of the Migdal Oz Beit Midrash for Women; and Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, head of ...


  11. 'Rabbi for Trump' drops support for The DonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Times of Israel

    ... "It seems to me that representatives of his campaign don't care about the Jewish vote," Rosenberg, a Yeshiva University-educated rabbi who is rabbi emeritus of an Edison, New Jersey, Conservative congregation, wrote. He said he was "told by a ...


  12. Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley Elevates Jordan Beckerman to Partner in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PR Log

    ... in film, television and new media. Beckerman is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University (J.D., 2008) and the University of California, Davis (B.A., 2005). About Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley, P.C. ( ...


  13. Dr. Kevin Joseph Murphy obituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Times

    ... Medicine won out, and Kevin went on to graduate with honors from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1970. Having moved to California in the early 1970s, Kevin completed his internship in general surgery at San Francisco ...


  14. LI's Estee Ackerman competing at U.S. Table Tennis Team Trials for Olympic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newsday

    By day, Estee Ackerman is a diligent, unassuming, 14-year-old freshman at Yeshiva University High School for Girls in Queens. The bus picks her up at 7:15 a.m. from her home in West Hempstead, and she returns home around 6 p.m. But when the sun sets, the paddle comes out, and Ackerman's transformation into table tennis prodigy is complete.


  15. Will you be able to work into your 70s?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Seven years ago, when nearing 70, Dr. Samuel Lupin planned to retire from being a solo physician making house calls to elderly patients. Then his grandson Daniel Stokar, a recent Yeshiva University business school grad, approached him with an intriguing proposition: Let's tether modern telecommunications to your geriatric care practice.


  16. Dr. Gila Leiter Honored for Her Work in Women's Health CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and contributed to research on the effects of postpartum depression. Dr. Leiter received an MD from Yeshiva University and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She is a fellow of the American College of ...


  17. Bernard Pittinsky, ex-Baldwin school board member, dead at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Newsday

    Bernard Pittinsky, of Baldwin, who helped steer Yeshiva University to financial stability as director of finance for 27 years, and served on Baldwin's school board from 1981 to 1993, died of natural causes on Dec. 26, 2016. He was 84. Photo Credit: Pittinsky family Bernard Pittinsky, of Baldwin, who helped steer Yeshiva University to financial stability as director of finance for 27 years, and served on Baldwin's school board from 1981 to 1993, died of natural causes on Dec. 26, 2016.


  18. Day School Groups Plan Merger New national organization to speak for 375 day schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... Community Day School Network, or RAVSAK; the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education, or PEJE; Yeshiva University School Partnership; the Schechter Day School Network and Day Schools of Reform Judaism, or PARDES, announced Jan. 19 the planned ...


  19. Student-made app lets users rank local nightlife venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    Instead of wasting precious time bouncing around from party to party and bar to bar, students at Binghamton University can now use an app to find out how "lit" each venue is. Avi Jerushalmy, a junior at BU majoring in history, co-founded new app "LIT" with his childhood friend Mark Weiss, a sophomore at Yeshiva University in New York City.


  20. A Cappella Group The Maccabeats Back With Another Chanukah ParodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... station groups in the country. Got a nose for [...] The all-male a cappella group, which formed at Yeshiva University, stopped by the CBS2 studios to perform and talk about their new album. "We've been all over the world, performed all over the ...