Archive for May 1st, 2012

Lights, Camera, Action: Alumni Who Work in the Entertainment Industry Are Stars Behind and In the Scenes

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

ARI PINCHOT ’94YC AND AVI SAVITSKY ’93YC: THE PRODUCERS Ari Pinchot ’94YC always liked the movies but never considered it a potential career, instead picturing himself as a teacher. “It wasn’t until a pulpit rabbi delivered a speech about the religious themes in Star Wars that I understood that movies could impact people on a […]

The Verdict Is In: Naomi Maryles ’96S, First Female Attorney to Work With U.S. Beit Din

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

After graduating from Stern College for Women and New York University School of Law, Naomi Maryles ’96S was set with a job at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, a highly esteemed law firm in Manhattan. Newly married to her husband, Rabbi Bini Maryles ’97SB, ’00R, ’10AZ, she was employed at the firm for several […]

RIETS Reunions and Shavuos Retreat

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

RIETS hosted a Roshei Yeshiva reunion for students of Rabbi Aharon Kahn, Rabbi Yaakov Neuberger and Rabbi Michael Rosensweig at the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study in March. Each rosh yeshiva spoke about Pesach-related topics. Rabbi Yona Reiss, the Max and Marion Grill Dean of RIETS, declared, “It is part of our […]

Like iPads? Like Us on Facebook! Contest Ignites Excitement Among Alumni

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

It’s a new world, and much of that world is online. As a result, the Office of Alumni Affairs has amped up its presence on the web, including an active Facebook page which we regularly update with news about YU alumni events, announcements of upcoming programs, contests with the chance to win YU swag, and […]

Upcoming Sports Events Around Campus

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Attention sports fans! There are a number of sports-related programs happening at YU. On Sunday, May 6, Coach Johnny Halpert will be recognized for his 40 years as coach of the YU Macs men’s basketball team with a special tribute and naming of the basketball court in his honor. An endowed scholarship has been established […]

Faculty Fast Facts

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Jesse Itzkowitz earned PhDs in marketing and cognitive psychology from the University of Florida before joining Yeshiva University’s Syms School of Business in Fall 2009. His research intertwines these two disciplines and examines how consumers’ cognitive processes affect managerial strategies related to product positioning and branding. He was selected by the faculty of the University […]