Archive for May, 2012

Rubin Renewal

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Rubin Hall is molting, shedding its skin for a new, 21st century, energy efficient upgrade. The cornerstone laying for the seven-story dormitory took place fifty-six years ago on June 10, 1956. YU’s Public Relations Department, headed by Sam Hartstein, issued a steady stream of communications on the progress of the construction. On February 21, 1957, […]

Rambish- Database of the Month:

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Rambish – Reshimat Ma’amarim shel Bene ha-Yeshivot (Index to Articles in Yeshiva Publications) is a growing Hebrew language database that indexes Torah articles from journals published by individual yeshivot and articles whose main readership is the yeshivah community. It is this particular focus which differentiates Rambish from its punned eponym, the more academically oriented Rambi. […]

The Megillah: Majesty & Mystery

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Megillah: Majesty & Mystery, by Rabbi Norman Lamm; compiled and edited by Joel B. Wolowelsky. OU Press and RIETS Yeshiva University Press, 2012. Rabbi Norman Lamm’s latest publication, The Megillah: Majesty & Mystery, is a combination of old and new. The material for the book was put together by Dr. Joel B. Wolowelsky based […]