Archive for the ‘Gifts’ Category

Ronald Rubin

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Dr. Ronald Rubin, already a generous donor of rare volumes to the Library’s Special Collections, presented the Mendel Gottesman Library with a very valuable set of four magnificent volumes this week, in celebration of his birthday, the Biblia Rabbinica (Mikra’ot Gedolot), published in Basel in 1618-1619. This edition, the 6th Biblia Rabbinica, was commissioned by […]

ART and ADAR in the LIBRARY

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Next time you’re on the fifth floor of the Mendel Gottesman Library, be sure to stop and look at the painting ‘Talmud Students / “בבית המדרש by Leopold Pilichowski.  Pilichowski (1869-1933), a well-known painter of Jewish life, is most famous for his monumental painting of the opening of the Hebrew University on Mt. Scopus in […]

Zoltan Erenyi Memorial Collection

Monday, April 13th, 2009

The Yeshiva University Archives is pleased to announce the inception of the Zoltan Erenyi Memorial Collection of Hungarian Judaica.  The collection is named after the late Mr. Zoltan Erenyi,  a”h, who was an author and social worker with a long time interest in the study of the Holocaust and in his Hungarian Jewish heritage. The […]