Yeshiva University students, alumni, and faculty will mark 350 years of Jewish life in America at a celebration April 20 that features historical and literary readings.
The Yeshiva University Archives recently acquired the Herbert S. and Rebecca Collection, thanks to a generous gift from Michael Jesselson, a member of the YU Board of Trustees. Mr. Jesselson’s gift continues his family’s tradition of enriching the library collections. Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein (1890-1970) was a seminal figure in American Orthodox Judaism. He was…
Seniors Ryan Almaleh and Eric Antes led Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy of Overland Park, KS, to victory at the 13th Annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament of Yeshiva University, as the Rams defeated top-seeded and previously unbeaten Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (TMSTA), 50-34, in the championship game March 22.
Two students at Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (SWHSG) – freshman Mara Hershkovitz of Kew Garden Hills and junior Michal Soskel-Lozanov of Riverdale – were both awarded second prize in a recent March of Dimes essay contest. Students had to respond to the following topic: “Describe stem cell research and also discuss the social, medical, and ethical implications.”
Some 800 years after his death, Moses Maimonides remains one of Judaism’s most enduring icons. And according to scholars attending a conference sponsored by Yeshiva University and New York University, his works remain relevant in addressing today’s moral and ethical challenges, including the causes and treatments for common depression.
In one of the most thrilling games of the Red Sarachek Tournament so far, the Ramaz Rams (1-1 Red Sarachek) defeated the Valley Torah Wolfpack (1-2 Red Sarachek) 39-37 in come-from-behind fashion.
On a day that promises to be big, the Yeshivat Rambam of Baltimore Red Storm got things going with a bang.
In yet another exciting finish at the Max Stern Athletic Center, Yavneh held off the lower seeded Lions of Eshkol.
Yeshiva of Boca Raton (1-1 Sarachek) scored the first 17 points of the first game of Saturday night. And although Beren of Houston (0-3 Sarachek) was able to play them to a near stalemate the rest of the way, the outcome was never in doubt as the Storm defeated the Stars, 50-32.
This is what Sarachek is all about.