Monthly Archives: March 2004

Libraries Acquire Goldstein Papers

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

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Wins 13th Annual Red Sarachek High School Basketball Tournament

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 Samuel H. Wang High School for Girls Students Receive Second Prize in Essay Contest

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.”