Four of Yeshiva University’s extraordinary communal leaders and philanthropists and Dominick P. Purpura, MD, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will be honored at the university’s 80th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 12, at The Waldorf =Astoria.
Scholars Gather for International Conference on Biblical and Rabbinic Commentators from 12th and 13th Centuries
Contrary to his reputation for rationalism, the Jewish philosopher Maimonides in his youth explored mysticism as a way to characterize the divine realm.
Lamport Auditorium was the site of an exciting and heated contest of musical talents when more than 600 students, parents and guests attended a rousing concert on November 16. Five popular Jewish bands squared off at the Third Annual Battle of the Bands featuring a special guest appearance by Simply Tsfat.
Yeshiva University formally dedicated the Wilf Campus during an annual reception for its boards of trustees on November 16.
Stern College for Women students from the Cleveland area had the opportunity to have dinner Tuesday with Morry J. Weiss, chairman of the Board of Trustees, to discuss their experiences at Stern.
On a sunny day in Washington Heights, the sky seemed especially bright over Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus. It was no doubt a positive portent for the school, as hundreds of prospective students and their parents attended Sunday’s Open House 2004 program, meeting with President Richard M. Joel, YU professors, and current students of YU’s Yeshiva College and Sy Syms School of Business.
“Challenges and Opportunities: Orthodox Families Confront a Changing World,” the final lecture in a seven-part series commemorating the 50th anniversary of Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 pm at Yeshiva University’s Geraldine Schottenstein Cultural Center, 239-241
East 34th Street, Manhattan.
His reputation precedes him and controversy often overshadows his stature as a fiction writer. However, during his visit to the Wilf Campus, acclaimed author Salman Rushdie was engaging, disarming, and surprisingly nonchalant about his public image.
Students in Yeshiva College’s Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program and Stern College for Women’s S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program attended a Nov. 9 lecture given by Prof. David Berger.
Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration hosted a dinner reception Monday, Oct. 25 for students and faculty to get together in an informal setting.