Hakarot ha’tov (expressions of gratitude) was the motivation and theme of a recent trip to the Republic of Palau by 10 students from Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy—Yeshiva University High School for Boys. The students embarked Jan. 9 on the 10-day journey to show their appreciation for the tiny North Pacific nation’s steadfast support of Israel in the United Nations.
A new resource on the Wilf Campus has proven valuable in enhancing the quality of student life.
Hundreds of high school students from across North America will debate topics ranging from improving women’s healthcare to illicit weapons trade in the Balkan states at the 15th Annual Yeshiva University National Model United Nations (YUNMUN) conference, Feb. 6-8.
The academic year ended on an extremely high note for Michel Rosenfeld when he received word that on June 4, 2004 French President Jacques Chirac signed a decree awarding the Cardozo professor the Legion of Honor, the French government’s highest and most prestigious award.
Yeshiva University’s Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies is commemorating the 800th anniversary of the death of Moses Maimonides—legendary Talmudist, philosopher, and physician—with a display of artifacts and books in the lobby of Furst Hall on the Wilf Campus.
Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel today announced the appointment of Richard C. Bieler to the post of Senior Executive Director for Community Affairs, effective immediately.
BRONX, NY — In their latest finding on the brain’s role in controlling appetite and weight, researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have shown that reducing levels of fatty acids in the hypothalamus causes rats to overeat and become obese. Their results suggest that restoring fatty-acid levels in the brain may be a promising way to treat obesity. The study, published in the January 15th on-line edition of Nature Neuroscience, was led by Dr. Luciano Rossetti, director of the Diabetes Research Center at Einstein. (The paper will appear in print in the February issue.)
Yeshiva University (YU) students have launched a campaign to raise awareness of widespread poverty in Israel. The grassroots, student-run campaign called L’man Achai (for the sake of our brothers) will educate and strive to enable the American community to alleviate poverty in Israel. University President Richard M. Joel endorsed the initiative and commended the students for undertaking this effort.
Jan 5, 2005 — Yeshiva University students spending winter break in Israel will be able to enjoy several exciting events and participate in chesed opportunities organized by YU’s Israel Club. Activities include: Friday, Jan. 14 10 am: A walking tour of the Old City of Jerusalem. Tuesday, Jan. 18 9:30 am-12:30 pm: YU alumni who…
New York, NY, Jan. 5, 2005 – Yeshiva University’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams travel to Florida later this month to compete against teams from the Miami metropolitan area.