Yeshiva University (YU) President Richard M. Joel has called the decision by the Israel Ministry of Education not to recognize academic degrees to YU graduates who have immigrated to Israel “inconceivable” and “unacceptable.”
Students at Yeshiva College and Sy Syms School of Business on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights are the beneficiaries of a new Sefer Torah presented by the Lipman family of New York and Memphis, TN.
Scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have observed for the first time that gene expression can occur in the form of discrete “pulses” of gene activity.
The Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS) at Stern College for Women will expand this fall to offer an intensive two-year senior fellowship to two program graduates. It will be the first program of its kind in the United States.
Once a month, the Center for the Jewish Future facilitates a shidduch between Stern College for Women and women in the community who are interested in Torah learning.
Hundreds of YU students, faculty, alumni and friends enthusiastically marched up Fifth Avenue in the annual Salute to Israel Parade. President Richard M. Joel led the YU contingent that accompanied a parade float and live music was provided by Blue Fringe.
“A few months ago, if someone had asked me to name five rabbis in the United States, I could not have done it,” says Rabbi Rafael Feuerstein, chairman of Tzohar, the largest organization of religious Zionist rabbis in Israel.