Diplomats and guests gathered at the Park East Synagogue in Manhattan on Jan. 24 to hear Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke discuss “Discipline Versus Dissent: A Dilemma in Times of Moral Crisis.”
On the evening of January 20, more than 2,000 students, friends, and family participated in the 2007 Women’s Choir Competition, “Kol Chatan V’kol Kallah,” co-sponsored by Yeshiva University and Kedma, an international student organization funded by United Jewish Appeal’s Partnership 2000 program.
More than 150 Yeshiva University alumni and friends joined together at the Hazvi Yisrael (Hovevei Tzion) synagogue in Jerusalem for a Kollel Yom Rishon and Midreshet Yom Rishon night of learning in January.
Rochel Berman, author of Dignity Beyond Death: The Jewish Preparation for Burial, was at Stern College for Women on Wednesday, Jan. 24, speaking to students about the process and beauty of Tahara, or ritual cleansing of the dead.
Yeshiva University Hosts Community Day of Learning in Denver to Discuss Roles of Parents and Educators
Yeshiva University (YU) will present a Community Day of Learning on the topic of “Raising Positive Children: The Respective Roles of Parents and Educators,” hosted by the Denver Academy of Torah, on Sunday, February 4, from 9 am to 12:30 pm, at 6825 East Alameda Ave., in Denver.
Yeshiva University undergraduate students, under the guidance of the university’s Center for the Jewish Future, participated in a Five Borough Chesed Tour on Sunday, January 28, at five different locations in New York City.
Yeshiva University (YU) President Richard M. Joel will celebrate the university’s partnership with Los Angeles alumni, donors, parents, and friends at a gala reception and dinner organized by Yeshiva University’s Los Angeles Community Council and the YU Office of Alumni Affairs on Sunday, February 11. The gathering will be hosted by Yeshiva College alumnus Avi Steinlauf (1993) of Edmunds.com and his family, and will take place at their company’s new corporate headquarters in Santa Monica. The reception will begin at 5:30 pm, and the dinner will begin at 6:30 pm.
Yeshiva University undergraduate students, under the guidance of the university’s Center for the Jewish Future, will be participating in a Five Borough Chesed Tour on Sunday, January 28, at five different locations in New York City.
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke to Speak on “Discipline VS. Dissent” at Rabbi Arthur Schneier Center for International Affairs of Yeshiva University on January 24
Former UN Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke will speak on the conflicts facing diplomats and people of conscience in times of moral crisis when he keynotes an event sponsored by the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Center for International Affairs at Yeshiva University on Wednesday, January 24. The program begins at 8 p.m. at the Park East Synagogue, 164 East 68th St.
In an effort to sensitize students to the signs of abusive relationships, Yeshiva University’s Counseling Center, the Wilf Campus Office of Student Affairs, and YU’s Center for the Jewish Future hosted “Flowers Aren’t Enough,” a one-woman show starring Naomi Ackerman.