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Yeshiva University Works With Local Yeshivot and Day Schools to Strengthen School Boards

On December 22, Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership convened a program on “Building Boards for Economic and Strategic Success for Yeshivot and Day Schools” in the Five Towns and Rockaways. The program is the sixth in a series this past year that helps schools to engage in research-based data-driven practices to improve their fiscal solvency.

Pava Publishes New Book

Moses Pava Offers Spiritual Tools to Stimulate Conversation About Business Ethics Dr. Moses Pava, noting what he calls “huge, huge ethical lapses” in the business world, is using his latest book to help people of all faiths talk about the dilemma. Pava, the Alvin Einbender Professor of Business Ethics at Sy Syms School of Business,

Combating MRSA Infections

Einstein Researchers’ Novel Nanotechnology Heals Abscesses Caused by Resistant Staph Bacteria Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a new approach for treating and healing skin abscesses caused by bacteria resistant to most antibiotics. The study appears in the journal PLoS One. Abscesses are deep skin infections that often resist

Spreading Light in the Neighborhood

Students from Local George Washington High School Learn About Hanukkah at YU Yeshiva University shared the light of Hanukkah with its neighbors when 15 students from the local George Washington High School attended a holiday party hosted by a group of Yeshiva’s Presidential Fellows on Dec. 18. See a photo gallery of the event here.

Landmark Ruling in European Court

European Court of Human Rights Finds That Bosnia’s Political Ban on Jews and Roma Is Discriminatory The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the exclusion of Jews and Roma from Bosnia’s highest state offices is unlawful discrimination in a ground-breaking case in which Sheri P. Rosenberg of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Students Get Taste of Israeli High School

Exchange Program with Israeli High Schools Immerses 10th Graders in Israeli Culture Twenty outstanding 10th graders from the Yeshiva University High Schools – 10 from the Yeshiva University High School for Boys/Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB) and 10 from the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) – are participating in a

Yeshiva University Learning Program Comes to the Five Towns

Yeshiva University’s (YU) Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) will bring their popular Yom Rishon series to the Five Towns community on Sunday, December 27 at 10 am at the Young Israel of Woodmere, 850 Peninsula Boulevard, Woodmere, NY. Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, senior scholar at the CJF, will discuss Asarah B’Tevet: From ancient times to the 21st Century.

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