Daily Archives: February 4, 2009


Rococo-Style Manuscript on Library Web Site Gives Glimpse of Jewish Communal Life in 1765 Germany

Yeshiva University’s library has given new life to a rare illuminated Hebrew manuscript from 1765 by posting it online as a Web exhibit. The manuscript, called a memorbuch, from the German town of Auras (now in Poland) is unusual for its elaborate Rococo-style illustrations.


High School Students From Across North America To Gather At Yeshiva University’s Annual Model UN Conference

Hundreds of high school students from across North America will gather at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut to debate the world’s fate at the 19th annual Yeshiva University National Model United Nations (YUNMUN) conference. The event will take place on February 8 – 10 and is expected to draw about 450 students representing 42 high schools from both the United States and Canada.