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Yeshiva University Recognized for its Comprehensive Mental Health Programming by the Jed Foundation.

The Jed Foundation, a leading nonprofit working to protect the emotional health of teenagers and colleges students, today announced that Yeshiva University is among the inaugural colleges and universities awarded the JedCampus Seal. The Seal recognizes schools that exhibit comprehensive mental health promotion and suicide prevention programming on campus. The Seal—valid for two years— is part of the Foundation’s JedCampus program, the first nationwide program to facilitate a school’s ability to assess and enhance their mental health support system from a campus-wide perspective.

(Photo: Courtesy of the Jed Foundation)

(Photo: Courtesy of the Jed Foundation)

“We are thrilled to be able to announce the first schools in the nation to receive the JedCampus Seal. These schools have shown they employ a comprehensive, community-based approach to mental health care which will result in the identification of and care for more at-risk students,” said John MacPhee, executive director of The Jed Foundation. Read the rest of this entry…

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In its Fourth Decade, Torah Tours Enriches Holiday Celebrations in Communities Across North America

This Simchat Torah, nearly 300 Yeshiva University students and alumni traveled to 60 communities across North America as part of the Center for the Jewish Future’s Aaron and Blanche Schreiber Torah Tours program.

Now in its fourth decade, the program sends hundreds of young men and women to synagogues all over the United States Read the rest of this entry…

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