Monthly Archives: April 2014

Elliot Steinmetz, new men's basketball head coach

Yeshiva University Names Elliot Steinmetz New Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Former Maccabee Selected to Join Flourishing Yeshiva Athletics Program Yeshiva University has announced Elliot Steinmetz as its head men’s basketball coach.  Steinmetz, a 2002 graduate of YU’s Sy Syms School of Business who lettered on YU’s basketball team for three seasons from 1999-02, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the men’s basketball program

YU and OU Press Republish Rabbi Rakeffet’s Books

Rakeffet’s Bernard Revel Biography Republished; Yeshiva University Presents May 4 Book Launch and Lecture Yeshiva University Press, in conjunction with OU Press, announces the republication of two landmark books by Rabbi Dr. Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff, professor of rabbinic literature at YU’s Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Institute, Bernard Revel: Builder of American Orthodoxy and The Silver Era:

Dr. Charles Raffel

In Memoriam, Charles Raffel

Yeshiva University Mourns Passing of Professor of Jewish Philosophy Dr. Charles Raffel Yeshiva University is saddened by the loss of Dr. Charles Raffel, longtime professor of Jewish philosophy at Stern College for Women, who passed away suddenly on the evening of April 19. Born August 28, 1950, Raffel was a graduate of Wesleyan and Brandeis Universities. Rabbi

Alexander Brody Memorial Lecture

Dr. Michael Kremer to Deliver April 29 Economics  Lecture at Yeshiva University  Dr. Michael Robert Kremer, Harvard University’s Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics, will deliver the annual Alexander Brody Distinguished Lecture in Economics at Yeshiva University on Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 pm. The lecture, titled “Improving Health in the

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