Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Three YU Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

$36,000 Prizes Celebrate Progression in Jewish Education; Three Additional Alumni Receive Honorable Mentions Three alumni of Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration—Rabbi Yoni Fein ’13YC ’14A, Shira Greenspan ’14A and Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky ’04YC ’07R ’15A—have been awarded 2017 Kohelet Prizes celebrating progression in Jewish education. The annual prize from the

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YU Hosts 26th Sarachek Basketball Invitational

20 Teams Vie for Top Spot in North America’s Most Prestigious Jewish High School Basketball Competition Yeshiva University will convene 20 yeshiva high school basketball teams from across the U.S. and Canada from March 2-6 for YU’s 26th Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament. The teams will face off at the Max Stern Athletic Center on

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Blech Publishes Passover Haggada

New Book by Rabbi Benjamin Blech Offers Commentary and Insight into Themes of Seder Night This Pesach, a new book by Rabbi Benjamin Blech, professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University, integrates his unique insight into the traditions and themes of Seder night with the complete text of the haggada. Titled Redemption, Then and Now: Pesah Haggada (Menorah

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Realism, Impressionism and 19th Century France

Humanities in Dialogue Series Explores Social Change Through Art in Professor Young’s Recent Book The latest installment of the Humanities in Dialogue series—discussions between faculty members with different areas of expertise, presented by the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College—offered a lively interview of Dr. Marnin Young about his recent book, Realism

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YU’s 27th Model United Nations

Hundreds of Student Delegates Practice International Diplomacy and Form New Friendships at Yeshiva University Model UN Competition At Yeshiva University’s 27th Model United Nations (YUNMUN) competition last week, more than 400 yeshiva high school and community day school students from around the world gathered at the Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Stamford, Connecticut, to play

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