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YU Welcomes New Advancement VP

Alyssa Herman Appointed Vice President for Institutional Advancement Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman has announced the appointment of Alyssa Herman ’92S as vice president for institutional advancement. An alumna and accomplished chief development officer, Herman brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the position, including a successful track record in raising major


In Memoriam, Rabbi Dr. Joel Hochman

Yeshiva University Mourns the Passing of Longtime Sy Syms Professor Yeshiva University is saddened by the passing of Rabbi Dr. Joel Hochman z”l, the Philip H. Cohen Professor of Accounting at the Sy Syms School of Business. Hochman had served as a member of the University faculty for 23 years. “Professor Hochman’s dedication to his


Torah Tours Hits The Road

Yeshiva University Students Enhance Shavuot Celebrations in Communities Across North America and the United Kingdom This Shavuot, more than 70 Yeshiva University students traveled to 17 communities across North America and the United Kingdom to share their love of Torah and enliven holiday celebrations as part of the Aaron and Blanche Schreiber Torah Tours. “Every

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Illuminating the Holiday Prayers

New Volume in Mitokh Ha-Ohel Series Shares Insight and Inspiration from University Scholars  In Judaism, lengthy holiday prayer services can inspire reactions that range from uplifted to frustrated. The text, the additional services, the Torah and Haftarah readings, while intended to convey the themes and significance of these special days, can often seem foreign to

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YU Marches for Israel

Students, Alumni and Friends of Yeshiva University Celebrate Israel at Annual Parade More than 1,800 members of the Yeshiva University community, including students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends, marched up Fifth Avenue to mark Israel’s 69th year of independence at the annual Celebrate Israel Parade on Sunday, June 4. The student contingent included representatives from