Faculty articles


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


Understanding the Transformation of Spousal Law

Honors Lecture Explores Marriage and Family in the Context of Civil and Religious Law  On February 8, Dr. Shahar Lifshitz gave a fascinating lecture on spousal law both inside and outside of Israel as part of a collaboration between the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College and the Zahava and Moshael Straus

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Stern College Chemistry Club Receives Travel Grant

Students to Present Research and Receive Honorable Mention at ACS National Meeting The Stern College for Women Chemistry Club, a student affiliate chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), has been awarded a grant to subsidize student travel to the spring ACS national meeting in San Francisco, California this April, where the chapter will also


A Thousand Years of Jewish Thought

New YU, Koren Publication Brings Masterworks of Jewish Philosophy to the Masses Yeshiva University will publish Books of the People: Revisiting Classic Works of Jewish Thought, an examination of the texts that have come to play key roles in the continuum of Jewish discourse. Sponsored by YU’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought,

Yeshivas Bein HaSemesterim

Learning L’shma

During Winter Break, Students Dive into Full-Time Torah Study Finals were in the rear view and classes were out for the semester, but at Yeshiva University, Torah learning continued to light up campus during intersession. While most college students eagerly await the break between semesters, for undergraduates at YU, the window between classes offer an


CJF Presents New Semester of Community Beit Midrash

Six Weekly Lectures Will Feature Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman and Rabbi Hayyim Angel Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will present a Community Beit Midrash for six Wednesdays in February and March on the Israel Henry Beren Campus at 215 Lexington Avenue, New York City. The dates are February 8, 15 and 22, and