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YU Hosts 26th Sarachek Basketball Invitational

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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Exploring Esther: Reflections on the Megillah

Experts to Share Literary, Political and Sociological Insights on Purim Story at February 28 Revel Event On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 7:15 p.m, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies of Yeshiva University, in partnership with Lincoln Square Synagogue at 180 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City, will present “Exploring Esther: Literary, Political and

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Standing Up for Israel

More Than 100 Students Advocate for Israel on Mission to Washington, D.C. Last week, more than 100 Yeshiva University students participated in a pro-Israel lobbying mission to Washington, D.C. The mission involved a phalanx of campus political groups, led by the Yeshiva University Political Awareness Club (YUPAC) and including the YU Israel Club, Yeshiva University College Democrats,

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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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