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New Alumni Networking Group Offers Exclusive Opportunities

YU Real Estate Executive Circle Established to Create High-Level Connections In its ongoing campaign to create rewarding networking opportunities for Yeshiva University alumni, the Office of Alumni Affairs has established the YU Real Estate Executive Circle. The group is an outgrowth of the YU Real Estate Professionals, a networking group with a current membership of

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New CIO Appointed at YU

James Vasquez Named as Chief Information Officer On August 1, James (Jim) Vasquez was appointed as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Yeshiva University; he had been serving on an interim basis. Vasquez joins YU from Ellucian, a leading provider of software and services to higher ed institutions, where he was CIO in their Leadership Services group. In

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New Chair at Stern College

Murray Laulicht ’61YC Will Helm Stern College Board of Overseers This Fall Yeshiva University has announced that Murray Laulicht of Bal Harbour, Florida, and West Orange, New Jersey, has been elected the incoming chair of the Board of Overseers of Stern College for Women. Laulicht graduated from Yeshiva College in 1961 and from Columbia University

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Into The New Century

This September marks the centennial of the founding of The Marsha Stern Talmudical Society/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB).  YUHSB opened its doors on Sunday, September 3, 1916, thanks to efforts of two men: Dr. Solomon Hurwitz, the editor of The Jewish Forum, and Dr. Bernard Revel, who at that time was the president

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Preparing to Mourn the Temple

CJF Offers Array of Inspirational Shiurim and Programming for Tisha B’Av and Three Weeks As the Jewish calendar passes through the summer months, the period colloquially known as “The Three Weeks” is being observed through various stages of mourning over the destruction of the two Temples and other Jewish tragedies. The period began with Shiva Asar B’Tammuz, the

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