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86th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Delivers Keynote Address, Record $4.1 Million Raised Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, NJ, delivered the keynote address at Yeshiva University’s (YU) 86th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City on December 12. The mayor implored members of the audience, and the Jewish community at large,

You've Been Chosen, Now Act Chosen

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Implores Audience to be True to Itself in Hanukkah Dinner Keynote Address Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, NJ, and the keynote speaker at Yeshiva University’s (YU) 86th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City, implored members of the audience, and the Jewish community at large,

Concert to Benefit Women's Charities

Social Justice Society Presents Empowerment Benefit Chanukah Concert on Dec. 7 The YU Social Justice Society is holding a Chanukah concert for women. Inspired by the recent global and humanitarian movement to empower women, the concert will raise funds for three different women charities: CAMFED (women’s education in Africa), ORA (Organization for the Resolution of

New York Times Ad

Dining for the Divine

The Tradition of the Chanukah Dinner in Building Yeshiva University (By Shulamit Berger) Large Hebrew letters boldly crowned Yeshiva’s advertisement in the New York Times on November 8, 1928, an early instance of Hebrew characters gracing that venerable publication: “זה היום עשה ד’ נגילה ונשמחה בו” ‘”This is the day that the Lord hath made: let

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