Tag Archives: New York City

Defining a Generation

S. Daniel Abraham Honors Students Visit World Trade Center Site Two architectural historians from the Municipal Arts Society recently led students in Stern College for Women’s S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program on a walking tour of the World Trade Center area.  As one of the program’s many extracurricular offerings, the pedestrian tour of lower Manhattan

David Stern’s Paintings on View at YU Museum Record His Energetic Response to Life in New York City

The Yeshiva University Museum is the first venue of a national traveling exhibition of paintings by David Stern, a German native who immigrated to New York City in 1995. The 57 paintings and drawings in “Abstraction, Figuration, and the Spiritual David Stern: The American Years (1995-2008)” demonstrate shifts in form and content in Stern’s work since the artist arrived in New York.

Documentary About Jews and Basketball Featuring Coach Red Sarachek Premiers in New York City

When filmmaker David Vyorst decided to make “The First Basket,” a documentary about Jews and basketball, his research led him to Yeshiva University’s legendary coach Red Sarachek. The late Sarachek, deeply loved and immensely respected by his players, was also a major figure in the development of the game.

Students Share Purim Spirit with Hospital Patients Around New York City

On Purim, over 60 Yeshiva University students helped spread the holiday festivities to fellow Jews by participating in the annual Simcha Deliveries program. Dressed in costume, the young men and women visited patients, sang, and delivered mishloach manot, traditional holiday gifts of food, to eight different hospitals and nursing homes around Manhattan and the Bronx.