Tag Archives: Statement

Message From the Board of Trustees

You might be aware that a majority of the undergraduate faculty of Yeshiva College who participated in a vote passed a resolution of No Confidence in President Richard Joel. This is an unfortunate development, given the Administration’s work and many meetings with the faculty to develop plans to enhance the quality of the educational experience

Update from President Joel

I’ve promised to keep you apprised of significant developments as we continue the important work of building a sustainable Yeshiva University for generations to come. A number of positive initiatives are underway, but I am writing to you primarily to report that the University has just entered into an agreement to sell 10 residential properties

Statement from YU and RIETS

Yeshiva University and its affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) today issued the following statement in response to media reports that one of our rabbinical students may be denied ordination due to his participation in a “partnership minyan”: 

Statement on Dismissal of Lawsuit

We are gratified that the federal court recognized the validity of our arguments in dismissing the case against Yeshiva University, which has been an incredibly trying process for all involved.  Our thoughts and remorse remain with those affected and harmed, and the confidential counseling services of Yeshiva University remain available to them. Now we continue