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Twenty Y.U. High School Students Earn Israeli Culture Immersion Experience

Yeshiva University (www.yu.edu) announced today that 20 outstanding tenth graders from the Yeshiva University high schools – 10 from the Yeshiva University High School for Boys/Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB) and 10 from the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) – will be participating in a unique six-week student exchange program with Israeli high schools. Now in its second year, the program aims to immerse the American students in Israeli culture and help them connect with their Israeli counterparts.

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YU Receives $11 Million from Jim Joseph Foundation to Advance Jewish Life through Jewish Education

On the heels of a $4 million grant to Yeshiva University last September, the San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation announced today that it is making a new $11 million grant to bring its overall investment in YU’s training and credentialing of Jewish educators to a historic $15 million over the next four years. With new grants in the same amount to The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC), the Foundation has now committed a total of $45 million to increase the number of credentialed future Jewish educators and improve the quality of professional preparation and Jewish education they receive.

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YU Receives $11 Million from Jim Joseph Foundation to Advance Jewish Life through Jewish Education

On the heels of a $4 million grant to Yeshiva University last September, the San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation announced today that it is making a new $11 million grant to bring its overall investment in YU’s training and credentialing of Jewish educators to a historic $15 million over the next four years. With new grants in the same amount to The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC), the Foundation has now committed a total of $45 million to increase the number of credentialed future Jewish educators and improve the quality of professional preparation and Jewish education they receive.

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YU to Host Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Scholar-in-Residence Program on May 3 Featuring Elliott Abrams, Robin Wright and David Albright

With Iran’s defiance of the Western world in creating nuclear weapons and President Obama considering a number of measures to counteract Iran’s agenda, Yeshiva University will host a discussion entitled “What To Do About Iran’s Nuclear Program?” with Elliot Abrams, Senior Fellow of the Council of Foreign Relations; Robin Wright, Senior Fellow of the U.S. Institute of Peace; and David Albright, Former Nuclear Weapons Inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on Monday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schottenstein Cultural Center, 239 E. 34th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Aves.

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YU Students Organize North America's Largest Jewish Book Sale From January 24 to February 15

The students of Yeshiva University (YU) will hold their annual SOY Seforim Sale from January 24 through February 15 in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave. on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. The sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, is organized entirely by YU students who run the entire operation from ordering to setting up the premises, marketing and all the technology the project entails. Proceeds support a myriad of initiatives, including student activities on campus and student-lead outreach programs in the Jewish community.

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YU Pays Tribute to the Supporters of the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study at the Building’s Dedication

In the two weeks since the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study opened on the Wilf Campus, its walls have vibrated with the hum of students learning in its two-storey beit midrash [study hall]. That “harmonic symphony of Torah study,” to use President Richard M. Joel’s words, erupted into a rousing chorus of celebration as students and their rebbes, alumni and staff danced in the streets at the dedication of the new building on Sunday, Sept. 13.

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