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Gruss Foundation Awards Central Major STEM Grant

Gruss Foundation Awards Central Major STEM Grant

Yeshiva University High School for Girls Receives $191,000 for STEM Education The Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) recently received $191,000 grant from the Gruss Foundation to put in place an innovative STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) that increases girls’ participation in disciplines that have been traditionally dominated by


Alumni Band Together

Helping Israel Through ACHI In 2004, a group of Central High School and Stern College for Women alumni banded together to form ACHI (“my brother”), an acronym for American Communities Helping Israel. The organization, which was founded during a time when Israel was suffering from a lack of tourists, seeks to create opportunities to raise

Aleeza and Avi Lauer

YU High Schools Annual Dinner

May 12 Gala will Honor Community Leaders and Dedicated Faculty Yeshiva University High Schools (YUHS) will host their Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 12, at the Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York. Faculty honorees include Ruth Fried, chairperson of the science department and director of the Science Institute at the Samuel H. Wang

YU Presents Day of Torah Study

Yeshiva University and RIETS Present December 25 Yarchei Kallah  Yeshiva University and the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will present a communitywide Yarchei Kallah [gathering for Torah study] Thursday, December 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Studies, 515 West 185th Street, New York City.

YU Co-Sponsors Bible Competition

First Ever National Finals Outside of Israel Scheduled for November 30 Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future and the Orthodox Union will be co-sponsoring the U.S. National Bible Contest for Adults, an event that will determine which outstanding Bible scholars will represent the United States at the International Chidon HaTanach [Bible Contest] for Adults

Joy Rochwarger Balsam z"l

Central’s Israel Guidance Program Honors Beloved Educator

YU High School for Girls Renames Program Dedicated in Memory of Joy Rochwarger Balsam z”l Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) recently dedicated their Israel guidance program in memory of Joy Rochwarger Balsam, a beloved teacher who touched the lives of hundreds of students in Israel and the United States. The