On Tuesday, November 1, the Alfred and Evelyn H. Solomon Rare Book Room was formally dedicated at Yeshiva University’s Mendel Gottesman Library of Hebrew/Judaica by their children, Julia and Todd Solomon.
Todd Solomon explained the connection between the rare book room and his parents. “Jews are called, by some, people of the book. My father, […]
YU’s Program for Jewish Genetic Health recently launched a new, online educational resource, GeneSights, to inform Jewish individuals about the many genetic health conditions that affect the Jewish community.
The website, www.genesights.com, was launched in cooperation with YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
GeneSights consists of individual “lessons” with topics selected based on their […]
On April 16, Yishai Eisenberg, a freshman at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy / Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB), became the first non-Israeli in 20 years to win the Chidon HaTanakh, Israel’s annual International Bible Competition for high school students. Eisenberg, of Passiac, NJ, dominated the competition from the outset, becoming the first champion in its 50-year […]
Students Present Seforim Sale February 3 to March 3; North America’s Largest Jewish Book Sale will Benefit Victims of Sandy
The students of Yeshiva University will present their annual Seforim Sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, from February 3 to March 3 in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. […]
Jeffrey Gurock’s City of Promises Awarded 2012 National Jewish Book of the Year
The Jewish Book Council has named City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York (NYU Press, September 2012) recipient of The Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year Award.
The three-volume work—with contributions from Jeffrey S. Gurock, Libby […]