100 YU Students Travel to The Hague to Support Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

More than 100 Yeshiva University students made a 48-hour trip to the UN’s International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, to support Israel’s sovereign right to self-defense. YU students, accompanied by University administration members Hillel Davis, Peter Ferrara, Beth Hait, and Danny Morris joined members of ZAKA organization and students from Israel, in registering their strong dissatisfaction with the UN court’s proceedings on Israel’s defense barrier.

MACS Play USMMA Mariners Thursday, February 12 at 7:40 PM

With a resounding turnaround of their season, the red-hot Maccabees close out their home schedule tonight with an opportunity to bring both their conference and overall records to the .500 mark for the first time since December 15th. The Macs (9-10, 5-6 Skyline) have now won five straight games as they enter tonight’s game against the perennial Skyline Conference powerhouse, the United States Merchant Marine Academy Mariners.

Joseph Malovany Became Commander of Legion of Honor

On Jan. 26, Joseph Malovany, Distinguished Professor of Liturgical Music at Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music, became a commander of the Legion of Honor, Poland’s equivalent of knighthood. In a ceremony at Blair House in Washington, DC, the Israeli-born cantor of Fifth Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan received the award from Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski in appreciation for his musical contribution to the international and Polish communities.