The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University and the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University will sponsor an international conference commemorating the 800th anniversary of the death of the great theorist and polymath Moses Maimonides. The conference will take place from Sunday, March 21 to Tuesday, March 23.
Kathryn O. Greenberg, Esq. was unanimously elected chairman of the board of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University at a meeting held early in March. She succeeds Earle I. Mack, who held the position since 1992. This marks the first time in Cardozo’s history that the chairman comes from the ranks of its alumni. Ms. Greenberg is a 1982 cum laude graduate of the law school.
The 13th annual Red Sarachek High School Basketball Tournament, named for Yeshiva University’s legendary men’s basketball coach, will take place Thursday, March 18 to Sunday, March 22 at YU’s Max Stern Athletic Center on its uptown Wilf Campus, 185th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. The games will be broadcast live at www.yu.edu/sarachek.
This year’s annual Seforim Sale, a student-run project of the Student Organization at Yeshiva (SOY), was held from Feb. 9 to Feb. 29 in Belfer Hall at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus.
This summer, YU undergraduates will get the chance to walk in the footsteps of Charles Dickens and James Joyce, dig for artifacts in ancient sites, and study life under the sea.
Shalom Sokolow, a junior at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy – Yeshiva University High School for Boys, was given a plaque and $1500 during a ceremony March 1 for his first place finish in the second round of the 2004 American Legion Oratorical Contest.
Construction of a security barrier is Israel’s best short-term option against Palestinian terror attacks and demographic dangers that threaten the country’s Jewish character.
YU STUDENTS ATTEND NATIONAL HILLEL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL JUSTICE