The Lower East Side, one of the most famous neighborhoods of New York City, home to thousands of early immigrants, many of whom were Eastern European Jews who determined the shape of the city during much of the 20th Century.
Mixing commemoration and celebration, Yeshiva University students, faculty, and alumni yesterday marked Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) at Wilf Campus with a candlelight vigil to Israel’s fallen soldiers and songs and dancing honoring 56 years of Jewish statehood.
How democracy and theocracy coexist will take center stage at a May 2 lecture sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. The discussion, “Democracy and Religion: Fighting for Israel’s Soul,” will take place at 8 pm at the Teaneck, NJ, home of Leora and Jonathan Kukin.
Research papers on how adult children cope with divorce, together with aspects of adolescent behavior and obesity and myths about marriage, highlighted Yeshiva University’s first annual conference on behavioral sciences hosted by the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology on April 22.
Organized and run by students, the Annual Awards Dinner of the Sy Syms School of Business honoring the 2004 graduates, was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Ari Spodek, a junior, led the festivities as MC and Sy Syms, founder of the school and Bernard Madoff, chairman of the board, greeted students and guests.
A tailor from Czechoslovakia arrives in America before World War I, leaving his wife and five children behind until he finds work.
The alumni associations of Yeshiva University’s undergraduate colleges will join together to honor eight graduates who have made significant contributions to religious, educational, scholarly, communal, and professional life.
Moody’s Investors Services recently upgraded Yeshiva University’s bond rating to Aa2 from Aa3 (upper-medium grade to high grade), citing its strong financial resources, solid investment returns during a difficult environment, established student market presence, as well as substantial growth in philanthropic gifts, and a new President committed to strategic planning and fundraising.
Jewish law and how it affects women and their religious obligations were topics discussed at an April 18 lecture celebrating for Stern College for Women’s jubilee.
Yeshiva University’s (YU) inaugural Behavioral Sciences Research Conference will take place Thursday, April 22 from 1-4 pm at the University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Louis E. and Dora Rousso Building, 1st floor, 1165 Morris Park Ave. on the Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus in the Bronx.