Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Thousand Years of Jewish Thought

A Thousand Years of Jewish Thought

New YU, Koren Publication Brings Masterworks of Jewish Philosophy to the Masses Yeshiva University will publish Books of the People: Revisiting Classic Works of Jewish Thought, an examination of the texts that have come to play key roles in the continuum of Jewish discourse. Sponsored by YU’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought,

YU Hosts Congressional Inauguration

Incoming Congressman Adriano Espaillat Holds New York Swearing-In Ceremony at YU On January 29, Congressman Adriano Espaillat celebrated his election with a New York City inaugural swearing-in ceremony, hosted in Yeshiva University’s Lamport Auditorium. The ceremony was conducted by the Honorable Rolando T. Acosta, associate justice of the New York Appellate Division of the Supreme Court,

Statement on Current Immigration Issues

To Members of the Yeshiva University Community: There is continuing turmoil regarding US immigration policy. Yeshiva University is unwavering in its support of religious rights and societal values. Ensuring spiritual and personal freedoms are fundamental to the country, our community and our university. The University is monitoring these developments closely and will keep you apprised

Learning L’shma

During Winter Break, Students Dive into Full-Time Torah Study Finals were in the rear view and classes were out for the semester, but at Yeshiva University, Torah learning continued to light up campus during intersession. While most college students eagerly await the break between semesters, for undergraduates at YU, the window between classes offer an

CJF Presents New Semester of Community Beit Midrash

Six Weekly Lectures Will Feature Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman and Rabbi Hayyim Angel Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will present a Community Beit Midrash for six Wednesdays in February and March on the Israel Henry Beren Campus at 215 Lexington Avenue, New York City. The dates are February 8, 15 and 22, and

Azrieli Announces Rolling Admissions

Jewish Educators Can Now Begin Advanced Degrees During Any Semester To make its graduate programs even more accessible to Jewish educators worldwide, Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration recently announced that students will be able to enroll in its programs during any semester. Previously, prospective students would have to wait until