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President Joel’s Statement on Rabbi Lamm’s Retirement

President Richard M. Joel’s Statement on Chancellor Norman Lamm’s Retirement I would like to express my appreciation to Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm for his half-century of service to Yeshiva University. During his tenure he helped guide the University with steadfastness and vision. Dr. Lamm’s contributions to the Jewish world as a distinguished rabbi, philosopher and

Brander Appointed Vice President

Rabbi Kenneth Brander Appointed Vice President for University and Community Life Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel has appointed Rabbi Kenneth Brander as vice president for university and community life. For the past eight years Brander has served as the inaugural David Mitzner Dean of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). Rabbi Kenneth Brander has

Day of Learning Address Challenging Philosophical Issues

YU School Partnership and Ramaz Co-Host Jewish Philosophy Yom Iyun for High-School Teachers As part of its mission to convene Jewish day school educators for the purpose of collective learning, the Institute for University-School Partnership at Yeshiva University in collaboration with Ramaz and several New York area Jewish day schools hosted their first-ever Yom Iyun

YU’s Eighth Annual Counterpoint

Counterpoint a “Winning Formula” for Identity Building and Communal Development; Initiative to Serve 300 Israeli Campers Sixty undergraduate students from the United States, United Kingdom and Panama will serve as counselors in Israel on the eighth annual Counterpoint Israel Program of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). The month-long immersive service-learning initiative aims to empower the next

Back in the (Former) USSR

YU Students Connect with Local Jewish Community on Third Service Mission to Ukraine Just a few weeks after finishing the spring semester, a group of 20 undergraduate men and women from Yeshiva University embarked on a nine day service mission to Odessa, Ukraine, as part of a program coordinated by YU’s Center for the Jewish