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Making His Mark

Making His Mark

YU Benefactor Abe Naymark Leaves Lasting Legacy at Sy Syms School of Business Abraham “Abe” Naymark was a self-made multimillionaire, but one would never know it. Low key and unpretentious until his passing last January, Naymark was also a shrewd businessman and a tough negotiator—traits that helped him achieve a small fortune in his lifetime.

Central’s Israel Guidance Program Honors Beloved Educator

YU High School for Girls Renames Program Dedicated in Memory of Joy Rochwarger Balsam z”l Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) recently dedicated their Israel guidance program in memory of Joy Rochwarger Balsam, a beloved teacher who touched the lives of hundreds of students in Israel and the United States. The

YU Presents Community Beit Midrash Program

Interdisciplinary Seminar on Art History and Jewish Thought to be Offered at YU Museum in October  Yeshiva University will present a Community Beit Midrash program at the Yeshiva University Museum in the fall. The Image and the Idea is a six-week interdisciplinary seminar on art history and Jewish thought taught collaboratively by Rabbi Dr. Meir

YU Post-Doc Wins Scholar-in-Training Award

Dr. Anya Alayev Recognized by the American Association of Cancer Research; Will Present Research at Upcoming Conference The American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) has selected Dr. Anya Alayev to receive the AACR-Aflac Incorporated Scholar-in-Training Award. The award will support her attendance and presentation of a poster of her work at the “Targeting the PI3K-mTOR Network in

YU Press to Release New Volume in Mitokh Ha-Ohel Series

With Latest Publication, Dr. Stuart Halpern Edits 10th Book for YU Press A third book in the Mitokh Ha-Ohel series featuring collections of essays by Yeshiva University faculty is being released this week. The first of a three-volume series on prayer, From Within the Tent: Essays on the Weekday Prayers from the Rabbis and Professors

YU Stands With Israel

President Richard M. Joel Addresses Thousands at Community-Wide Rally in Support of Israel   More than 10,000 people gathered to show their support for Israel and its right to self-defense at a rally Monday afternoon, July 28, in Manhattan at Dag Hammerskjold Plaza outside the United Nations. The rally attracted throngs of passionate Israel supporters

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