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The New Executive Director of YU High Schools

The New Executive Director of YU High Schools

Alumni Profile: Joshua (Shuey) Jacoby ’02YUHS, ’06YC Joshua (Shuey) Jacoby is the Executive Director of Yeshiva University High Schools. A YU and MTA Alumnus, he spent a year as the Jesselson Family Presidential Fellow for the YU High School for Boys (MTA). Shuey then became the Director of Admissions at MTA before leaving to attend

Alumni Band Together

Helping Israel Through ACHI In 2004, a group of Central High School and Stern College for Women alumni banded together to form ACHI (“my brother”), an acronym for American Communities Helping Israel. The organization, which was founded during a time when Israel was suffering from a lack of tourists, seeks to create opportunities to raise

New Young Leadership Board for Former Maccabees

Young Alumni Board To Increase Athletic Alumni Involvement YU recently developed the Blue & White Club, the official booster club of the Yeshiva University Maccabees, and it has now added the Young Alumni Board (YAB) to ramp up athletic alumni involvement. “Alumni involvement in college athletics is part and parcel of college athletics,” said Josh

Mother and Daughter Reunion

Alumnae Profile: Estelle Glass ’65S and Rina Fuchs ’90S There are several parent/child delegations set to arrive at this year’s Reunion on Sunday, May 17, at the Grand Hyatt in New York, lending the annual event a special family feel. Included in these child/parent pairing are Estelle Glass ’65S and Rina Fuchs ’90S, both of

Like Coming Home

Alumni Profile: Jason Schwartz ’93SB For Jason Schwartz ’93SB, making aliyah in the summer of 2008 was truly like coming home. And, having been fortunate to walk a professional path that already exposed him to the landscape of Israeli businesses, his transition to living and working in Israel was seamless. From Woodmere, NY, originally, Schwartz

Making Halacha Accessible to the Masses

Alumni Profile: Ike Sultan ’14YC, ’17R, ’17A Former President George W. Bush served as the keynote speaker at Yeshiva University’s 90th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation, but the Point of Light ceremony—which honors outstanding students, faculty and alumni each year who best exemplify the values and spirit of Yeshiva University—might have been the highlight of