Alumni articles

Twenty-Five Years of Service

Twenty-Five Years of Service

Alumni Profile: Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg, ’70YC, ’73F, ’74RIETS, Mashgiach Ruchani, Stern College Rabbi Hochberg has been serving as Mashgiach Ruchani and Judaic Studies faculty at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women for the past 20 years. As Mashgiach Ruchani, Rabbi Hochberg works to facilitate and inspire religious and personal growth in each student across the

The Masterminds Behind the Seforim Sale: What Comes Next?

Alumni Profiles: Tzvi Feifel, ’11YC, Isaac Dayan, ’12SB, Molly Brakha Hagler, ’15S, and Shlomit Filhart Feldman, ’12S The annual YU Seforim Sale kicks off this Sunday and runs through February 28th in Belfer Hall at YU’s Wilf Campus. Last year the sale drew more than 15,000 people from the tri-state area and grossed more than

Creating More Energy Efficient Homes

Alumni Profile: Yoel Kelman ’06SB When Yoel Kelman graduated from Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business in 2006, he felt he was well-prepared for a career in finance, business and accounting. But his passions would eventually take him in a different direction: energy efficiency. Kelman, who grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, came to Sy

From Azrieli Board of Overseers to World Maccabi Games

Alumni Profile: Josh Kahane ‘01YC It’s no surprise that attorney Josh Kahane ‘01YC has been selected as one of 10 players on the 2015 USA National Basketball Team who will compete in the 13th Pan American Maccabi Games in Chile this winter: the sport has been an important part of his story since high school,

Infusing Fitness with Soul

Alumni Profile: Elianna Sable ’08S As an undergraduate at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, Elianna Sable ’08S loved her major’s multidisciplinary approach to advertising and English communications. “I got to take literature courses and art classes and business courses at the Sy Syms School of Business—I really felt like I was taking advantage of

Bringing the Best of YU Back to California

Alumni Profile: Joey Small ’05YC ’09BR ’13A When he began his academic career at Yeshiva University’s Yeshiva College, Joey Small (’05YC ’09BR ’13A) knew he was in the right place to further the values he’d grown up with in Los Angeles, California—a life dedicated to Jewish living and learning, deeply rooted in both spiritual and

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