100 YU Students Travel to The Hague to Support Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

More than 100 Yeshiva University students made a 48-hour trip to the UN’s International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, to support Israel’s sovereign right to self-defense. YU students, accompanied by University administration members Hillel Davis, Peter Ferrara, Beth Hait, and Danny Morris joined members of ZAKA organization and students from Israel, in registering their strong dissatisfaction with the UN court’s proceedings on Israel’s defense barrier.

Joseph Malovany Became Commander of Legion of Honor

On Jan. 26, Joseph Malovany, Distinguished Professor of Liturgical Music at Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music, became a commander of the Legion of Honor, Poland’s equivalent of knighthood. In a ceremony at Blair House in Washington, DC, the Israeli-born cantor of Fifth Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan received the award from Polish President Alexander Kwasniewski in appreciation for his musical contribution to the international and Polish communities.