House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer addresses members of YUPAC

The YU Political Action Club Heads to D.C.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, the YU Political Action Club (YUPAC) sent a delegation of 100 University and high school students to Washington, D.C., to lobby over 20 congressional members on the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship. The students lobbied the members on legislation condemning the recent rocket barrage from Gaza into Israel, an initiative […]

Jake Benyowitz, Howard Kohr, Shanee Markovitz ’20S

YU Delegation Goes to AIPAC

The Yeshiva University Political Action Club (YUPAC) headed a delegation of 30 undergraduate students to the annual policy conference convened by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), held in Washington, D.C., from Sunday, March 24, to Tuesday, March 26, 2019. At the conference, YU students had the chance to engage with experts and politicians […]


AIPAC Policy Conference

From March 24 – 26, 2019, Dr. Ari Berman will join our undergrad students, rabbinic alumni, alumni, faculty and professionals at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Dr. Berman will be participating in a panel discussion on Monday, March 25, at 12 p.m. EDT entitled “Why A Jewish State?”  YU faculty, including  Danny Ayalon […]

Standing Up for Israel

More Than 100 Students Advocate for Israel on Mission to Washington, D.C. Last week, more than 100 Yeshiva University students participated in a pro-Israel lobbying mission to Washington, D.C. The mission involved a phalanx of campus political groups, led by the Yeshiva University Political Awareness Club (YUPAC) and including the YU Israel Club, Yeshiva University College Democrats, […]

YU Honors Student Winners of AIPAC Activist of the Year Award

Six Yeshiva University (YU) undergraduates, who were given Activist of the Year awards by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) at their annual policy conference in Washington DC last week, were recognized by YU’s Office of Student Affairs and YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) at a reception last Thursday night in Belfer Hall. Both offices supported and subsidized the students’ trips to the policy conference.

Six Yeshiva University Students Win AIPAC Activist Award

Six Yeshiva University (YU) undergraduates, under the leadership of Avi Posnick, president of the student-run Yeshiva University Public Action Committee (YUPAC), were awarded Activist of the Year honors last week at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington DC. The award recognizes the students’ work in strengthening the US-Israel relationship on campus.