A Perfect Fit: The Garment Industry and American Jewry Now On Display at the Yeshiva University Museum

Yeshiva University Museum is featuring A Perfect Fit: The Garment Industry and American Jewry 1860-1960. By exploring such themes as technology, industry, labor, immigration, Jewish and popular culture, this groundbreaking exhibition traces the early thread of 19th century Jewish immigrants seeking success in America interlaced with one hundred years of fashion from 1860-1960.

Stern Professor Ladin Receives Research Fellowship from American Council of Learned Societies

Dr. J. Ladin, PhD, assistant professor of English at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University’s undergraduate school of liberal arts and sciences for women, received a research fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Ladin’s research will focus on American poetry, specifically the history of American poetry from 1850 to 1920 and the origins of modernist poetry.

Teens to Explore American Jewish Identity at Eimatai Conference

Students from yeshiva high schools around the United States will gather in Cleveland, TX, approximately 60 miles north of Houston, March 13 – 15 to explore American Jewish identity. Following student-led presentations and panel discussions on the challenges, conflicts and implications of being both American and Jewish, attendees will hear from Ben Fine, a student at Yavneh Academy of Dallas and founder and president of Students Against Terrorism (S.A.T.), on “Effective Student Leadership from Overseas.”