Bringing Campus Rabbis Together

OU-JLIC Rabbis Gather for Day of Inspiration and Learning at RIETS Conference On December 23, Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) hosted a conference for participants in the Orthodox Union Heshe and Harriet Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (OU-JLIC) who serves as rabbis on college campuses across North America. The event, held on […]

Rabbinical Students at Israel Campus Learn About Diversity of North American Jewry at UJC General Assembly

Yeshiva University sent a delegation of 30 rabbinical students from Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) who are studying at YU’s Gruss Institute in Jerusalem – and their wives – to the UJC’s 2008 General Assembly (GA) to expose the young leaders to the “larger Jewish community,” through interactions with Jews from different streams.

RecycleMania Hits Campus as Students Compete in National Competition

At 10:30 pm every Wednesday night, Yeshiva University student volunteers climb aboard large scales holding bags filled with glass and plastic bottles and cans. They subtract their body weight from the total and record the figures. This ritual is an integral part of YU’s participation in RecycleMania, a 10-week, national recycling competition between college campuses. The competition, which runs from January 30 through April 9, involves over 400 schools and seeks to motivate campus communities to recycle more and reduce overall waste.

Hundreds of Students Line Up to Give the Gift of Life at Campus Bone Marrow Drive

A recent bone marrow drive held by the Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society was so successful that on its first day, the station on the Wilf Campus had to close early, surpassing its total two-day target of 75 students. Having run out of the necessary materials to continue, the organizers ordered more kits to be shipped overnight so that the crucial work could continue the next day on the Beren Campus.