Concert to Benefit Women's Charities

Social Justice Society Presents Empowerment Benefit Chanukah Concert on Dec. 7 The YU Social Justice Society is holding a Chanukah concert for women. Inspired by the recent global and humanitarian movement to empower women, the concert will raise funds for three different women charities: CAMFED (women’s education in Africa), ORA (Organization for the Resolution of […]

Concert Lights It Up

Matisyahu, Maccabeats and Moshav Band Rock Crowd of 1,100 at YU Chanukah Concert Halfway through his performance in Lamport Auditorium at Yeshiva University’s annual Chanukah Concert on December 2, Jewish reggae sensation Matisyahu stopped and looked out at the crowd of more than 1,100 college students, music fans and families swaying together, arms linked, eyes […]

Students Spin for Scholarships

Yeshiva University Students Break Dreidel-Spinning Guinness World Record 618 Yeshiva University students, alumni, faculty, staff, neighbors and friends filled the Max Stern Athletic Center on YU’s Washington Heights campus in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 30—the night before Chanukah—to help break the Guinness World Record for most dreidels spun simultaneously. The previous record of 541 was […]

The Maccabeat Goes On

Student A Cappella Group’s “Candlelight” Video Goes Viral Just in time for Chanukah, Yeshiva University’s popular student a cappella group, the Maccabeats, have released their latest single, “Candlelight.” Their music video, edited by YU alumnus and former presidential fellow, Uri Westrich, has quickly gone viral on YouTube, amassing more than 2 million views, and has been featured on CBS, […]

New York Times Ad

Dining for the Divine

The Tradition of the Chanukah Dinner in Building Yeshiva University (By Shulamit Berger) Large Hebrew letters boldly crowned Yeshiva’s advertisement in the New York Times on November 8, 1928, an early instance of Hebrew characters gracing that venerable publication: “זה היום עשה ד’ נגילה ונשמחה בו” ‘”This is the day that the Lord hath made: let […]

Matisyahu to Headline Chanukah Concert

Annual Yeshiva University Chanukah Concert to Benefit Kids of Courage on Dec. 2 International music superstar Matisyahu will headline Yeshiva University’s annual Chanukah Concert on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Lamport Auditorium, 2540 Amsterdam Ave., in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. httpv:// The concert will also feature performances […]