To commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), this year on Sunday, April 15, Yeshiva University’s Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools (AMODS) facilitated and moderated a two-hour video conference between Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, and six AMODS-networked schools in the United States and Canada.
Yeshiva University’s Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies is commemorating the 800th anniversary of the death of Moses Maimonides—legendary Talmudist, philosopher, and physician—with a display of artifacts and books in the lobby of Furst Hall on the Wilf Campus.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, which ended segregation in the nation’s schools, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University will sponsor a series of events. They will be held at the Law School, 55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street, and are open to the public. For more information, call 212-790-0310.
Some 31 books chronicling early American Jewish life now form an exhibit at Yeshiva University’s Mendel Gottesman Library, on the Wilf Campus, that commemorates 350 years of Jewish immigration.