YU Receives Schusterman Foundation Grant to Expand Volunteer Work in Needy Communities

Each year more than 900 Yeshiva University undergraduates participate in a wide variety of service programs through YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). In recognition of this significant commitment to providing service programs to the Jewish community and to humanity, the CJF has been awarded a first-time grant of $168,000 from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation for service-focused alternative winter and summer break programs.

High School Students From Across US Make a Difference in Their Communities

Seventy-five high school students from across the country recently attended a groundbreaking conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on, Community: Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood? The three-day leadership conference was a combination of discussion groups and activism training program that addressed the challenges of boundaries and gave the students tools to develop their own framework for a better understanding of their own communities.