Students Meet with Community Leaders and Learn About Jewish Life in Texas on Coast to Coast Winter Mission

This winter break, 30 students from Yeshiva University and other colleges across the US will visit Texas as participants in the Jewish Life Coast to Coast Service Corps run by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). The goal of the program, sponsored by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is to create a life-shaping experience for the students by immersing them in Jewish communal life, exposing them to leadership opportunities across the country and providing them with the hands-on opportunity to help rebuild hurricane-damaged areas.

Yeshiva University Honors Tulane University President and Four Community Leaders at 83rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

Dec 13, 2007 — At Yeshiva University’s 83rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at the Waldorf-Astoria on December 9, President Richard M. Joel honored a fellow leader in the academic community who led his institution through one of the worst natural disasters in US history. Dr. Scott S. Cowen, president of Tulane University in New […]

NBC Journalist, Beloved Coach, and Three Community Leaders Honored at YU’s Commencement

Journalist Tim Russert, moderator of the influential Sunday-morning talk show “Meet the Press,” emphasized the generational transmission of values in building American society when he addressed the graduates at Yeshiva University’s 76th Annual Commencement Exercises at Radio City Music Hall on May 17. Mr. Russert received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from YU President Richard M. Joel.