New York State Governor David A. Paterson paid tribute to the values of charity and public service that guide Yeshiva University’s mission as the keynote speaker at its 84th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at The Waldorf=Astoria on Dec. 14. President Richard M. Joel awarded honorary degrees to five leaders whose lives have embodied these values: philanthropists David Feuerstein and Roslyn Goldstein; Elliot Gibber, president and CEO of Deb-El Food Products; Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, rabbi of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun and head of the Ramaz School; and Governor Paterson.
Yeshiva University (YU) will bestow an honorary doctorate on Roslyn Goldstein at YU’s 84th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 14 at The Waldorf Astoria. YU will also confer honorary degrees on four other leaders: David Feuerstein; Elliot Gibber; Rabbi Haskel Lookstein; and New York’s governor, the Honorable David A. Paterson.
Yeshiva University cemented its ties with the people and state of Israel when the Second Yeshiva University Colloquium in Israel opened with an academic convocation at the Renaissance Jerusalem Hotel on Wednesday, March 12. The event, which coincides with Israel’s 60th anniversary, honored four Israelis who embody the institution’s philosophy of Torah Umadda. It also remembered a Yeshiva College alumnus who lost his life in the massacre of the Lamed Hey unit of Israeli soldiers.
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…
Seven of Yeshiva University’s Presidential Fellows are in Israel representing the university at the inaugural Colloquium and Convocation from March 17-23.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the principal convocation address and receive an honorary degree at Yeshiva University’s 81st Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 11, at The Waldorf=Astoria.
Yeshiva University honored four of its extraordinary communal leaders and philanthropists and Dominick P. Purpura, MD, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, at the university’s 80th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 12, at The Waldorf=Astoria.
Four of Yeshiva University’s extraordinary communal leaders and philanthropists and Dominick P. Purpura, MD, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will be honored at the university’s 80th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 12, at The Waldorf =Astoria.
More than 700 Yeshiva University leaders gathered Sunday evening (Dec. 14) at Manhattan’s Waldorf=Astoria for YU’s 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation. The combined events recognized prominent philanthropists, recorded the success of YU’s $400 million capital campaign, and unveiled several major gifts.