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Bridging the Cultural Divide

TEIQU Hosts a Conversation Between Faiths with NYU Rabbi and Imam On January 27, two prominent figures in interfaith dialogue came to Yeshiva University to reflect on their history together and the challenges that face the American Jewish and Muslim communities. The event, titled, “Sharing America: What the Future Holds for Islam and Orthodoxy,” brought

Genomics and Jewish Identity

Feb. 13 Student Medical Ethics Society Conference to Explore Genetics from Halakhik, Ethical and Scientific Perspectives Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting a half-day conference on Sunday, February 13, entitled Genomics and Jewish Identity at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY. The conference will provide participants with a

Seforim Sale

People of the Book Sale

Students Present Annual Seforim Sale, North America’s Largest Jewish Book Sale, Feb. 6-27 The students of Yeshiva University will hold their annual Seforim Sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, from February 6 to 27 in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. Last year the acclaimed Judaica book sale drew more

Something to Talk About

Area High School Students Convene on Wilf Campus for Debate Tournament Sponsored by Sy Syms School of Business “This debate is very simple,” began Shua Brick, a senior at Yeshiva University High School for Boys/Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB). “We complicate it with percentages and numbers, but ultimately, this is a simple argument.” [flickrslideshow acct_name=”yeshivauniversity”

Service Recognition Ceremony

Annual Reception Honors Staff Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries On Tuesday, December 14, President Richard M. Joel and the human resources department hosted a program and reception honoring Yeshiva University employees who celebrated milestone anniversaries during 2010. The ceremony, held in the Wilf Campus’ Weisberg Commons, recognized milestones ranging from ten to forty years of service. [flickrslideshow acct_name=”yeshivauniversity”

86th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Delivers Keynote Address, Record $4.1 Million Raised Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, NJ, delivered the keynote address at Yeshiva University’s (YU) 86th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City on December 12. The mayor implored members of the audience, and the Jewish community at large,

You've Been Chosen, Now Act Chosen

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Implores Audience to be True to Itself in Hanukkah Dinner Keynote Address Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, NJ, and the keynote speaker at Yeshiva University’s (YU) 86th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City, implored members of the audience, and the Jewish community at large,

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

A Look Inside Gmail

Google Employee and Yeshiva Alumnus Speaks about Career Path at Computer Science Club Event On November 16, more than 150 Yeshiva University students flocked to Furst Hall to get the scoop on robotics, software development and how Google features like G-chat and spam filters work from Dr. Chanoch Goldfeder, a software engineer at Google. Goldfeder,

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