Newly Graduated, Yeshiva University Alumni Find Career, Graduate School Success
Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership Applications Now Open to Qualified Seniors
Addressing the more than 5,000 people in attendance at Yeshiva University’s 79th commencement, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Michael B. Oren declared that the bond between his country and the U.S., as well as between Israel and YU, is inextricable.
Sep 4, 2009 — A group of 16 Yeshiva University (YU) graduates from the class of 2009 have decided to extend their stay on campus for another year to experience the University from another perspective: as Presidential Fellows. The top graduates will build their professional skills while assisting in programmatic and organizational roles at various…
According to figures announced by the New York State Board of Law Examiners on November 18, graduates of Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law achieved a 93.2 percent first-time passage rate on the July 2008 New York State Bar Exam.
A group of 13 Yeshiva University (YU) graduates from the class of 2008 enjoyed their studies so much that they will stay on for a year after graduation, serving as Presidential Fellows. The prestigious group includes New Jersey residents Abigail Atlas, Highland Park; Danit Golubtchik, Paramus; Meyer Laniado, Oakhurst; and Victoria Stone, Teaneck.
Thousands of law school graduates mired in considerable educational debt are shunning jobs in public service law because these jobs pay considerably less than those in the private sector. Indeed, a 2006 report from Equal Justice Works confirms that the double burden of high debt and low salaries affects recruitment and retention in the government and non-profit workforce and threatens to strike “a debilitating blow to the future of full-time public service.”
Calling “Never Again” the 11th commandment “etched in the aftermath of Auschwitz,” Abraham Foxman—national director of the Anti-Defamation League and keynote speaker at YU’s 77th Annual Commencement Exercises Garden on May 22—exhorted the graduates gathered at the WaMu Theater in Madison Square to turn that message into a universal mandate to speak out and act against bigotry in all its forms. Foxman, a world-renowned leader in the fight against anti-Semitism received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from YU President Richard M. Joel.
Irwin Cotler, member of the Canadian Parliament and former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, urged some 750 Yeshiva University undergraduates to build an equitable and humane society in his commencement address at the university’s 75th Annual Commencement Exercises at The Theater at Madison Square Garden May 25.
New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer encouraged the class of 2005 to follow their hearts and not be afraid to question the system, in his commencement speech for Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University.