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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.
Dr. Scott S. Cowen, president of Tulane University in New Orleans, will be the keynote speaker at Yeshiva University’s 83rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 9 at the Waldorf=Astoria.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed unequivocal support for Israel and described the United States and Israel as partners against terrorism in her address at Yeshiva University’s 81st Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Dec. 11, at The Waldorf-Astoria.