A Taste of Life at YU

More Than 100 High School Seniors Explore Undergraduate Experience on Campus Last week, Yeshiva University hosted high school seniors for the premier of “A Taste of YU,” an event organized by the Office of Admissions to allow them to sample a broad range of student activities and experiences at the University. The event was conceived […]

High School Students to Learn about Diplomacy and Discuss Global Issues at Model UN Conference

Hundreds of high school students from across North America will gather at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, CT, to debate the world’s fate at the 19th annual Yeshiva University National Model United Nations (YUNMUN) conference. The event will take place on Feb. 8 – 10 and is expected to draw about 450 students representing 42 high schools from both the United States and Canada.

Azrieli Graduate School Awarded AVI CHAI Grant to Enhance Spirituality of High School Students

The AVI CHAI Foundation has given a grant to fund Religious Understanding in Adolescent Children (RUACH), a new project of the Institute for University-School Partnership at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration. The two-year collaborative initiative between the Institute and eight Jewish day schools will explore creative means of promoting growth in students’ relationships with God and their religious actions and beliefs.

YU Advisors Cultivate Leadership Skills of High School Students from Across North America at Eimatai Retreat

High school students from across North America will develop their skills as tomorrow’s leaders at the bi-annual Eimatai Leadership Development Conference in Poyntelle, PA, on November 9-11. The gathering is an opportunity for students to discuss issues and challenges facing the Jewish community with a view to understanding how they can make a positive impact. This year’s theme will be “Citizen Jew vs. Jewish Citizen: Exploring a Dual Identity.”

AMODS Links US High School Students with Israel Via Live Video Hookup

When students from nine day schools and yeshivas in the United States joined thousands of others in Jerusalem on May 16 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its reunification, they may not have been there in person, but they were certainly “seen and heard,” says Nathan Kruman, associate director of the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools (AMODS).