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…
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.
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.
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.”
More than 70 Jewish high school students from Seattle to New Jersey will be participating in the Eimatai Leadership Development Project conference in Miami from March 7-9. The advocacy training seminar is a biannual offering from Eimatai, a program of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF).
In the combative, spirited world of high school competitions, Yeshiva University is well known for its basketball tournaments and model United Nations debates. A new program under the aegis of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) is now encouraging students to show their intellectual prowess in learning Talmud.
High school students from across North America honed their leadership skills at the bi-annual Eimatai Leadership Development Conference in Baltimore on Nov. 11-13, under the mentorship and guidance of undergraduate students from Yeshiva University who just a few years ago were participants in the conference themselves.
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).
High school juniors from Los Angeles to Miami spent a month at Yeshiva University this summer, meeting other Orthodox high school students, enjoying New York City, and experiencing all that YU has to offer.
Summer at YU has brought 28 incoming high school seniors to Yeshiva University for four weeks this summer, where they are taking classes, meeting other students from all over the world, and getting an insider’s look at New York City.