Mira Kowarski Rothenberg

YU’s 80th Commencement Ceremony

NYU President, Legal Scholar and Former New York Federal Reserve Bank Chair, John Sexton, to Receive Honorary Degree and Keynote YU Commencement on May 26 Dr. John Sexton, a legal scholar and higher education advocate who, as president of New York University for the past decade, has positioned the institution among the foremost in the world, […]

Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania, Alfred H. Moses of Washington, D.C., Receives Honorary Degree from Yeshiva University

Alfred H. Moses, a philanthropist, communal leader and former U.S. ambassador to Romania from Washington D.C., was presented with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Yeshiva University. YU President Richard M. Joel bestowed this honor upon Moses at YU’s 79th Commencement ceremony held Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Bar-Ilan University Recognizes YU Chancellor Norman Lamm’s Leadership with Honorary Degree

Dr. Norman Lamm, chancellor of Yeshiva University and former president for 27 years, will receive an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University in Israel on May 12 in recognition of his dynamic communal and spiritual leadership of Modern Orthodox Jewry in the United States. A distinguished rabbi, philosopher, teacher and author, Lamm will receive the degree at Bar-Ilan’s 54th Board of Trustees Meeting.

Humanitarian Roslyn Goldstein to Receive Honorary Degree at Yeshiva University’s Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

Yeshiva University (YU) will bestow an honorary doctorate on Roslyn Goldstein at YU’s 84th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 14 at The Waldorf Astoria. YU will also confer honorary degrees on four other leaders: David Feuerstein; Elliot Gibber; Rabbi Haskel Lookstein; and New York’s governor, the Honorable David A. Paterson.