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Largest Class of Rabbinic Students to be Honored at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary Chag Hasemikhah Convocation

On Sunday, March 7, 2010 Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and the Yeshiva University community will celebrate the ordination of the most recent class of musmakhim [ordained rabbis] at their Chag HaSemikhah Convocation, which will take place at Nathan Lamport Auditorium in Zysman Hall, Amsterdam Ave. at 186th St. in New York City.

Rabbi Zevulun Charlop To Be Honored at RIETS Annual Dinner of Tribute

Yeshiva University’s (YU) Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will honor Rabbi Zevulun Charlop for his extraordinary achievement in Torah learning and leadership at its Annual Dinner of Tribute on September 17 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. Rabbi Charlop, who served as the seminary’s dean for 35 years, is dean emeritus of RIETS and special advisor to the President on Yeshiva affairs.

Dr. Ruth Gottesman To Be Honored as New Board Chair of Einstein College of Medicine at Gala Dinner

Ruth L. Gottesman, EdD, will be honored as the new chair of the board of overseers of Albert Einstein College of Medicine at a gala dinner at the American Museum of Natural History on Thursday, October 18. She is the first woman and first faculty member to be elected to the position in the school’s 52-year history.

Dr. Spencer Foreman, President of Montefiore Medical Center, Honored for Lifetime of Service

Spencer Foreman, MD, president of Montefiore Medical Center and professor of medicine and of epidemiology and population health at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree this morning by YU President Richard M. Joel at an academic convocation at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.

NBC Journalist, Beloved Coach, and Three Community Leaders Honored at YU’s Commencement

Journalist Tim Russert, moderator of the influential Sunday-morning talk show “Meet the Press,” emphasized the generational transmission of values in building American society when he addressed the graduates at Yeshiva University’s 76th Annual Commencement Exercises at Radio City Music Hall on May 17. Mr. Russert received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from YU President Richard M. Joel.

Bina Blumenfrucht and Her Children to be Honored at YUWO Luncheon and Ballet Benefit on June 8

The Yeshiva University Women’s Organization (YUWO) will honor Bina Blumenfrucht and her children, Talia Vegh, Reina Malki Roth, and Marc Blumenfrucht, at its 77th Annual Spring Luncheon and Ballet Benefit on Wednesday, June 8, in the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Communal Leaders and Einstein Dean to Be Honored at Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

Four of Yeshiva University’s extraordinary communal leaders and philanthropists and Dominick P. Purpura, MD, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will be honored at the university’s 80th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, Dec. 12, at The Waldorf =Astoria.

Stern Dean Honored with First Presidential Medallion at 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

More than 700 Yeshiva University leaders gathered Sunday evening (Dec. 14) at Manhattan’s Waldorf=Astoria for YU’s 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation. The combined events recognized prominent philanthropists, recorded the success of YU’s $400 million capital campaign, and unveiled several major gifts.