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. 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.