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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Each year the Annual Athletic Awards Banquet recognizes the many fine athletes and teams that comprise YU’s wide-ranging athletics program.
The alumni associations of Yeshiva University’s undergraduate colleges gathered to honor eight graduates who have made significant contributions to religious, educational, scholarly, communal, and professional life.
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.