Oct. 20 Dinner Honors Leaders and Educators in Jewish Community

Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an affiliate of Yeshiva University, will honor dedicated leaders and educators of the Jewish community at its Annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. Honorees include Guests of Honor Joel and Judy Schreiber and Dr. Joel Wolowelsky, who will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Jewish Education. The dinner will also pay tribute to Alvin Blumenfeld z”l through the establishment of a scholarship fund in his name.

Dinner Honors Board Members Dr. Benjamin Chouake, Suzanne and Miles Berger and Philip Friedman

Yeshiva University’s three undergraduate schools–Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women and Sy Syms School of Business–will hold their first combined Undergraduate Dinner on June 17 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers in New York City. The dinner will honor distinguished members of the schools’ Boards Benjamin S. Chouake, MD, Suzanne and Miles Berger and Philip Friedman, who are all New Jersey residents.

International Newspaper Honors Yeshiva for Retirement Plan Education Efforts

Yeshiva University received an Eddy Award from “Pensions & Investments,” an international newspaper that focuses on money management, at the newspaper’s 17th annual Defined Contribution Conference in Miami Beach, Fla., on February 9. The Eddy Awards recognize the highest caliber investment education programs of defined contribution plan sponsors — corporate, union and not-for-profit — and service providers.