Students to Engage in Humanitarian Work and Service Learning During Winter Missions in Israel, Houston and New York City
Institute Offers Opportunities for Study in International Human Rights, Humanitarian, Refugee and Criminal Law Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law will launch the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights (CLIHHR, pronounced “clear”). CLIHHR is a leading global center dedicated to strengthening laws, norms and institutions to prevent mass atrocities and promote human…
On Center for the Jewish Future Missions, Students Help Haiti and Explore American Jewish Communities
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.
When David Sugarman signed up for the Center for the Jewish Future’s humanitarian winter mission to Thailand with the American Jewish World Service (AJWS), he thought it would be an exciting opportunity to immerse himself in a foreign culture while helping the poor.
Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) is working with the American Jewish World Service to send 15 students to Central America in January for the university’s second humanitarian mission.