Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik

Thinking Ahead at New Center

Yeshiva University Establishes Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought; Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik Appointed Director Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel announced the creation of the new Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought. The center’s mission is to develop a cadre of Jewish thinkers well-versed in the […]

Yearning for the Messiah

Honors Program Presents International Conference on Messianism on April 3 Throughout the ages, Jews have dreamt of the coming of the Messiah. This yearning for the arrival of a redemptive age, included by some Jewish thinkers as a tenet of faith, served as a beacon of hope in times of crisis and led to many remarkable […]

Students from Belgium to Tahiti Find a Home in Special Programs for Those With Limited Backgrounds in Jewish Studies

For Liorah Sabbah, who grew up with minimal Jewish education on the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the opportunity to learn about Judaism at an in-depth level was an offer she could not refuse. While initially hesitant about leaving her home country to enroll in the Basic Jewish Studies Program at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, Sabbah has no regrets.