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 […]
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 […]
Dr. Barry Eichler ’60Y, professor of Bible and ancient Near Eastern studies at Yeshiva College and Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, has accepted a two-year appointment as dean of Yeshiva College.
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.
Richard Steiner, PhD, professor of Semitic languages and literature at Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, deciphered the earliest connected Semitic texts and presented the results of this research publicly for the first time at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Yeshiva University will offer a Yeshiva Honors Program through its undergraduate Mazer Yeshiva Program and the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary beginning in the 2006-2007 academic year that administrators hope will continue to invigorate Torah learning at YU.