A tailor from Czechoslovakia arrives in America before World War I, leaving his wife and five children behind until he finds work.
Yeshiva University students, alumni, and faculty will mark 350 years of Jewish life in America at a celebration April 20 that features historical and literary readings.
Some 31 books chronicling early American Jewish life now form an exhibit at Yeshiva University’s Mendel Gottesman Library, on the Wilf Campus, that commemorates 350 years of Jewish immigration.
Students in Jewish day schools around the country will soon benefit from technology that will allow them to do their class work from home, the library, or any other location. The Distance Learning Project, developed by the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools (AMODS) at Yeshiva University, is part of a broad distance-learning initiative of the university that will alter how Jewish day schools and yeshivas educate their students.