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 […]

Dr. Steven Fine

Center for Israel Studies Conference

YU Hosts Renowned Scholars to Discuss “Talmuda de-Eretz Israel: Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Antiquity,” March 27-28 Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies presents an international two-day conference on March 27-28 entitled Talmuda de-Eretz Israel: Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Antiquity. The conference, co-sponsored by the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and […]

Purim Yom Iyun

Yeshiva University Presents Annual Jewish Studies Day of Learning on March 6 Join Yeshiva University faculty and administration for a day of learning at the annual Jewish Studies Yom Iyun on March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, in Furst Hall, Room 501, 500 West 185th Street, New York City. This year’s Day of […]

Genomics and Jewish Identity

Feb. 13 Student Medical Ethics Society Conference to Explore Genetics from Halakhik, Ethical and Scientific Perspectives Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting a half-day conference on Sunday, February 13, entitled Genomics and Jewish Identity at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY. The conference will provide participants with a […]

Lawrence Schiffman

President Joel Appoints Vice Provost

Lawrence Schiffman Will Lead Effort to Create a Unified Undergraduate Faculty and Improved Student Experience at Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel has announced the appointment of Lawrence H. Schiffman as vice provost for undergraduate education at Yeshiva University. Schiffman joins the University from New York University where he served as the Ethel and Irvin […]