Who's On Furst?

Yeshiva University Launches Weekly News Radio Show On Thursday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EST, join Mayer Fertig and Miriam L. Wallach for the inaugural edition of “Who’s On Furst?”—a new weekly internet radio show that will be heard on www.nachumsegal.com and www.yu.edu/radio. The program, a production of YU’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs, will stream live […]

Maccabeats' Newest Song Celebrates Purim

Yeshiva University’s A Cappella Group Follow Up Chanukah YouTube Hit with “The Purim Song” Following its hugely successful Chanukah-themed hit, “Candlelight,” the Maccabeats released its latest single, “The Purim Song,” just in time for the upcoming holiday. The song, set to the tune of Pink’s “Raise Your Glass,” tells the story of Purim, a holiday […]

Concert Lights It Up

Matisyahu, Maccabeats and Moshav Band Rock Crowd of 1,100 at YU Chanukah Concert Halfway through his performance in Lamport Auditorium at Yeshiva University’s annual Chanukah Concert on December 2, Jewish reggae sensation Matisyahu stopped and looked out at the crowd of more than 1,100 college students, music fans and families swaying together, arms linked, eyes […]

The Maccabeat Goes On

Student A Cappella Group’s “Candlelight” Video Goes Viral Just in time for Chanukah, Yeshiva University’s popular student a cappella group, the Maccabeats, have released their latest single, “Candlelight.” Their music video, edited by YU alumnus and former presidential fellow, Uri Westrich, has quickly gone viral on YouTube, amassing more than 2 million views, and has been featured on CBS, […]

Matisyahu to Headline Chanukah Concert

Annual Yeshiva University Chanukah Concert to Benefit Kids of Courage on Dec. 2 International music superstar Matisyahu will headline Yeshiva University’s annual Chanukah Concert on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Lamport Auditorium, 2540 Amsterdam Ave., in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOKVS6rH_y0 The concert will also feature performances […]

The Maccabeats Bring New Energy to Familiar Songs in Their Popular Performances

Two Yeshiva University graduation ceremonies at Madison Square Garden, a performance at the 92nd Street Y and numerous singing engagements on and off campus: that’s Yeshiva University a cappella group the Maccabeats’ brief résumé since forming two years ago. Sensing the need to bring music to the Wilf Campus, the group of 12 young men, all undergraduate students, has become a popular mainstay on campus.