Hundreds Gather to Honor Wurzweiler Dean Carmen Ortiz Hendricks at Memorial Ceremony
A Yeshiva University memorial in honor of Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, who were killed in the recent terror attacks in Mumbai, became a charge for students to incorporate some of the Holzbergs’ compassion, commitment to Judaism and respect for other people into their lives.
Dr. Kaplan Voted Professor of the Year by Students
Debra Kaplan, PhD, assistant professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University, has recently been named the Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Memorial Professor of Jewish History. The prestigious appointment marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Dr. Churgin, a renowned scholar of Jewish history and an influential leader in YU’s early history.
Days into their trip to Germany in January, a contingent of students from Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) had the thrilling experience of watching themselves on the national news.
The memory of the murders of more than six million Jews by the Nazis during World War II is seared in the hearts and minds of people everywhere.
A shloshim memorial for Rabbi Michael Katz will take place on Thursday, March 10 at 11 am in the Harry Fischel Beit Midrash in Zysman Hall.
Yeshiva University (YU) senior Shayna Greenwald was named Most Valuable Player of the Betty Shabazz Memorial Women’s Basketball Tournament, held Dec. 7 and 8 at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY.