Judaism and The American Revolution

Yeshiva University and Congregation Shearith Israel Present Community Beit Midrash Program  Yeshiva University will present “Jews for George: An Exploration of Judaism in the Age of the American Revolution,” a four-week Community Beit Midrash program beginning Wednesday, April 29, at Congregation Shearith Israel, The Spanish Portuguese Synagogue. Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, director of YU’s Zahava […]

RIETS Annual Evening of Tribute

Rabbinical Seminary Honors Communal Leaders and Educators at Annual Dinner Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an affiliate of Yeshiva University, will celebrate dedicated leaders and educators of the Jewish community at its Annual Gala Evening of Tribute on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. The dinner will honor the memory […]

A Look Back at Lincoln

Conversation with President Joel and Rabbi Genack Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Inaugural Address To mark this month’s sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address in 1861, Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel engaged in a lively conversation at YU’s Rubin Shul with Rabbi Menachem Genack, a noted Lincoln scholar, CEO of the […]