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YUHSB Hosts Conversation on Anti-Zionism

April 25 Event Part of YUHSB Centennial Lecture Series, Will Feature Alan Dershowitz and Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Alan Dershowitz ’55YUHS will discuss “Anti-Zionism in the Academy: Israel and the Future of American Education,” on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Lamport Auditorium at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights. The event, […]

Into The New Century

This September marks the centennial of the founding of The Marsha Stern Talmudical Society/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB).  YUHSB opened its doors on Sunday, September 3, 1916, thanks to efforts of two men: Dr. Solomon Hurwitz, the editor of The Jewish Forum, and Dr. Bernard Revel, who at that time was the president […]

Rabbi Taubes Named RIETS Rosh Yeshiva

Appointment Follows Years of Service at MTA and RIETS Rabbi Michael Taubes has been appointed a rosh yeshiva at the Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). Rabbi Taubes will be teaching Yoreh Deah next year in the school’s semicha program, following years of service at RIETS and the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High […]

Going the Distance

YUHS Students Raise $60,000 for Children with Disabilities as Participants in Jerusalem Marathon Last week, 14 Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) and six Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central) students traveled to Israel to participate in the Jersualem Marathon with Team SHALVA’s National Children Center, which supports […]

MSTA Names New Head of School

Rabbi Joshua Kahn Named Head of School at Yeshiva University High School for Boys Rabbi Joshua Kahn has been named head of school at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MSTA). The appointment is the culmination of an extensive international search that involved parents, faculty, alumni, board members and YU administrators. “Rabbi Kahn […]

Physician on a Mission

Alumnus Profile: Dr. Jonathan Wiesen ’99YUHSB, ’05YC, ’09E One might say Yeshiva University runs in Dr. Jonathan Wiesen’s veins. Not only did he come up through the ranks, so to speak, from the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys to Albert Einstein College for Medicine, but he is also one of several […]