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 […]

Building Business Savvy

MTA LEAD Gives Teenage Entrepreneurs a Head Start MTA LEAD (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Advisement and Development) is a unique program designed to provide Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) students with lasting business and communal leadership skills through both high school and University-level leadership training. Intended for students interested in creating new […]

Teens Take on Talmud

YU High School Bekiut Program Enhances Textual Skills of Students Across the Country This year, close to 300 students in 30 high schools across North America mastered significant portions of the Talmud—and competed for top awards—through Yeshiva University’s Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Program. Now in its ninth year, the program seeks to better ground […]