YU, Koren Publish Guide to Yizkor

Volume Includes Essays on Memory and Meaning by Rabbi Norman Lamm, Translation by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Yeshiva University will publish The Koren Yizkor: Memory and Meaning, an unprecedented double-sided volume that includes the complete Yizkor text (the memorial prayer for the departed), tefillot (prayers) for the cemetery, Kaddish and other relevant tefillot, as well as a […]

Festivals of Faith

Chancellor Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm Publishes New Book Reflecting on Jewish Holidays The Jewish holidays are not only joyous celebrations but repositories of profound teachings on personal and communal priorities, as eloquently portrayed in Rabbi Norman Lamm’s new book, Festivals of Faith: Reflections on the Jewish Holidays. Published by RIETS/Yeshiva University Press and OU Press, this […]

Torah Umadda

Torah Umadda Redux

Twentieth Anniversary Edition of Rabbi Norman Lamm’s Masterwork Includes New Preface by Author, Afterward by Chief Rabbi Sacks Yeshiva University will be publishing a 20th anniversary edition of YU Chancellor Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm’s masterwork, Torah Umadda, with a new preface by the author and an afterward by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of […]

Ethics in Public Life

The Center for Ethics at YU Launches New Online Essay Series

To advance its mission of promoting thoughtful, informed discussion of contemporary ethical issues throughout the University and beyond, the Center for Ethics is initiating a series of online essays on Ethics in Public Life. The series will feature relatively brief opinion pieces by faculty and other members of the YU community. Some will be based on talks given at Center events. Others will be written expressly for this online forum. Original essays will be supplemented on occassion by articles previously published elsewhere. Topics for discussion will include public leadership, academic integrity, business conduct and professional ethics.