Creating Connections Across North America

YUConnects, a program launched by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) that facilitates social networking and meeting opportunities among Orthodox singles, has organized a “Creating Connections” weekend on May 7-9, 2010. Many communities across North America have already registered to participate in this novel program, which will include a variety of events such as Shabbatons, Motzei Shabbat social mixers, shiurim or lectures on healthy relationship building given by renowned professionals.

YU Students Organize North America's Largest Jewish Book Sale From January 24 to February 15

The students of Yeshiva University (YU) will hold their annual SOY Seforim Sale from January 24 through February 15 in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave. on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. The sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, is organized entirely by YU students who run the entire operation from ordering to setting up the premises, marketing and all the technology the project entails. Proceeds support a myriad of initiatives, including student activities on campus and student-lead outreach programs in the Jewish community.

Over 200 Rabbinic and Lay Leaders From Across North America Gather at Fourth ChampionsGate Conference

For three days in July, Orlando, FL, was the epicenter of a series of nationwide conversations in Modern Orthodox communities across North America when the 4th Annual ChampionsGate National Leadership Conference convened more than 200 rabbinic, educational and lay leaders from 50 communities across North America to address the most pressing challenges facing the movement.

Twenty High School Teams from Across North America to Compete in Prestigious Basketball Championship

The 18th annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament is coming to Yeshiva University from March 26-30. The event, considered the most prestigious Jewish high school basketball tournament in North America, will feature 20 teams from across the United States and Canada. Games will be held at YU’s Max Stern Athletic Center, located on its Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, as well as at Torah Academy of Bergen County and the Frisch School. Games will be broadcast live by YU students at

High School Students From Across North America To Gather At Yeshiva University’s Annual Model UN Conference

Hundreds of high school students from across North America will gather at the Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut to debate the world’s fate at the 19th annual Yeshiva University National Model United Nations (YUNMUN) conference. The event will take place on February 8 – 10 and is expected to draw about 450 students representing 42 high schools from both the United States and Canada.

Yeshiva University Students To Hold Annual Seforim Sale North America’s largest Jewish book sale to run from February 1 to 22

Yeshiva University’s (YU) will hold its annual SOY (Student Organization of Yeshiva) Seforim Sale from February 1 to 22 on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan, Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue. Last year the acclaimed Judaica book sale drew more than 15,000 people from the tri-state area. Students, educators, and parents flock to the sale to take advantage of discounted prices on the latest of more than 10,000 titles in rabbinic and academic literature, as well as cookbooks, children’s books, musical recordings, and educational software.