On Tuesday, Nov. 27, The Yeshiva University College Democrats hosted a panel titled “Poverty in New York City” to discuss both this growing problem sweeping our city and potential solutions. The panel consisted of New York State Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi (D28), David G. Greenfield, CEO of the Met Council, and Dr. Daniel Kimmel, assistant professor […]
When David Sugarman signed up for the Center for the Jewish Future’s humanitarian winter mission to Thailand with the American Jewish World Service (AJWS), he thought it would be an exciting opportunity to immerse himself in a foreign culture while helping the poor.
Yeshiva University (YU) students have launched a campaign to raise awareness of widespread poverty in Israel. The grassroots, student-run campaign called L’man Achai (for the sake of our brothers) will educate and strive to enable the American community to alleviate poverty in Israel. University President Richard M. Joel endorsed the initiative and commended the students for undertaking this effort.