Tag Archives: President Joel

YU Scholars Visit Five Towns for Shabbat

Renowned Personalities to Speak Throughout the Community March 11-12 Yeshiva University and YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary will present a special Yeshiva Alumni and Community Shabbos in the Five Towns on March 11-12, taking place in 17 shuls around the community. The Shabbaton will feature 26 renowned personalities including President Richard M. Joel; Rabbi

2015 Service Recognition Ceremony

Reception Honors Yeshiva University Employees Celebrating Milestone Anniversaries On Thursday, November 12, President Richard M. Joel and the Human Resources Department hosted a program and reception honoring YU employees on the Manhattan campuses who celebrated milestone anniversaries during 2015. The ceremony, held in Weisberg Commons on the Wilf Campus, recognized milestones ranging from five to 45 years

The Calling of Faith-Based Institutions

Yeshiva University, Baylor University and Catholic University of America Presidents Reflects on Unique Role and Mission of Religious Universities Before an overflow crowd gathered at the National Press Club’s Edward R. Murrow Room, Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel, Catholic University of America President John Garvey and Baylor University President Ken Starr discussed a number of issues

Retelling the Passover Story

Student Organization of Yeshiva – Jewish Studies Council Publishes Haggadah with Divrei Torah by YU Roshei Yeshiva, Faculty and Students Just in time for Passover, Yeshiva University’s Student Organization of Yeshiva – Jewish Studies Council (SOY-JSC) has published And You Shall Transmit to Your Children, a collection of divrei Torah on the Haggadah from renowned

Ethel Gruen Honored at YU Dallas Convocation

Dallas Philanthropist Receives Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree for Contributions to the University Philanthropist Ethel Gruen was honored at a special March 19 reception at the Dallas home of Ruthy and Steven Rosenberg. A Yeshiva University Benefactor, Gruen received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from YU President Richard M. Joel in recognition