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Ambassador Oren to Deliver Keynote Address; Dr. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller to Receive Presidential Medallion; Senator Joseph Lieberman to Deliver Invocation; Rabbi Haskel Lookstein Will Present the Benediction

Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael B. Oren, will deliver the keynote address at Yeshiva University’s (YU) 79th commencement ceremony at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Wednesday, May 26 at 11 a.m. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman (ID-CT) who was awarded an honorary doctorate from the university in 1989, will deliver the opening invocation and Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, spiritual leader of Cong. Kehilath Jeshurun, a 2008 honorary doctorate recipient, will present the closing benediction.

Ronald Brownstein Addresses the Partisan Divide in the Presidential Race at Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Scholar-in-Residence Lecture

“This presidential race has been supersized thus far, with incredible levels of participation,” said Ronald Brownstein, author and prominent political analyst, in his opening remarks at a lecture sponsored by the Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Scholar-in-Residence Program at Stern College for Women. The auditorium at the Geraldine S. Schottenstein Cultural Center on the Beren Campus was filled to near capacity with students, faculty, staff, and New Yorkers interested in this year’s heated presidential contest.

Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership Accepting Applications for Fourth Year

Information sessions are scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, in the Levy Commons on the Beren Campus, and Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Belfer Hall Sky Cafe on the Wilf Campus for Yeshiva University seniors interested in the Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership.

Stern Dean Honored with First Presidential Medallion at 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

More than 700 Yeshiva University leaders gathered Sunday evening (Dec. 14) at Manhattan’s Waldorf=Astoria for YU’s 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation. The combined events recognized prominent philanthropists, recorded the success of YU’s $400 million capital campaign, and unveiled several major gifts.

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