Yeshiva University Works With Local Yeshivot and Day Schools to Strengthen School Boards

On December 22, Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership convened a program on “Building Boards for Economic and Strategic Success for Yeshivot and Day Schools” in the Five Towns and Rockaways. The program is the sixth in a series this past year that helps schools to engage in research-based data-driven practices to improve their fiscal solvency.

YU’s Center for the Jewish Future Launches Online Guide to 60 Schools for Year of Study in Israel

The phenomenon of post-high school study in Israel is no longer a phenomenon. It has become a mass movement within the Orthodox community. A new Web site, www.yu.edu/cjf/gis, developed by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and based on the efforts of the Orthodox Caucus, will help students and parents, and Israel guidance counselors to select the right program of Israel study from among 60 schools and to navigate smoothly through the year in Israel.

YU Launches Distance Learning for Jewish Day Schools

Students in Jewish day schools around the country will soon benefit from technology that will allow them to do their class work from home, the library, or any other location. The Distance Learning Project, developed by the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools (AMODS) at Yeshiva University, is part of a broad distance-learning initiative of the university that will alter how Jewish day schools and yeshivas educate their students.