Remembering a Modern Exodus

Revel Lecture Explores the Rich History and Culture of Jews in Arab Lands Commemorating the 1948 forced exodus of nearly a million Jews from Arab countries, Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Sephardic Community Program partnered with the Consul General of Israel in New York to pay tribute to the rich […]

Tribute to Rav Ovadia Yosef

Yeshiva University Presents Kollel Yom Rishon Dedicated to Torah Leader’s Legacy on November 24   Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon and Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon will present a tribute event dedicated to the legacy of HaRav Ovadia Yosef zt”l on Sunday November 24, from 9:15-11:30 a.m. […]

Sephardic Program Celebrates Torah Dedication

New Torah Scroll Donated by Benjamin Aminoff to be Used in Sephardic Beit Midrash On July 28,the Sephardic Community Program at Yeshiva University celebrated the dedication of a new Torah scroll, donated by Mr. Benjamin M. Aminoff in memory of his nephew Mr. Sam Aminoff a”h, to be used in the Sephardic Beit Midrash. The festivities began […]

Of Painters, Plays and Poets

Student Talent and Creativity on Display at Yeshiva University Arts Festival Intrigued by Talmudic archaeology? Curious about Sephardic pizmonim [traditional tunes]? Want to catch a whimsical Steve Martin play or tour a gallery that includes photography, sculpture, line drawings and more? These were just a few options to explore at the 15th annual Yeshiva University […]

Rabbi Amar and Chancellor Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Visits YU

Rabbi Shlomo Amar delivers Shiur to RIETS Students, Meets with Roshei Yeshiva Rabbi Shlomo Amar, the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, paid a visit to Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an affiliate of Yeshiva University on December 9, the last day of Chanukah. The chief rabbi, also known as the Rishon LeZion, delivered a […]