YU Presents New Semester of Community Beit Midrash Program

Two Weekly Courses Explore Jewish Holidays and Evolving Relationship of Medicine and Jewish Law Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) will present a new semester of its Community Beit Midrash Program beginning February 10 with a six-week series of talks by two faculty members, Rabbi Kenneth Brander, vice president for university and community life at YU, and […]

The Fifth Annual Revel Shabbaton

The fifth annual Revel Shabbaton, which took place on March 13-14, 2015, parashat Vayaqhel-Pequdei/Parah in Washington Heights, surpassed all previous Revel shabbatonim. Thanks to the assiduous work of Revel alumni Mayer Juni (BRG 2014), Aliza Storchan (BRG 2014), and Yaelle Frohlich (BRG 2012), who planned, publicized, and organized the event, over 50 people signed up […]

Just One Shabbos

Yeshiva University Joins Global Jewish Community in Keeping Shabbat Together October 24 – 25 This week, Yeshiva University students will join Jewish communities in more than 212 cities across 33 countries for a Shabbat dedicated to Jewish unity and identity as part of The Shabbos Project. The brainchild of South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Dr. Warren […]

Fighting Illness with Love

Students Organize First Chai Lifeline Shabbaton on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus Close to 300 students and volunteers spend a fun-filled weekend (February 25-26) on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus, celebrating Shabbat with Chai Lifeline—an organization dedicated to bringing joy to children diagnosed with life-threatening or lifelong disabilities. Twenty children, along with Chai Lifeline representatives and medical […]

President Richard M. Joel

President Joel to Visit South Florida

Yeshiva University President will Spend Weekend of Feb. 18-19 with Miami Beach Community Yeshiva University (YU) President Richard M. Joel will visit the Miami Beach community over the weekend of February 18-19, Shabbat Parshat Ki Tisa. President Joel will spend Shabbat at Miami Beach’s Beth Israel Congregation and meet with alumni, community leaders and high […]

YU Spends Shabbat with Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Celebration of Close Ties with Rabbi Haskel Lookstein

Yeshiva University celebrated its longstanding ties to Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun at a Shabbaton on Nov. 7 at the synagogue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The event came a month before the University’s 84th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation, which will honor communal leaders including Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, spiritual leader of Kehilath Jeshurun.