Jeffrey Swartz, CEO of The Timberland Company, charged 600 Yeshiva University undergraduates to apply the lessons of Torah in all aspects of their lives during his keynote speech at the university’s 74th commencement exercises May 26 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Mr. Swartz also received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from YU.
Rabbi Nosson Slifkin – also known as the “Zoo Rabbi” – came to the Beren Campus Oct. 13 to give two talks about the animals, Torah, and evolution.
Students and alumni of Yeshiva University and its Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), will enrich the holiday celebrations of Shemini Atseret and Simhat Torah in more than 65 Jewish communities.
Some 800 guests gathered yesterday at Manhattan’s Grand Hyatt to experience Jewish scholarship firsthand and honor individuals who have devoted their lives to Torah lishmah—learning for its own sake.