YU Poetry Club Hosts Open Mic and Slam

On Dec. 19, the Yeshiva University Poetry Club hosted its first open mic poetry night and poetry slam. The event began with an open mic portion where anyone was able to sign up and share a piece of poetry they had written. Following the open mic, five students signed up to compete in an official […]

Where Have the Women Gone?

Advocate Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll Speaks to Yeshiva University Students About the Importance of Including Women On Wednesday, October 31, Kol Hamevaser (which bills itself as “the Jewish thought magazine of the Yeshiva University student body”) and the Yeshiva University Feminists Club hosted an event titled “Where Have All the Women Gone?” The speaker, Shoshanna Keats […]

Poverty in NYC: A Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, The Yeshiva University College Democrats hosted a panel titled “Poverty in New York City” to discuss both this growing problem sweeping our city and potential solutions. The panel consisted of New York State Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi (D28), David G. Greenfield, CEO of the Met Council, and Dr. Daniel Kimmel, assistant professor […]

Assembly Member Al Taylor Comes to Wurzweiler

Taylor Spoke About His Experience In Community Organizing On Wednesday, October 17, Assembly member Al Taylor (D-71) spoke at Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Lunch and Learn about community organizing and the New York housing crisis. As both a pastor and an elected official, Al Taylor has had experience with people when they are at […]

Stern Learning Program

New Women’s Learning Initiative at YU

The Beren Bekiut Program Will Give Women an Opportunity for More Torah Learning On Monday, October 8, the Torah Activities Council (TAC) of Stern College for Women launched the Beren Bekiut Program (BBP). The program is a Torah learning opportunity with five tracks: Gemara, Halacha, Mishna, Tanach and Chumash. Throughout the semester, students learn a certain […]

Yeshiva University Mental Health Clinic Gains $500,000 in Capital Funding

New York State Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez Secures Funding for The Max and Celia Parnes Family Psychological and Psychoeducational Services Clinic On Tuesday, September 4, Yeshiva University and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez (District 80) held a press conference at the new location of The Max and Celia Parnes Family Psychological and Psychoeducational Services Clinic, the training clinic […]