Into The New Century

This September marks the centennial of the founding of The Marsha Stern Talmudical Society/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB).  YUHSB opened its doors on Sunday, September 3, 1916, thanks to efforts of two men: Dr. Solomon Hurwitz, the editor of The Jewish Forum, and Dr. Bernard Revel, who at that time was the president […]

YUHSB Awarded Major STEM Grant

Yeshiva University High School for Boys Receives $191,000 STEM Grant from Caroline and Joseph Gruss The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) has received a $191,000 grant from a fund set up by Caroline and Joseph Gruss to upgrade and extend its STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) curriculum. “Given the […]

MSTA Names New Head of School

Rabbi Joshua Kahn Named Head of School at Yeshiva University High School for Boys Rabbi Joshua Kahn has been named head of school at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MSTA). The appointment is the culmination of an extensive international search that involved parents, faculty, alumni, board members and YU administrators. “Rabbi Kahn […]

Physician on a Mission

Alumnus Profile: Dr. Jonathan Wiesen ’99YUHSB, ’05YC, ’09E One might say Yeshiva University runs in Dr. Jonathan Wiesen’s veins. Not only did he come up through the ranks, so to speak, from the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys to Albert Einstein College for Medicine, but he is also one of several […]

Teens Take on Talmud

YU High School Bekiut Program Enhances Textual Skills of Students Across the Country This year, close to 300 students in 30 high schools across North America mastered significant portions of the Talmud—and competed for top awards—through Yeshiva University’s Bronka Weintraub High School Bekiut Program. Now in its ninth year, the program seeks to better ground […]