In November, YU welcomed Suzy (Greenman) Schwartz as its new Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. But Schwartz is no stranger to YU: she’s a former Assistant Dean of YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), and she is also a proud Stern College for Women alumna and proud YU parent. Though she’s familiar to many of us, we decided to feature a Q&A with her to refresh our memory and learn more about her. We know you will appreciate getting to meet her personally in the coming months as she...

Dr. Steven Fine, a historian of Judaism in the Greco-Roman World, was recently named the Dean Pinkhos Churgin Chair in Jewish History at Yeshiva College. He earned his BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara, his MA from the University of Southern California, and his PhD from Hebrew University. A cultural historian, Fine’s research focuses on relationships between the literature of ancient Judaism, art and archaeology. Fine’s blend of history, rabbinic literature, archaeology and art, together with his deep engagement with historiography and contemporary culture, is expressed in a broad range of publications...

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Ike Sultan

Former President George W. Bush served as the keynote speaker at Yeshiva University’s 90th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation, but the Point of Light ceremony—which honors outstanding students, faculty and alumni each year who best exemplify the values and spirit of Yeshiva University—might have been the highlight of the night most eagerly anticipated. Ike Sultan’14YC, ’17R, ’17A, was the youngest alum honored this year for his work creating Halachipedia...

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