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Dear Student,
We are thrilled to welcome you to Yeshiva University!

With a staff of Roshei Yeshiva and rebbeim of the highest caliber, along with an unparalleled chevra of talmidim, you are joining one of the finest yeshivot around.  Yeshiva has a long and storied history of Torah excellence combined with middos tovos and menschlichkeit.  Our success in developing outstanding talmidim is a result of every talmid being treated as family.  Joining the YU family means you are surrounded by people who are here to support you, encourage you, cheer for your successes and lift you up through the challenges.  We look forward to greeting you in person during orientation, January 27th – 28th, and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to us - Rabbi Kalinsky or Rabbi Bacon.

If you did not take a shiur placement bechina yet, please sign up for a slot on Sunday January 27thhere

We wish you much hatzlacha this coming semester and throughout your years in Yeshiva.

Please see our student resources page for everything you need to know to start off the semester right!

Items to note:
  • Beit Midrash Seating
  • Morning and Night Chaburot
  • Mashgichim
  • To find a night seder chavrusa click here

Rabbi Yosef Kalinsky, MS, MSW, PhD
Associate Dean

Rabbi Ely Bacon
Assistant Dean