Katz Family

About the Katz Family

Dr. Mordecai D. Katz

Dr. Mordecai D. Katz has a long affiliation with Yeshiva University. He graduated from Yeshiva University High School in 1948 and served on the boards of YU and Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. He received a Doctor of Humane Letters from the University in 1993. He is also an alumnus of Polytechnic University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University School of Law. In addition to being generous donors to the University, he and his wife, Dr. Monique Katz, have been active in UJA-Federation, Jewish National Fund, National Council of Synagogue Youth, Friends of Lubavitch, Bar-Ilan University and various organizations supporting Russian Jewry.

Dr. Monique C. Katz

Dr. Monique Katz graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1963 and has been practicing medicine for over 50 years. She has also served on the Stern College for Women board of directors and received an honorary degree from YU in 1996. She and her husband, Dr. Mordecai Katz, have been honored as YU Benefactors and have contributed in many different ways to the University, such as a chair, a deanship, scholarships and fellowships, to name a few. Most recently, they made a $25 million commitment to establish The Katz School at Yeshiva University, which will offer both classroom and online courses in such areas as marketing, allied health and community education, speech/language pathology, data science and cybersecurity.