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Nine students have been named the 2024 undergraduate valedictorians at Yeshiva University, having been recognized for their remarkable academic achievements and overall excellence. YU News spoke with each of them to learn about who they are, their experiences at YU and their plans for the future ...
(L-R) Hadaya Fried, Mila Krugman and Andrew Jacobson receiving the President Emeritus Richard Joel Award for Presidential Leadership from YU President Emeritus Richard Joel (far right). (Photo: Adena Stevens)
Over 350 guests attended the 37th annual Sy Syms Awards Dinner last month at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park. Guests from the entire Sy Syms community, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, board members and families heard remarks from Dean Noam Wasserman, Associate Dean Michael…
Photo credit: Office of Senator John Fetterman
Will Honor U.S. Senator John Fetterman as an American Patriot and Hero of Israel Yeshiva University is proud to celebrate its 2024 graduates, more than 1,700 future leaders of society, at its 93rd annual commencement ceremony. At the commencement on May 29th, Yeshiva University will award its ...
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During the ceremony in Lamport Auditorium, Dean Paul Russo lauded the graduates as values-driven leaders who stand for truth reflected in their scholarship and practice, champions of a life built on humane values and compassionate practitioners.
Matan and Kayla Zucker, graduates of Yeshiva University, have been awarded the third Shlomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation Married Couples Fellowship. Set to begin their studies in June, Matan will study at Shapell’s and Kayla will study at Midreshet Rachel v’Chaya. To learn more about their story ...
mirvis lecture
On May 7th, the Straus Center hosted its annual Rabbi Allan Mirvis Lecture, which took place at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan.
On Tuesday, May 7, seven months to the day since the Hamas attack on Israel, 94 YU students from the Beren Campus attended the Nova Festival exhibit in Lower Manhattan. Yet this was no ordinary group attending the famed exhibit. Also in attendance was Einav Danino, mother of Ori Danino, a 25-year…
Uriel Sussman, Yeshiva College 2024 Student Library Research Award winner
Congratulations to our 2024 YU Student Library Research Award Winner Uriel Sussman! Uriel, in his second year, has not yet declared his major, but is leaning towards philosophy. His paper, “ The Fruit of the Fourth Year: A Case Study in Legal Interpretation” was written for Early Jewish Biblical ...
YU’s Chinese-Jewish Conversation (CJC) is a unique program designed to build a cultural bridge between the Chinese and Jewish communities and to provide a welcome space for Chinese students in New York City. The program sponsors periodic comparative seminars by Chinese and Jewish scholars, along ...
YU President Berman (center) leads a delegation of university presidents to Auschwitz for the 2024 International March of the Living
Amid a sharp rise in antisemitism on US campuses, especially after the October 7 th attacks in Israel, the International March of the Living launched the first ever University Presidents and Chancellors Mission from the United States and Canada which took place on the Yom HaShoah Holocaust ...

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