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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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Dr. Rebecca Cypess, the new dean of Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women
Following a competitive national search, Yeshiva University has appointed Rebecca Cypess, PhD, the new dean of Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women. An accomplished and visionary educational leader, Dr. Cypess is currently the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Mason Gross School of the…
The YU Innovation Lab, Sy Syms School of Business and the Shevet Glaubach Center for Career Strategy and Professional Development launched the third annual Innovation Challenge pitch competition
Competitors Now Hone Their Startup Ideas for Final Pitch Night on May 8 The YU Innovation Lab, Sy Syms School of Business and the Shevet Glaubach Center for Career Strategy and Professional Development launched the third annual Innovation Challenge pitch competition that empowers students to bring…
Professor Zimmerman recently had his book on Polish Statesman Józef Pilsudski translated into standard Mandarin Chinese.
Professor Joshua Zimmerman, YU’s Eli and Diana Zborowski Chair in Holocaust Studies and East European Jewish History, recently had his book, Józef Pilsudski: Founding Father of Modern Poland, translated into standard Mandarin Chinese. Readers in Taiwan can now enjoy the book, which has become the…
Includes Newly Launched Study in Israel Program YU is Creating New Faculty Positions to Accommodate Growth; in Active Discussions with Professors who Seek to be Part of an institution Whose Core Values Align with their Own April 25, 2024 – New York, NY – Yeshiva University, the nation’s flagship ...

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