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Image of hilltop city from Pascheles and Landau Haggadah
April 10, 2024
Call no.: rare BM674.645 .L36 1849 The Leah Adler zt"l Rare Books and Manuscripts Fund Did you ever wonder if the Maxwell House Haggadah was the first one to advertise its product? Generations before Maxwell House, in 1849, a Haggadah featured an ad for Kosher for Passover wine prominently on a…
Library Digital Media Studio
April 9, 2024
On April 1st, 2024 Gottesman Library unveiled a new facility for students. The Digital Media Studio , located on the southeast corner of the 4th floor (behind the elevators) of the Mendel Gottesman Library Building, is a new space for learning and development. The new space includes a Dremel 3D ...
February 26, 2024
This week marked the 100th anniversary of the premiere of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, which was part of the concert, "An Experiment in Modern Music," in 1924. The piece, which Gershwin described as “a musical kaleidoscope of America," captivated audiences. When the Yeshiva College Women’s…
Mark Drawings installation
January 30, 2024
On view in Pollack Library (2nd floor, Gottesman Library building) are twelve pencil and charcoal drawings, all from the third week of Carla Aurich's Principles of Drawing class, emphasizing the use of marks, as opposed to continuous line drawing. Marks are first used to measure height and width ...
Congregation Beth Hillel of Washington Heights, New York
December 14, 2023
The survival of the menorah in the Temple in the Hanukkah story is generally taken for granted, while the miracle of the lone cruse of pure, undefiled oil, is well known. The oil was only sufficient to light the menorah for one day, yet it kept the menorah alight for eight days, enough time for the…
Early Zionists photo
December 6, 2023
As our thoughts and attention remain focused on our brethren in Israel, Yeshiva University Archives shares this historic photograph we received as a gift of a group of Zionist leaders in pre--state Israel, including some of its future Prime Ministers and Presidents. We have been able to identify ...
September 28, 2023
As Jews worldwide have just marked the 50 th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, in which more than 2,600 Israeli soldiers lost their lives, Yeshiva University Archives provides these accounts of how the University responded to the events of that sad and frightening time. Coming as it did during the…
September 22, 2023

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