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September 28, 2023
As Jews worldwide have just marked the 50th 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
September 13, 2023
Rosh HaShanah Ticket, 1931Yeshiva University Archives  Ishay Ribo, an Orthodox Israeli pop star, performed in front of a full house of 15,000 fans in Madison Square Garden in early September 2023. Ribo’s concert roused the audience to heights of fervor. The crowd spiritedly responded, “Barukh shem…
August 31, 2023
No more fines for overdue books!  Yes, that’s right: Yeshiva University Libraries have eliminated fines on overdue books.  Don’t worry, if you need the books beyond the due date, you can renew your books online twice.  Note: book replacement fees for lost or damaged books and late key returns for…
August 29, 2023
My archival philosophy is guided by a variation of the well-known statement of Rabbi Chanina quoted in the Talmud (BT Ta’anis 7a) that “I have learned much from my teachers, more from my colleagues and from my students most of all.”  My version, formulated from many years as an archivist,…
August 23, 2023
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August 2, 2023
The project team has continued our work on the collection since the initial portion became available for patron use last May as announced in this  post.  In addition to processing more material, a key task has been to augment our central listing of the collection contents to support more robust…

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