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Yeshiva University Opens the David Drelich Bloomberg Finance Lab

sy syms bloomberg lab (l-r): Dr. Noam Wasserman, Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, Dr. Fred Krause, Steven Drelich, Tali Goldman ’21SB and Michael Strauss. (Goldman was the 2021 Sy Syms valedictorian and currently works for Bloomberg.)


Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business announced on May 3, 2022, the opening of the new David Drelich Bloomberg Finance Lab.

The lab is named in memory of David Drelich, MD, CFP, and facilitated by Steven Drelich, Esq., and Fred Krause, PhD, who are trustees for Dr. Drelich’s estate.

The David Drelich Bloomberg Finance Lab offers students the same technology used by the world’s leading business and financial professionals. Yeshiva University has access to the  Bloomberg Terminal software in the lab that will serve as a hub for learning for students and professors.

Six of the Bloomberg Terminal subscriptions are designated for Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business Wilf Campus with an additional six to be used at the Drelich Lab at Yeshiva’s Beren Campus at 215 Lexington Avenue.

The Bloomberg Terminal is already being used in several Yeshiva University Business School courses. Students receive training on how to use the Bloomberg Terminal to help bolster their  education and provide real world experience that will carry over into their careers.

“It is an honor to be able to offer this type of hands-on learning to our students,” said Dr. Noam Wasserman, dean of the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University. “Here at Yeshiva University, we take pride in providing all our students world-renowned education with the top tools in each respective field. The addition of the new David Drelich Bloomberg Finance Lab fits that vision. We are happy to be able to give business students this new opportunity to develop real-life career skills that will make them more competitive in the job market upon their graduation.”

The Bloomberg Terminal provides real-time and historical data, market moving news and analytics to help leading business and financial professionals worldwide make better informed investment decisions. The Bloomberg Terminal also features trading platforms for every asset class, research and a global network to communicate securely and reliably.

“We consider it a privilege to provide university subscriptions as a resource for academic institutions like Yeshiva University,” said Ken Cooper, Global Head of Human Resources at Bloomberg. “We are proud to help enhance the education of the next generation of student business leaders.”

Yeshiva University is dedicated to expanding opportunities for women in finance. Placing Bloomberg Terminals at the women’s campus was a deliberate reflection on the larger trend that Yeshiva’s women students are becoming more engaged in the business world and striving for equality in finance professions.

A ribbon cutting ceremony took place on May 3 to commemorate the opening of the David Drelich Bloomberg Finance Lab. The ceremony also included a panel discussion on the future of economics with Dana M. Peterson, Chief Economist, The Conference Board, and Global Interdependence Center Board Member; and Dr. S. Abraham Ravid, Sy Syms Professor of Finance and Chair, Finance Department, Yeshiva University. Michael McKee, Economic and Political Correspondent, Bloomberg TV, is serving as moderator.

To learn more about Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business, visit