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Torah values saw Yeshiva U through 'year of enormous challenges'

Torah values saw Yeshiva U through 'year of enormous challenges'

YU has felt the pain of loss from the pandemic and the recent Meron disaster.Yoni Kempinski, 07/05/2021 01:38
LGBT students sue Yeshiva University for alleged discrimination

LGBT students sue Yeshiva University for alleged discrimination

Students and alumni accuse Yeshiva University of discrimination for not recognizing Gay-Straight Alliance club.Simone Somekh, JTA, 28/04/2021 09:30
Yeshiva University makes pandemic change permanent

Yeshiva University makes pandemic change permanent

Yeshiva University plans to eliminate in-person Hebrew courses indefinitely.Shira Hanau, JTA, 16/04/2021 07:52
'Conversations in transit with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik'

'Conversations in transit with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik'

Rabbi Dr. Aaron Adler's insightful book brings Rabbi Soloveitchik to life while inspiring the awe in which he was held by all. Op-edRochel Sylvetsky, 24/02/2021 09:00
Chilul Hashem in the streets: A response to the protests

Chilul Hashem in the streets: A response to the protests

Chilul Hashem is the desecration of G-d's Name. With obvious pain, this well known rabbi responds to riots in religious NY neighborhoods.Rabbi Mayer E. Twersky, 09/10/2020 14:57
Yeshiva University rejects 'gay pride' club, says it will support students in other ways

Yeshiva University rejects 'gay pride' club, says it will support students in other ways

YU rejects formation of campus group for "queer" students but says it is putting in place new policies to help students feel safe.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/09/2020 07:59
Rabbi Norman Lamm, former chancellor of Yeshiva University, dead at 92

Rabbi Norman Lamm, former chancellor of Yeshiva University, dead at 92

Modern Orthodox rabbi and prolific author who led Yeshiva University, Norman Lamm, passes away at age 92.JTA, Uriel Heilman, 31/05/2020 20:13
YU’s men’s basketball team made history - before coronavirus canceled its season

YU’s men’s basketball team made history - before coronavirus canceled its season

Not long after the Maccabees had advanced to Sweet 16 of NCAA D3 tournament, the rest of the tournament was canceled.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 25/03/2020 20:09
Y.U. wins second-round NCAA D3 tournament win, headed to Sweet 16

Y.U. wins second-round NCAA D3 tournament win, headed to Sweet 16

Maccabees notch a 102-83 victory Saturday night over Penn State Harrisburg for Y.U.’s 29th straight win. The team is 29-1 this season.Ami Eden, JTA, 08/03/2020 09:28
Yeshiva University men’s basketball team wins first NCAA tournament game ever

Yeshiva University men’s basketball team wins first NCAA tournament game ever

Yeshiva university basketball team wins record victory in match against Engineers.Ben Harris, JTA, 07/03/2020 18:50
Yeshiva University: Student's parent contracts Coronavirus

Yeshiva University: Student's parent contracts Coronavirus

Undergraduate student's attorney father contracts Coronavirus in New York. Father in serious condition.Gary Willig, 03/03/2020 22:22
Yeshiva University basketball team wins bid to NCAA Division III tournament

Yeshiva University basketball team wins bid to NCAA Division III tournament

Yeshiva U men’s basketball team wins conference title to qualify for NCAA Division III tournament.Marc Brodsky, JTA, 02/03/2020 07:40
Kneeling for Hatikva:  What if Jews kneeled during Islamic speeches?

Kneeling for Hatikva: What if Jews kneeled during Islamic speeches?

How would the college respond if the shoe was on the other kneeling foot? An open letter to the president of Brooklyn College. Larry Shapiro, 27/02/2020 05:20
Athletes take a knee during playing of Israeli anthem at Yeshiva University

Athletes take a knee during playing of Israeli anthem at Yeshiva University

Video posted on social media shows players from Brooklyn College take a knee during "Hatikvah" before match at Yeshiva University.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 27/02/2020 04:03
Yeshiva University men’s basketball earns first national ranking

Yeshiva University men’s basketball earns first national ranking

Yeshiva University's men's basketball team ranked in the Division III Top 25 for the first time ever.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/01/2020 17:00
The (hidden) crime of pedophilia

The (hidden) crime of pedophilia

The crime of pedophilia in the Orthodox community does exist and even one instance is a blight; a mark of Cain; a wall of shame, if coupled with deafening silence. Adina Kutnicki, 27/01/2020 12:14
Man breaks into Yeshiva University, sets fires as students sleep

Man breaks into Yeshiva University, sets fires as students sleep

Police arrest man who broke into Yeshiva University dorm and set fires using matches intended for lighting Hanukkah menorah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2019 03:36
Azrieli Foundation donates $18 million to Yeshiva University

Azrieli Foundation donates $18 million to Yeshiva University

Donation represents Azrieli family’s latest investment in higher education, Jewish community, and next generation of leaders.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2019 13:36
'Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land' - The Hebrew Bible in the US

'Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land' - The Hebrew Bible in the US

Will the Hebrew Bible's timeless words continue to speak to America as they did from the day the Pilgrims landed on rocky New England shores? A unique project shows how much influence the Hebrew Bible has had on American history. Rochel Sylvetsky, 17/10/2019 07:43
Yeshiva University to open new Holocaust Studies Center

Yeshiva University to open new Holocaust Studies Center

YU's new Holocaust & Genocide Studies Center to offer graduate programs incorporating history, law, Jewish studies, and other disciplines.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/09/2019 08:10
Neo-Nazi website posts photos of Yeshiva University students

Neo-Nazi website posts photos of Yeshiva University students

Thousands of photos and names of YU students and staff have been posted on a neo-Nazi website.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 22:59
US Amb. to Israel this year's commencement speaker at Yeshiva U

US Amb. to Israel this year's commencement speaker at Yeshiva U

'Ambassador Friedman typifies the ideals that are central to Yeshiva University,' Yeshiva University president says.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 17/04/2019 22:58
A walk with Rav Soloveitchik: Memorial 26 years since his death

A walk with Rav Soloveitchik: Memorial 26 years since his death

A unique highlight on Shabbat was the opportunity to accompany the Rav on his walk to and from the Maimonides School Synagogue.Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 16/04/2019 11:17
Yeshiva University students experience 'Start-Up Nation'

Yeshiva University students experience 'Start-Up Nation'

YU undergraduate women and men visit some of Israel’s most exciting and revolutionary companies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2019 03:12
What GA delegates should learn from Jack Nagel OBM

What GA delegates should learn from Jack Nagel OBM

GA delegates looking for a solution should look no further than the life of the late great religious Zionist philanthropist Jack Nagel.Martin Oliner, 25/10/2018 14:43
New conservative justice sworn in on Supreme Court

New conservative justice sworn in on Supreme Court

Professor Alex Stein becomes Supreme Court justice with a speech highlighting importance of separation of powers.Tzvi Lev, 09/08/2018 16:40
Yeshiva U women’s tennis to play in NCAA Division III tournament

Yeshiva U women’s tennis to play in NCAA Division III tournament

Yeshiva University women’s tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time.JTA, 10/05/2018 08:01
'Raise up many disciples': Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

'Raise up many disciples': Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik, whose students ran the gamut of Orthodox Jewry, and whose 25th yahrzeit is this Tuesday, 18 Nisan. A fascinating and enlightening memoir of a Torah luminary and intellectual genius.Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 02/04/2018 15:19
Yeshiva University eliminated from NCAA basketball tournament

Yeshiva University eliminated from NCAA basketball tournament

The Maccabees, who were making their first appearance in the national tournament, finished their season with a record of 18-11.JTA, 04/03/2018 10:01
YU men’s basketball team qualifies for NCAA tournament

YU men’s basketball team qualifies for NCAA tournament

A first: Yeshiva University's Maccabee's basketball team advances to NCCA division tournament.JTA, 26/02/2018 13:55
The rightward Modern Orthodox trend fiction

The rightward Modern Orthodox trend fiction

Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 31/01/2018 19:32
Rabbis: Academic freedom is no excuse for bigotry

Rabbis: Academic freedom is no excuse for bigotry

Rabbis say anti-Israel professor at Yeshiva University is an 'outrage,' emphasize that, 'academic freedom no excuse for bigotry.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2018 23:51
He spoke no English. Now he's pursuing a degree.

He spoke no English. Now he's pursuing a degree.

For student with a unique background, new Jewish two-year college program is a godsend.JTA, 20/01/2018 18:28
Yeshiva University: Fines for skipping prayers, meals

Yeshiva University: Fines for skipping prayers, meals

Yeshiva University announces: Students who join subsidized program but don't participate will reimburse university for expenses.JTA, 10/11/2017 09:11
YU celebrates investiture of Rabbi Ari Berman as 5th president

YU celebrates investiture of Rabbi Ari Berman as 5th president

'Yeshiva University is in my heart and soul,' says YU President Rabbi Ari Berman. 'I don't need a history book to understand the school.'JTA, 12/09/2017 14:27
YU's new counseling program celebrates completion

YU's new counseling program celebrates completion

Joint mental health counseling program offered to Yeshiva U students celebrates graduation of its first cohort.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2017 03:05
YU community celebrates RIETS Chag HaSemikhah

YU community celebrates RIETS Chag HaSemikhah

Ove 130 newly-ordained Rabbis celebrate at Triennial Convocation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/03/2017 21:16
Yeshiva University alumni awarded Kohelet Prize

Yeshiva University alumni awarded Kohelet Prize

$36,000 prizes celebrate progression in Jewish education., 24/02/2017 22:44
YU high school alumnus donates 1,000,000$ for scholarships

YU high school alumnus donates 1,000,000$ for scholarships

Hyman Arbesfeld, a graduate of Yeshiva University's High School for Boys in 1949, has established a scholarship fund in the school.Yoel Domb, 19/12/2016 16:59
Rabbi Ari Berman: "I'm deeply humbled"

Rabbi Ari Berman: "I'm deeply humbled"

YU Board of Trustees announced appointment of Rabbi Berman as Yeshiva University’s fifth president.Guy Cohen, 16/11/2016 18:59
YU welcomes its own President-elect

YU welcomes its own President-elect

Yeshiva University has chosen Rabbi Ari Berman to be its new President.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 16/11/2016 12:55
Barkat to receive honorary doctorate from YU

Barkat to receive honorary doctorate from YU

Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat will receive an honorary degree from Yeshiva University during celebrations of jubilee for Jerusalem unification.Netanel Katz, 03/11/2016 15:29
YU hackathon to feature Israeli startups

YU hackathon to feature Israeli startups

Yeshiva University students will host their third annual hackathon on October 29 and 30., 14/10/2016 01:54
YU committee proposes Ari Berman for president

YU committee proposes Ari Berman for president

Rabbi Ari Berman has emerged as the search committee's top candidate for the next president of Yeshiva University according to YU sources.Yoel Domb, 12/09/2016 22:17
Cruz aide not a candidate for Yeshiva U president

Cruz aide not a candidate for Yeshiva U president

Yeshiva University says senior Ted Cruz adviser Nick Muzin is not a candidate for the university's next president.JTA, 28/07/2016 06:53
Yeshiva U search for new president: Ted Cruz aide?

Yeshiva U search for new president: Ted Cruz aide?

Deputy chief of staff for Ted Cruz's presidential campaign reportedly a candidate for Yeshiva University's new president.Ben Sales, 26/07/2016 02:49
YU hackathon to inspire technological innovation

YU hackathon to inspire technological innovation

YU hackathon, to be held May 7, will promote activism by bringing together hundreds of local high school and university students., 22/04/2016 02:16
Yeshiva University's High School has a new head

Yeshiva University's High School has a new head

Rabbi Joshua Kahn appointed new head of YU High School for Boys to bring 'a vision for academic and cultural excellence.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2016 09:31
Did YU find a treatment for bladder cancer?

Did YU find a treatment for bladder cancer?

Doctor and student from Stern College for Women win grant for research that may yield a breakthrough in fighting the lethal disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2016 21:27
YU professor pioneers nanoparticle research

YU professor pioneers nanoparticle research

Dr. Fredy Zypman working on ways to better understand charge distribution, in study that could revolutionize medicine, electric cars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2015 22:41
YU students sing, pray for Israel at Times Square

YU students sing, pray for Israel at Times Square

Yeshiva University students joined by more than a thousand people for concert in support of Israel on the Red Steps in Times Square., 04/11/2015 01:14
YU med. ethics conf. spotlights Judaism and health

YU med. ethics conf. spotlights Judaism and health

Pediatric healthcare takes center stage at unique conference, with a focus on special issues within the Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2015 08:42
 Who will be the next president of Yeshiva University?

Who will be the next president of Yeshiva University?

Placing the horse before the cart, as it should be.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 27/10/2015 06:50
Divrei Azriel:Rabbi Soloveitchik's Philosophical Anthropology

Divrei Azriel:Rabbi Soloveitchik's Philosophical Anthropology

This week's Dvar Torah is by Alex Glassman.YU RIETS Israel Kollel, 15/10/2015 06:04
YU Students Spread Simchat Torah Joy Nationwide

YU Students Spread Simchat Torah Joy Nationwide

As part of Torah Tours program, nearly 250 students this week connected to Jewish communities throughout US and Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2015 08:20
Yeshiva University Mourns Murdered Israeli Couple

Yeshiva University Mourns Murdered Israeli Couple

Rabbi Eitam Henkin was the son of two YU alumni.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2015 13:13
US Students Discover Israel in Science Program

US Students Discover Israel in Science Program

Arutz Sheva talks with students on joint BIU/YU summer program to hear what they're learning about science and Israel.Eliran Aharon, 06/08/2015 20:15