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  • Yeshiva University sheds half of $1B endowment along with medical school

    February 19, 2016 | 12:48 pm

    Yeshiva University’s $1 billion endowment will be cut nearly in half as part of its split with the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, which is to become a separate entity, the Forward reported.

    The university’s transfer of funds to the new venture — a total of $465 million — is...

  • Yeshiva University ranks as 4th most popular U.S. college

    February 2, 2012 | 3:20 pm

    Yeshiva University is the fourth most popular school in the country, according to a recent U.S. News and World Report ranking.

    The annual rankings are based on the percentage of students who attend a university out of the total number who are accepted to the school. According to the...

  • Richard Joel, Maccabeats in LA for first YU Shabbaton

    February 24, 2011 | 5:14 pm

    With 1,500 alumni in the Los Angeles area, including many rabbinic and educational leaders, Yeshiva University opened its first office here in September hoping to both raise YU’s visibility and offer its services and expertise to the local Orthodox community.

    “We want to be able...

  • Man With a Plan

    By Joe Berkofsky

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Students from Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life gathered one night during the recent General Assembly of the Jewish federation system and confronted Richard Joel.

    The students peppered Joel, Hillel's president and international director, with criticism that events during...

  • Back to Center for YU?

    By Gary Rosenblatt

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Will Richard Joel -- elected Dec. 5 as Yeshiva University's (YU) new president -- redirect the flagship institution of modern Orthodoxy from its rightward move of the past several decades back toward the center?

    That's a question being asked in the halls of YU and throughout the...

  • Bridging the Gap

    By Michael Berenbaum

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The announcement that Richard Joel has been named as president of Yeshiva University (YU) is an important and salutary development in American Jewish life. Joel is a gifted leader, able spokesman and prolific fundraiser. He has been able to establish the national Hillel organization...