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Tag: Yeshiva University
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Incidents of physical and sexual abuse at Yeshiva University were not limited to its high school for boys, an investigation has found.
An outside investigation commissioned by the university following reports of sexual abuse by two faculty members at Y.U.’s high school for boys...
August 7, 2013 | 1:15 pm
Twelve former students joined a $380 million lawsuit against Yeshiva University for covering up sexual abuse at its high school.
The new plaintiffs’ names came out in court papers used in a hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in White Plains, N.Y., according to the New York...
July 9, 2013 | 3:26 am
To Read: Political scientist Eric Grynaviski takes a look at some evidence from the Nixon era which makes him reconsider the 'Israel Lobby influence' theory-
Now, Nixon and Kissinger were...
July 8, 2013 | 2:37 pm
Alvin Schiff, a pioneer in Jewish education and a prolific author, has died.
Schiff died of unknown causes, Yeshiva University announced Monday. He was in his mid-80s.
At Yeshiva University, he established and directed the Graduate School of Jewish Education in 1959, which...
July 8, 2013 | 1:48 pm
A $380 million lawsuit was filed against Yeshiva University by former students who allege the school covered up allegations of sexual misconduct by staff members.
The lawsuit, which was filed Monday in White Plains, N.Y., alleges a “massive cover-up of the sexual abuse of [high...
July 1, 2013 | 11:52 am
June 5, 2013 | 11:10 am
Much has been written about the world’s heroes — big and small — but sometimes making a major difference in someone’s life doesn’t take a single word.
Consider the example of Ruth Maouda, a sterling senior at YULA Girls High School who volunteers for Etta Israel Center, an...
March 20, 2013 | 1:46 pm
March 15, 2013 | 9:21 am
Rabbi Hershel Schachter, a dean at Yeshiva University, has warned against reporting uncorroborated sex abuse allegations to police.
Schachter was recorded at a rabbinical conference in February in London warning that false allegations could lead to arrests and imprisonment with a...
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May 3, 2012 | 10:36 am
The Azrieli Foundation made a $10 million donation to Yeshiva University in honor of foundation founder David Azrieli’s 90th birthday.
The donation, the largest in the foundation’s history, is earmarked for the university’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and...
First person: For Jewish transsexual teaching at Yeshiva University, no easy path to being a daughter
April 30, 2012 | 11:37 am
If your mother has never seen your face—if you have never had a face to be seen—if, in a sense, you have never been born—do you have a mother? If your mother has always called you “son,” can you ever really become her daughter?
For most of my life, I couldn’t begin to ask such...
February 2, 2012 | 3:20 pm
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November 11, 2011 | 10:10 am
A new study by Yeshiva University found a correlation between regular attendance at religious services and an optimistic outlook.
The study, to be published next week in the Journal of Religion and Health, examined data from 92,539 postmenopausal women who were participating in the...
September 14, 2011 | 5:39 pm
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May 17, 2011 | 2:21 pm
President Obama hosted a reception for Jewish American Heritage Month.
The reception Tuesday was less formal than the inaugural one last year, with brief remarks and a small Marine Corps band playing klezmer music.
The 300 invitees included “grass-roots Jewish community leaders...
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...
February 22, 2011 | 6:37 pm
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The composer of “A Chorus Line” and the songs “The Way We Were” and “Nobody Does It Better” has won every major entertainment award — Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony — as well as a Pulitzer Prize and two Golden Globes. The pops conductor shares...
September 8, 2009 | 4:24 pm
Three Jewish seminaries across the denominational spectrum will receive a total of $12 million to help train new Jewish educators.
The Jim Joseph Foundation announced Tuesday that it will distribute the grants over a five-year period to the Conservative movement’s Jewish...
December 12, 2008 | 5:02 pm
Bernard Madoff at a 2007 roundtable discussion with Justin Fox, Ailsa Roell, Robert A. Schwartz, Muriel Seibert, and Josh Stampfli.
"It's all just one big lie."
With those words Bernard Madoff confessed to senior executives of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities that the $17...
September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pmHere's a chronology of some of the top news items of the past year:
- Yeshiva University announced that its immediate past chairman, fertilizer and oil magnate Ronald Stanton, was giving $100 million to the school -- believed to be the highest amount of money ever...
September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pmShayna Gilbert agreed to humor her daughter by letting her apply to a high school program in Israel, thinking she wouldn't get in and the plan would never work.
But this week, Noa Miriam Gilbert-McNabb is leaving for high school in Kfar Chabad through the Elite Academy, a program...
Briefs: Now Olmert wants to talk; Hamas loots Arafat's abode; Syria invites Israelis in Golan to stay -- under Syria
June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pmOlmert ready for 'final status' talks
Ehud Olmert said Tuesday he was ready to take steps toward final-status negotiations with the Palestinians.
"We have to have the groundwork that will enable us to start, soon I hope, negotiations for a Palestinian state," the Israeli prime...
Eden Memorial Park settles lawsuit in $80.5 million deal
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks spends a weekend in L.A. envisioning the Jewish future
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State Dept. Israel report focuses on Bedouin
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Johansson in post-SodaStream interview: I am not a role model
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