Rabbi Hershel Schachter, a dean at Yeshiva University, has warned against reporting uncorroborated sex abuse allegations to police.
Yeshiva University is the fourth most popular school in the country, according to a recent U.S. News and World Report ranking.
It wasn’t your typical college sex scandal. There were no accusations of molestation, inappropriate faculty-student relationships or date rape charges.
A new study by Yeshiva University found a correlation between regular attendance at religious services and an optimistic outlook.
A Yeshiva University student who was the victim of anti-Semitism while an exchange student at St. Andrews University in Scotland will donate his compensation award to victims of terrorism.
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 to provide our extensive resources as a large university and as the unique institution that we are to the community at large,” said Sarah Emerson Helfand, an attorney and YU alumna who moved from New York to direct YU’s West Coast regional office.
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 the United Jewish Communities' annual gathering had condescended to them.
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 community at the culmination of a long and difficult search process for a successor to Dr. Norman Lamm, who has guided the institution since 1976.