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  • Schachter, Y.U. dean, warns about reporting sex abuses cases

    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...

  • 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...

  • Shh! Don’t talk about sex at Yeshiva University

    December 13, 2011 | 4:51 pm

    It wasn’t your typical college sex scandal. There were no accusations of molestation, inappropriate faculty-student relationships or date rape charges.

    Instead, the precipitating incident was the publication by a student-run newspaper of a female student’s first-person account...

  • YU study finds correlation between services, optimism

    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...

  • YU student to donate compensation award to terror victims

    September 14, 2011 | 5:39 pm

    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.

    The anti-Semitic act against Chanan Reitblat was committed in March on the same day that...

  • 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...