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On erev Shabbat following the disturbances on Aug. 11–12 Charlottesville, Virginia, Yeshiva University distributed reflections on these events written by seven members of its faculty, from … more
The suffering that racism and its offshoots have inflicted upon humanity throughout history is both wide ranging in its impact and egregiously pernicious in its multifaceted assault on dignity, … more
French historian Pierre Nora spent his life describing and explaining “places of memory,” sites commemorating significant moments in the history of a community that continue to resonate … more
Our ardent commitment to free speech in the United States sometimes motivates our government to embrace neutrality between all viewpoints, even in the face of racial hatred and anti-Semitism. … more
The shocking neo-Nazi, white supremacist rally in Charlottesville brought to the surface the roiling hatred validated and emboldened through the presidential campaign. But it did not start there. … more
Among the signal Jewish contributions to the store of human wisdom, the best known are likely the Ten Commandments, and the concept of monotheism. But as I think about the appalling display of racism … more
The Yeshiva University Board of Trustees recently awarded tenure to 17 faculty members across the University’s undergraduate and graduate schools. Two professors, Dr. Jeffrey Gonzalez, … more
For decades, a post-high school year of Torah study in Israel has played a crucial role in shaping young observant Jews’ future spiritual identities and connection to Judaism. … more
Yeshiva University’s Class of 2017 celebrated YU’s 86th Commencement in The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, delivered the … more
Oxford University’s Corpus Christi College, the Center for Jewish History and Yeshiva University Museum last weekend opened an exhibition of breath-taking treasures seen in America for the … more
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