YU boys HS centennial headlines Rabbi Sacks


Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks will present the keynote address at next Sunday;s yom iyun at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Society/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB), part of the school’s ongoing centennial celebration.

The Dec. 18 yom iyun, titled “Inspiring the Next Generation,” will also hear remarks by YU President Richard M. Joel (’HS68) and YU President-Elect Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman (’HS87).

The event will feature 13 break-out sessions on the effects of technology and social media on spirituality and prayer. 

Scheduled presenters include Rabbi Steven Burg (director general, Aish HaTorah, ’HS89), Rabbi Yaakov Glasser (David Mitzner dean, YU Center for the Jewish Future), Rabbi Mark Gottlieb (senior director, Tikvah Fund, ’HS87), Rabbi Yakov Horowitz (founder and director, Project Y.E.S.), Rabbi Dr. Josh Joseph (YU senior vice president), Rabbi Joshua Kahn (YUHSB head of school), Dr. Rona Novick (dean, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration), CB Neugroschl (head of school, Samuel H. Wang/Yeshiva University High School for Girls), Rabbi Marc Penner (Max and Marion Grill Dean, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary), Rabbi Daniel Price (head of school, Rose Baum Yeshiva of North Jersey), Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz (associate principal, SAR High School), Rabbi Michael Taubes (Tosh yeshiva, YUHSB and RIETS, ’HS76), and Rabbi Mordechai Willig (Tosh yeshiva, RIETS).

The event runs from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Zysman Hall on the Wilf Campus of Yeshiva University, 2540 Amsterdam Ave. To register, go to For more information about YUHSB’s historic 100th year, visit the centennial website at