Jewish leaders are joining a push to get New York to fund security guards at religious schools, including yeshivas. The City Council overwhelmingly backs the $50 million plan but Mayor Bill de Blasio is non-committal and police say it’s not necessary.
Yeshiva University’s board of trustees elected Moshael Straus as its chairman.
The bottom line just keeps getting uglier for cash-strapped Yeshiva University as the Modern Orthodox flagship ran a deficit of $84 million last year.
Yeshiva University announced plans to merge the faculty of its two undergraduate schools, Yeshiva College and Stern College.
The Yeshiva University board of trustees issued a statement in support of President Richard Joel after the undergraduate faculty overwhelmingly passed a no-confidence resolution against him.
As a young dad in the Skverer sect, Shulem Deen took the one job open to him: teacher. He was shocked to find that punishment was the bedrock of education at the New Square Yeshiva.
A lawsuit in Canada offers a blueprint to reforming the substandard education provided in Hasidic communities. It holds the government accountable for allowing the outrage.
92 U.S. universities have endowments over $1 billion. Yeshiva’s is the only one to shrink last year — and a Forward analysis reveals its performance under Richard Joel’s leadership.
Yeshiva has finally shed the burden of money-losing Albert Einstein medical school. Does the deal mean the university can start to put a crushing fiscal crisis behind it?