A rabbi shares the most disturbing experience he had during his almost two years spent studying in Yeshiva in Israel — and what we can learn from it.
NEW YORK — In the upstairs sanctuary of a Manhattan synagogue, a group of rabbis is studying Jewish texts on pluralism and community. One floor below, 22 students are sitting in pairs poring over the book of Exodus. The students spend all day, every weekday in the building, studying Jewish text and observing strict…
NEW YORK (JTA) — Yeshiva University’s board of trustees has officially selected Rabbi Ari Berman as the school’s next president. Berman, whose appointment was announced Wednesday, will assume the position in July, according to a news release. As JTA first reported in September, Berman had emerged as the top candidate in the search to succeed Richard…
It’s a question thousands of fans are undoubtedly asking themselves: What is Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the hip-hop musical “Hamilton,” up to now that he has left the insanely successful production? Could he be writing another biographical smash hit?
Rabbi Ari Berman has emerged as the search committee’s top candidate to be the next president of Yeshiva University, sources familiar with the process told JTA.
French authorities allocated approximately half a million dollars toward the preservation of what is believed to be Europe’s oldest known Jewish building.
Hasidic yeshivas have promised New York City that they will provide more secular education to their young students, but neither the city nor the yeshivas will say exactly how the schools’ curricula will change.
The Israel Defense Forces has revoked exemptions to some 4,000 men who claimed they were yeshiva students.
(JTA) — A senior adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz who met with a committee in search of Yeshiva University’s next president is not a candidate for the position, according to a statement from the school. Earlier this week, JTA reported that Nick Muzin had been considered for the post, now held by Richard Joel. Muzin met multiple…
As Yeshiva University continues its search for a new president with an emphasis on financial sustainability, JTA has learned the name of at least one candidate: the deputy chief of staff for Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign this year.