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 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?
A culture of high risk-taking among Yeshiva University trustees resulted in Y.U.’s investment portfolio losing more than $500 million in the 2008 financial crisis.
Yeshiva U. has been facing a fiscal crisis for some time. Financial data obtained by the Forward indicates that it’s getting worse — and cuts are hitting students and faculty hard.
if Congress can’t reach a deal to avoid the so-called sequester, Jewish-run programs could be severely scaled back, if not terminated, at home and abroad.
Chuck Hagel is facing the explosive charge that he is an anti-Semite. Jews in his home state of Nebraska, even those who oppose him, tell a different story.
Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama’s pick to become the next U.S. defense secretary, has begun calling critics in the Senate in an attempt to clarify his views about how to deal with Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas before his upcoming nomination hearing.
Hawkish groups hoped to sink Chuck Hagel’s Pentagon bid and teach President Obama a lesson. But they may be the ones who look back on the episode as a cautionary tale.
Just two weeks before his second inauguration, President Barack Obama is acting as if he believes he has a big mandate for his next term. The latest sign: his decision to defy a concerted campaign against his choice for defense secretary.
While not totally satisfied with the results, many Jewish groups have come out in support of Congress’ last minute efforts to reach a fiscal cliff deal.