Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Community News

Yeshiva University Receives $1 Million Gift to Establish New Program

Bequest from the Dr. Joseph

and Faye Glatt Estate will support innovative programming at YU’s Center for Israel Studies.

New York City—Yeshiva University has received a bequest of $1 million from the Dr. Joseph and Faye Glatt



Calvary Offers Education for Community Rabbis

Bronx—Calvary Hospital, together with the National Association of Chevra Kadisha (NASCK), will host another event for community rabbis on their Bronx campus on Thursday, January 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461.

The Jewish community will focus on

Dr. Erica Brown to Speak at Stamford Chevra Kadisha Dinner

Dr. Erica Brown, the Director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership at George Washington University, will be this year’s featured speaker at the annual Stamford Chevra Kadisha Dinner, to be held at Congregation Agudath Sholom on Sunday night, March 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. Her topic will be “A Life Well Lived: Our

Teaneck’s Jason Greenblatt to Serve in White House

Teaneck’s Jason Dov Greenblatt has been named President-elect Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations. In a statement, Trump spoke highly of Greenblatt, indicating that he was one of his closest and most trusted advisers. “He has a history of negotiating substantial, complex transactions on my


Rabbi Rosenblatt at Kingsbridge Center of Israel, December 31

The Kingsbridge Center of Israel is happy to welcome Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt as its guest to officiate on December 31 (Shabbat Miketz). KCI is the oldest synagogue in the Riverdale-Kingsbridge area and is located on Corlear

White House Chanukah Party Features Performance by Six13

Last Wednesday, Congressman Eliot Engel joined the festivities at the White House Chanukah party, featuring the Jewish a cappella group Six13, who performed at the event for President Obama and the First Lady. Standing directly next to Congressman Engel (on his right) is Eric Dinowitz, a member of Six13, and one of Congressman

Governor Mike Huckabee Headlines Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce Mission to Israel

Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, a close ally of President-elect Donald Trump, will be headlining the upcoming “U.S.-Israel Business Alliance” mission to Israel, led by the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce and its Executive Public Policy Committee—Dr. Joseph Frager, Dr. Paul Brody, Odeleya

Yeshiva University High School for Boys Receives $1 Million in Celebration of Its Centennial

In honor of the centennial celebration of The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB), Hyman Arbesfeld has made a $1 million gift to establish the Abraham Arbesfeld Scholarship Fund, named in honor of his late father.

Arbesfeld is a YU Guardian and a Benefactor and

Anti-Israel Bias and the Government’s Response

Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish and Republican Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina discuss perceptions and reality.

What brings a conservative Christian congressman from rural North Carolina and his wife to a Jewish-affiliated university in the heart of

MTA/YUHSB Presents ‘Inspiring the Next Generation’

New York—On Sunday, December 18, 2016, The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) will present a special Yom Iyun [day of learning] titled “Inspiring the Next Generation.” The event is part of a year-long celebration of YUHSB’s centennial.

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Warren Buffett: Investing in Israel Bonds Is ‘A Terrific Tribute to the Country’

Omaha—Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett welcomed 43 U.S. Israel bond investors to Omaha on Sunday, each of whom made a minimum $1 million new investment to participate in an exclusive evening with the famed “oracle of Omaha.”

The evening opened with a tribute video from

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