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Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman is the fifth president of Yeshiva University

  Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman is the fifth president of Yeshiva University. He will officially begin his tenure in July 2017. “Rabbi Berman is a dynamic and inspirational leader, scholar and educator, ” More...

Press Release On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Azrieli Foundation Grants the Largest Gift Ever to Bar-Ilan University School of Medicine in the Galilee

– – As Bar-Ilan University kicks off its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Azrieli Foundation has announced that it will make a $50 million donation to the Bar-Ilan School of Medicine in the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Yeshiva University Launches Technology Career Certificate Programs

Yeshiva University announced four skills-based technology career certificate programs set to launch on May 11, 2015. The programs will provide remote, collaboration-driven courses, focused on software More...

Eli Horn On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Philanthropist Anita Zucker Again Ranked Among Forbes 400

Anita Zucker, chief executive officer of the InterTech Group in North Charleston, South Carolina, was again named one of the 400 wealthiest Americans by Forbes, The Post and Courier said. The publication More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Jews Made Major Contribution to Pantheon of Classic Christmas Songs

Many of the most well-known classic Christmas songs today were actually written by Jews who entered the American music industry in the early 20th century and drew on their immigrant backgrounds to compose secular More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

YU Deal to Unload Albert Einstein Falls Through

It looks like a deal for Yeshiva University to hand over control of its Albert Einstein College of Medicine to healthcare giant Montefiore is floundering. A Yeshiva University spokesman said that the two institutions More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

What Did George W. Bush Do between 2001 and 2009? Yeshiva University Has No Idea

A friend sent us a link to the YU website Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation page. Turns out the Special Guest and Keynote Speaker this year will be George W. Bush. Do you remember GW? Barbara Bush’s kid? More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Wednesday the Rabbi Was Charged with Six Counts of Voyeurism

Talk about rabbinical supervision! Rabbi Barry Freundel, a graduate of Yeshiva University who until last Monday was the prominent leader of Kesher Israel, the most prestigious Orthodox congregation west More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, September 15th, 2014

Financially Troubled Yeshiva University Borrows $175 Million to Offset Madoff Losses

Yeshiva University has taken out a $175 million loan to refinance five of its Manhattan buildings, The Commercial Observer has reported. Yeshiva University has been going through financial difficulties for More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Ruth Madoff, Bernie’s Wife, Drowning Sorrow in the High Life

Bernie Madoff (do I really have to go into what that mamzer did again?), who swindled $65 billion in a Ponzi scheme, and created devastating losses for a long list of funds and charities, including More...

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