LGBTQ issues present a dilemma for the Modern Orthodox world, which is defined by its strict adherence to traditional Jewish law as well as embrace of the secular world.
The noted Modern Orthodox rabbi, author and communal leader had just lost his wife to COVID-19 a month earlier.
'There was no sting of defeat, there was no glory of victory, it was just kind of this, like, blank screen, and an emptiness — wondering what could have been.'
After becoming the first university in the US to have a student test positive for the novel coronavirus, YU recently finished its first week of fully online studies.
The YU Alliance, a student-run organization that does not receive funding from the student councils, currently holds LGBTQ-related events off-campus.
Yeshiva University’s annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament for Orthodox high schools across the United States and Canada, scheduled for March 12 through 16, has also been postponed.
The team will find out who its opening round opponent will be in the NCAA Tournament on Monday.
The Maccabees have a 14-1 record overall and are in first place in the Skyline League with a 7-0 mark
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"While the arson at Yeshiva University is currently not believed to be a hate crime, the NYPD and HCTF are staying [in] touch with @FDNY until a final determination is made."