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More firsts for Yeshiva U men’s basketball as they pick up awards

Two players have been named All-American, including one on the first team, and a coach has been chosen as national Coach of the Year.

By MARC BRODSKY/JTA
26/03/2020
Yeshiva University Maccabees in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball tournament
YU men’s basketball team made history — until coronavirus ended the season

'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.'

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
26/03/2020
Department of Communications and Public Affairs, Yeshiva University
YU, NCSY embrace virtual programming amid coronavirus outbreak

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.

24/03/2020
Yeshiva University men’s basketball team continues record-breaking season

The Maccabees notched a 102-83 victory on Saturday night over Penn State Harrisburg for their 29th straight win.

By AMI EDEN/JTA
09/03/2020
LGBTQ flag
Yeshiva U. students complain over college refusal to approve LGBTQ group

The YU Alliance, a student-run organization that does not receive funding from the student councils, currently holds LGBTQ-related events off-campus.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/03/2020
Coronavirus triggers closures, quarantines in New York Jewish community

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.

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA
05/03/2020
Yeshiva U men’s basketball team qualifies for NCAA Division III tournament

The team will find out who its opening round opponent will be in the NCAA Tournament on Monday.

By MARC BRODSKY/JTA
02/03/2020
Department of Communications and Public Affairs, Yeshiva University
Brooklyn College volleyball players kneel during Israeli national anthem

In a game against Yeshiva University, the two students decided to kneel when Israel's national anthem started playing. Kneeling has become a popular form of political protest in sports.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
01/03/2020
Yeshiva U. student council heads abstain from voting on LGBTQ club

The fate of the YU Alliance as an official campus organization will be left to the administration.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020
Department of Communications and Public Affairs, Yeshiva University
Yeshiva U men’s basketball earns first national ranking

The Maccabees have a 14-1 record overall and are in first place in the Skyline League with a 7-0 mark

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/01/2020
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