yeshiva university

Transgender woman who lost yeshiva job is excluded from YU-affiliated Orthodox synagogue

The Shenk Shul is housed at Yeshiva University, the Modern Orthodox flagship in New York City that was locked in battle with students over whether they could form an LBGTQ club.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA

Susan Weissman: An 18-year doctorate under Dr. Soloveitchik

It all started when Weissman was an undergraduate student at Stern College and walked into Soloveitchik’s class titled “The History of Halacha.”

By Miri Weissman
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Yeshiva University must recognize LGBTQ club - New York appeals court

The ruling by the Appellate Division in Manhattan marked the latest setback for the university in its fight to avoid recognizing YU Pride Alliance.


Yeshiva University will establish a club for LGBTQ students 'within the framework of Halacha'

The New York County Supreme Court ruled that New York’s Yeshiva University is required to grant recognition to its LGBTQ club in June.


Orthodox basketball star Ryan Turell selected in NBA minor league draft

Turell was drafted 27th overall by the Motor City Cruise in the G League, the NBA’s minor league organization.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA

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LGBT group puts demands on hold after Yeshiva University suspends student clubs

YU is attempting to hold all of its students hostage, The YU Pride Alliance said in a statement.

By Julia Gergely/JTA

Jewish gay group funds YU clubs after Yeshiva shuts them down

YU student clubs will be able to apply for up to $500 in funding per event from JQY.

Department of Communications and Public Affairs, Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University halts student clubs in dispute over LGBT group

Yeshiva University cannot bar an LGBT student club after the US Supreme Court refused to block a judge's ruling ordering the school to officially recognize the group.

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