On Monday, University President Richard Levin issued a statement calling the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Mulsim students at Yale “antithetical” to the values of the University. But at a press conference on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sharply criticized Levin’s comments, saying the New York Police Department’s surveillance helped “keep the […]
Last night, students passing through Commons stumbled upon an enormous Jewish wedding. One observer reports that 500 Hasidic Jews were dancing together to celebrate the occasion. Like this?
Workers at a Yale-New Haven Hospital construction site stumbled upon a forgotten cemetery last summer, the New Haven Register reported this weekend. Construction stopped at the site when workers found a “long bone” during excavation. State archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni came in with a team of students and, after more searching, the team found the skeletal […]
The Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale has indirectly fallen victim to Bernard Madoff, forcing the center to launch a fundraising campaign in an effort to save two positions from elimination. When the Madoff scandal erupted this winter, Yale officials said that the University had no money invested with the disgraced financier. But two […]