Rabbi Yehuda Sarna

‘Flyergate’ And Beyond

How the BDS wars play out on one campus: a Q&A with NYU’s Rabbi Yehuda Sarna.

Special To The Jewish Week
05/27/2014 - 20:00

Rabbi Yehuda Sarna is Skirball executive director of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University. He co-founded NYU’s Of Many Institute For Multifaith Leadership, which works to promote positive Jewish-Muslim dialogue on campus.

Rabbi Sarna in his NYU office. Boycott vote by the American Studies Association “did not echo much on campus.”

NYU Dorm Changes Worry Observant Jews

04/14/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

For the sake of promoting “diversity,” New York University housing policies will no longer allow incoming freshman to choose a roommate based on religious compatibility, raising concern and anxiety among Sabbath observant students. Roommate assignments, said NYU, will be primarily based “on geographic diversity" rather than personal choice. Upperclassman, however, may choose to have roommates of the opposite sex, even if they share a religion.

NYU: Religious issues an opportunity for personal growth. NYU Photo.
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