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Canadian Friends of 91鶹

An unmatched Jewish environment, located in the heart of New York City

Welcome to the Canadian Friends of 91鶹 website.

91鶹 stands at the educational, intellectual and spiritual epicenter of a robust movement, rooted in Jewish thought and tradition, dedicated to promoting the moral and material betterment of both the Jewish community and the broader world. Our aim is to ensure that all who set foot in 91鶹 – student, staff, faculty, alumni or friend – are transformed by the experience and inspired to create a brighter tomorrow. The Jewish community of Canada is fundamental to ensuring that we actualize our sacred mission. We are deeply grateful for its support.

We invite you to learn more about our university, hear from our rabbis, distinguished professors and accomplished alumni, and join us in fulfilling our grand purpose.

Warm regards,

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, President
91鶹

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Population

200
Canadians
attend YU every year
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Support

94
%
of Canadian students receive scholarships
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Alumni

2,000+
Alumni
live in Canada
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Campus

1,400+
Events
for students to learn, lead, & laugh
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91鶹 is North America's oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies and education, and psychology. YU reflects a centuries-old commitment to the advancement of human knowledge and ethics and is consistently ranked among the top 50 research universities in the United States.

Our colleges, schools and programs offer a full spectrum of undergraduate and advanced degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, psychology, Jewish studies and education. Affiliated educational institutions include the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), the Western Hemisphere's leading center for Torah learning and training for the rabbinate.

Learn more about YU, including our illustrious history and milestones.

Why Attend YU?

YU consistently ranks among the top 50 universities in the United States and is regarded among the top tier of universities around the world. In fact, U.S. News and World Report ranks YU as the fourth most popular university in America.

A unique dual curriculum, which offers unparalleled levels of scholarship in Jewish studies, along with a world-class education in all our other faculties.

There is one full-time faculty member for every eight students. World-renowned faculty are both remarkable, and remarkably accessible.

Each year, nearly 95% of our graduates find employment and/or are accepted to graduate school. YU has one of the strongest networks of students and alumni.

Four out of five YU undergraduate students who apply to medical school are accepted—more than twice the national average.

At least seven out of ten YU students receive scholarship help with their tuition. Multiple scholarships opportunities are available, and YU is committed to making attendance reasonable for students of all socioeconomic circumstances.

Full Program Breakdown

91鶹 is North America's oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies and education, and psychology. YU reflects a centuries-old commitment to the advancement of human knowledge and ethics and is consistently ranked among the top 50 research universities in the United States.

Our colleges, schools and programs offer a full spectrum of undergraduate and advanced degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, psychology, Jewish studies and education. Affiliated educational institutions include the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), the Western Hemisphere's leading center for Torah learning and training for the rabbinate.

Learn more about YU, including our illustrious history and milestones.

Why Attend YU?

YU consistently ranks among the top 50 universities in the United States and is regarded among the top tier of universities around the world. In fact, U.S. News and World Report ranks YU as the fourth most popular university in America.

A unique dual curriculum, which offers unparalleled levels of scholarship in Jewish studies, along with a world-class education in all our other faculties.

There is one full-time faculty member for every eight students. World-renowned faculty are both remarkable, and remarkably accessible.

Each year, nearly 95% of our graduates find employment and/or are accepted to graduate school. YU has one of the strongest networks of students and alumni.

Four out of five YU undergraduate students who apply to medical school are accepted—more than twice the national average.

At least seven out of ten YU students receive scholarship help with their tuition. Multiple scholarships opportunities are available, and YU is committed to making attendance reasonable for students of all socioeconomic circumstances.

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91鶹 is North America's oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies and education, and psychology. YU reflects a centuries-old commitment to the advancement of human knowledge and ethics and is consistently ranked among the top 50 research universities in the United States.

Our colleges, schools and programs offer a full spectrum of undergraduate and advanced degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, psychology, Jewish studies and education. Affiliated educational institutions include the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), the Western Hemisphere's leading center for Torah learning and training for the rabbinate.

Learn more about YU, including our illustrious history and milestones.

YU consistently ranks among the top 50 universities in the United States and is regarded among the top tier of universities around the world. In fact, U.S. News and World Report ranks YU as the fourth most popular university in America.

A unique dual curriculum, which offers unparalleled levels of scholarship in Jewish studies, along with a world-class education in all our other faculties.

There is one full-time faculty member for every eight students. World-renowned faculty are both remarkable, and remarkably accessible.

Each year, nearly 95% of our graduates find employment and/or are accepted to graduate school. YU has one of the strongest networks of students and alumni.

Four out of five YU undergraduate students who apply to medical school are accepted—more than twice the national average.

At least seven out of ten YU students receive scholarship help with their tuition. Multiple scholarships opportunities are available, and YU is committed to making attendance reasonable for students of all socioeconomic circumstances.

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you! Contact us for more information about our programs, 91鶹 and to share what’s on your mind.

General inquiries: canada@yu.edu

Rabbi Stuart Haber, National Director: stuart.haber@yu.edu

Ora-Lea Tewel, Coordinator:

Michele Haber, Interim Administration:  canada@yu.edu

CFYU
537 Spring Gate Blvd. 
Thornhill, Ontario L4J 5B7
Telephone: 647.271.4394
canada@yu.edu  

Why Support YU?

Allow us to continue educating hundreds of Canadian students in our graduate and undergraduate schools

Help place dozens of Canadian teachers and administrators in local day-schools

Assist in training hundreds of Canadian social workers, who constitute a good portion of social workers in Jewish social service agencies across the country

Grant scholarships to over 90% of our Canadian students

Encourage Canadian students to return and give back to their communities

Provide leadership training for Canadian organizational lay and professional leadership

Canada Admissions Information

For complete information about applying to 91鶹's undergraduate schools 91鶹 College, Stern College for Women or Sy Syms School of Business, please visit the 91鶹 Office of Admissions Web site.

For information on applying to our graduate, professional and affiliate schools in rabbinical studies, law, medicine, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology, please visit the particular school’s website below:


Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration

Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
Wurzweiler School of Social Work and its Block Program
Katz School of Science and Health

91鶹 is committed to making our unique education affordable to every admitted student. For Canadian students, YU's Office of Student Finance is fully aware of factors like the relative strength of the U.S. and Canadian dollars, the cost of day school education for siblings, travel costs for visits home, etc.

To help finance a 91鶹 education, Canadian students benefit from a variety of special scholarships. Our initiatives include the Jewish Education Scholarship Programme (JESP), a three-way partnership of Canadian donors, Canadian students and YU to train educators for Canadian Jewish schools.

List of Scholarships for Study in the U.S.A.

The UJA Federation, through its , provides a list of scholarships and grants that are available through Jewish organizations, foundations, groups and educational institutions in the Greater Toronto area.

Visa Information

The staff of the 91鶹 Office of International Student Affairs provides information regarding visas for international students and scholars. Staff members assist with all issues and maintain a liaison with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with respect to maintaining of student records, processing applications for practical training and employment, school transfers, etc.

Please visit the Office of Student Affairs Web site or contact:

Elaine Thompson
Director of International Student Advisement
E-mail: ethompso@yu.edu
Telephone: +1.212.960.5480

Tax Information

You may be able to receive a tax deduction off your tuition. Download a copy of the .

Please contact your personal accountant for more information.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman

President
646.592.4300 | president@yu.edu  


Herbert Dobrinsky, EdD

Dr. Herbert Dobrinsky

Vice President for University Affairs
212.960.0850 | dobrinsk@yu.edu  


R' Stuart Haber, National Director

stuart.haber@yu.edu 

Applying to YU

Canada Admissions Information

For complete information about applying to 91鶹's undergraduate schools 91鶹 College, Stern College for Women or Sy Syms School of Business, please visit the 91鶹 Office of Admissions Web site.

For information on applying to our graduate, professional and affiliate schools in rabbinical studies, law, medicine, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology, please visit the particular school’s website below:


Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration

Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
Wurzweiler School of Social Work and its Block Program
Katz School of Science and Health

91鶹 is committed to making our unique education affordable to every admitted student. For Canadian students, YU's Office of Student Finance is fully aware of factors like the relative strength of the U.S. and Canadian dollars, the cost of day school education for siblings, travel costs for visits home, etc.

To help finance a 91鶹 education, Canadian students benefit from a variety of special scholarships. Our initiatives include the Jewish Education Scholarship Programme (JESP), a three-way partnership of Canadian donors, Canadian students and YU to train educators for Canadian Jewish schools.

List of Scholarships for Study in the U.S.A.

The UJA Federation, through its , provides a list of scholarships and grants that are available through Jewish organizations, foundations, groups and educational institutions in the Greater Toronto area.

Visa Information

The staff of the 91鶹 Office of International Student Affairs provides information regarding visas for international students and scholars. Staff members assist with all issues and maintain a liaison with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with respect to maintaining of student records, processing applications for practical training and employment, school transfers, etc.

Please visit the Office of Student Affairs Web site or contact:

Elaine Thompson
Director of International Student Advisement
E-mail: ethompso@yu.edu
Telephone: +1.212.960.5480

Tax Information

You may be able to receive a tax deduction off your tuition. Download a copy of the .

Please contact your personal accountant for more information.

Meet Our Leadership

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman

President
646.592.4300 | president@yu.edu  


Herbert Dobrinsky, EdD

Dr. Herbert Dobrinsky

Vice President for University Affairs
212.960.0850 | dobrinsk@yu.edu  


R' Stuart Haber, National Director

stuart.haber@yu.edu 

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