100 YEARS 1916 Founded Under Presidency of Rabbi Dr. Bernard Revel. Dr. Solomon T.H. Hurwitz appointed Principal. Officially known as the "High School Department of the Rabbinical College." Located at 9-11 Montgomery Street, it was the first academic high school in North America under Jewish auspices. MORE 1919 Dr. Shelley R. Safire appointed Administrator MORE 1919 Chartered by NY State Board of Regents MORE 1919 First Graduating Class MORE 1920 The Elchanite Founded Official Yearbook of MTA. Originally established as a literary annual. Senior pictures were introduced in 1923. MORE 1921 MTA Moves to 301-303 East Broadway MORE 1921 RIETS undertakes conducting the Teachers Institute in conjunction with the Mizrach Organization of America The Teachers Institute students transferred to Talmudical Academical where they received their Jewish teachers' training in the morning (using Hebrew language as the language of instruction) and their secular education in the afternoons. In 1922, RIETS took over the Institute completely. MORE 1927 2540 Amsterdam Ave. Cornerstone Placed MORE 1928 High School Building Dedicated Bidding Farewell to the building on 301 East Broadway. MORE 1928 Yeshiva College Established MORE 1934 Academy News Founded MORE 1943 Dr. Samuel Belkin appointed President of Yeshiva University MORE 1945 Brooklyn Talmudical Academy (BTA) Founded Located at 1060 President St. MORE 1948 Central Yeshiva High School for Girls Founded in Shaare Zedek Synagogue, Kingston Ave. MORE 1952 Central Moves to 2301 Snyder Ave. MORE 1954 BTA Moves to 2270 Church Ave. MORE 1955 Mr. Norman B. Abrams (’26), RIETS administrator, begins oversight of MTA MORE 1959 Second Girls Branch Opens 462 West 58th St. MORE 1967 BTA and Central Brooklyn Branch move to 1277 East 14th St. Both schools still maintain separate buildings. MORE 1973 Rabbi David Weinbach appointed Principal MORE 1967 Dr. Norman Lamm appointed President of Yeshiva University MORE 1979 Manhattan Central Moves to 425 Fifth Ave. MORE 1979 Central Brooklyn Branch is Closed MORE 1980 MTA named Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy Yeshiva University’s High School for Boys was officially renamed The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy – Yeshiva University High School for Boys in 1980 when Stanley E. Stern ’56YUHSB, Vice-Chairman of the Yeshiva University Board of Trustees, gave the school a major gift. In appreciation, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm, who was president of YU at the time, renamed the school in honor of Mr. Stern’s wife, Marsha a”h, who passed away in March of 1979. MORE 1981 BTA is Closed MORE 1988 Rabbi Marvin Spiegelman appointed Principal MORE 1999 Rabbi Dr. Michael Hecht (’57) appointed Dean MORE 2003 Richard M. Joel (’68) appointed President of Yeshiva University MORE 2005 Rabbi Mark Gottlieb (’87) appointed Head of School MORE 2011 Rabbi Michael Taubes (’76) appointed Rosh Yeshiva, Dr. Seth Taylor promoted to Principal, General Studies MORE 2016 Rabbi Joshua Kahn appointed Head of School MORE Submit a Milestone Event Please submit an event (with a picture, if available) that you feel should be added to the timeline. Milestones deemed fitting will be added to the timeline. Milestone Title*Date of Milestone* Milestone PhotoAccepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, psd, tif.Milestone Description*NameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. This iframe contains the logic required to handle AJAX powered Gravity Forms.