Timeline

Timeline

100 YEARS

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.
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Dr. Shelley R. Safire appointed Administrator

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Chartered by NY State Board of Regents

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First Graduating Class

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The Elchanite Founded

Official Yearbook of MTA. Originally established as a literary annual. Senior pictures were introduced in 1923.
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MTA Moves to 301-303 East Broadway

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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.
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2540 Amsterdam Ave. Cornerstone Placed

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High School Building Dedicated

Bidding Farewell to the building on 301 East Broadway.
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Yeshiva College Established

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Academy News Founded

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Dr. Samuel Belkin appointed President of Yeshiva University

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Brooklyn Talmudical Academy (BTA) Founded

Located at 1060 President St.
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Central Yeshiva High School for Girls Founded

in Shaare Zedek Synagogue, Kingston Ave.
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Central Moves to 2301 Snyder Ave.

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BTA Moves to 2270 Church Ave.

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Mr. Norman B. Abrams (’26), RIETS administrator, begins oversight of MTA

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Second Girls Branch Opens

462 West 58th St.
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BTA and Central Brooklyn Branch move to 1277 East 14th St.

Both schools still maintain separate buildings.
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Rabbi David Weinbach appointed Principal

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Dr. Norman Lamm appointed President of Yeshiva University

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Manhattan Central Moves to 425 Fifth Ave.

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Central Brooklyn Branch is Closed

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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.
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BTA is Closed

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Rabbi Marvin Spiegelman appointed Principal

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Rabbi Dr. Michael Hecht (’57) appointed Dean

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Richard M. Joel (’68) appointed President of Yeshiva University

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Rabbi Mark Gottlieb (’87) appointed Head of School

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Rabbi Michael Taubes (’76) appointed Rosh Yeshiva, Dr. Seth Taylor promoted to Principal, General Studies

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Rabbi Joshua Kahn appointed Head of School

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