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Yeshiva University appeals to Supreme Court

 

September 9, 2022



(JNS) — The question of whether America’s oldest Jewish university must recognize an LGBTQ club is now heading to the Supreme Court.

New York City-based Yeshiva University filed an emergency request on Monday to stay a lower court ruling that it must immediately endorse the YU Pride Alliance student club. In June, the New York County Supreme Court ruled in favor of the students, stating that Yeshiva University does not qualify as a “religious institution.” The court pointed to organizational documents in which the university states that it is an institution dedicated to “exclus...



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