YULA has separate campuses for boys and girls within the Pico-Robertson district of the city.
the principal of the boys division was Rabbi Heshy Glass and the principal of the girls division was Rabbi Avraham Lieberman. Mrs. Sherry Singer was the general studies principal for both divisions.
YULA has both Jewish and non-Jewish staff. Notable staff include:
Rabbi Nachum Sauer - head of the Kollel of Los Angeles
Dr. Paul Soifer, Ph.D - author of books on US Government and US History as well as "Soviet Jewish folkloristics and ethnography: An institutional history, 1918-1948 (Working papers in Yiddish and East EuropeanJewish studies)". Dr. Soifer is also the winner of the 2011 YULA teacher award for excellence in education.
Bluma Drebin - recipient of the Milken Award for Education.
General Studies Departments
The five departments are: History, English, Science, Math, and Hebrew.
At the end of the 2010 school year, former math department chair Manny Katz and Judaic studies teachers Rabbi Ephraim Niehaus and Carol Bess were relieved of their positions. All three had been with the school since its founding in 1979.
Each school has a student body of approximately two... Read More