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Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein Named Chancellor of Bar-ilan University

Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein, of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, an Orthodox synagogue here, was elected chancellor of Bar – Ilan University, at Ramat Gan, Israel, it was announced here this weekend.

Dr. Lookstein had been acting president of Bar-Ilan, an American-sponsored Orthodox institution of higher learning, for the last nine years. Last week, Dr. Moshe Jammer, a physicist, was elected president of Bar-Ilan. Bar-Ilan has an enrollment of 2,700 students from 17 countries including Israel.