NEW YORK (Dec. 11)
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.