Archive for February, 2012

Shabtai Publishes Book on Brain Death

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Dr. David Shabtai, adjunct instructor in Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University’s Isaac Breuer College, recently published a book with Shoresh Press. Titled “Defining the Moment: Understanding Brain Death in Halakha,” the book critically examines rabbinic and medical debate around the concept of brain death, a discussion especially relevant to the question of whether and when […]

Gurock Elected to New York Academy of History

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University, has been elected as a Fellow of the New York Academy of History. Fellows are selected in a closed ballot process by standing fellows from a pool of candidates with a demonstrated record of accomplishment in New York as authors, archivists, public […]

Avnet Publishes Article in Top Consumer Behavior Journal

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Tamar Avnet, assistant professor of marketing at Yeshiva University’s Syms Schools of Business, recently co-authored an article that will soon appear in The Journal of Consumer Research. In the article, titled “Consumers’ Trust in Feelings as Information,” Avnet and co-authors Dr. Michael Tuan Pham, Kravis Professor of Business and Marketing at Columbia University, and Dr. […]