Archive for August, 2011

Dr. Harry Ostrer, Prominent Geneticist, Joins Einstein Faculty

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Dr. Harry Ostrer, a prominent geneticist known for his expertise on the origins of the Jewish people, has been appointed professor of pathology and genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Previously, he was a professor of pediatrics, pathology and medicine and director of the Human Genetics Program at New York University School of Medicine for […]

Time Magazine Quotes Einstein Researcher on Centenarian Study

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Time Magazine, as well as many other well-respected news outlets and publications, recently reported on a new study from Yeshiva University’s Institute of Aging, headed by Einstein researcher – and lead study author – Dr. Nir Barzilai.  The study shows that people who live to age 95 or older are just as likely as their […]

YU Alum Recounts ChampionsGate Experience

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Nahum Neal Twersky ’69YC, ’72R, ’72BR, a marketing consultant from Teaneck, NJ, wrote about his experience attending Yeshiva University’s annual ChampionsGate conference in Orlando, where hundreds of the best and brightest Jewish minds, communal and lay leaders, and educators gather to discuss issues facing the Jewish community and brainstorm solutions. The op-ed, entitled “Another Face […]

Revel Graduate School Hosts International Conference on Israel

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies hosted an international conference, focusing on “Israel and the Nations, in early July at the Wilf Campus. Nearly fifty scholars from around the world gathered to deliver lectures in both Hebrew and Englishduring the three-day conference. For the entire article, click here.