Archive for April 30th, 2012

YU Celebrates Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Hundreds of students filled the Wilf Campus’ Lamport Auditorium on April 25 for Yeshiva University’s Yom Hazikaron (Israel Memorial Day) ceremony honoring the memories of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. The student-organized event featured readings by the Yeshiva College and Stern College Dramatics Societies, an a capella performance by the Y-Studs, a video […]

RIETS and Beth Din of America Co-Publish Journal

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The Rabbi Norman Lamm Yadin Yadin Kollel of RIETS has co-published a journal with the Beth Din of America (BDA) for spring 2012. The Journal of the Beth Din of America, sponsored by the Michael Scharf Publication Trust of RIETS/Yeshiva University Press, contains articles on Jewish jurisprudence and beth din practice, with a particular emphasis […]

Two YU Students Attend World Business Dialogue in Germany

Monday, April 30th, 2012

YU students Daniel Simkin and Leon Franco recently attended the 15th World Business Dialogue in Cologne, Germany—winning two of only 300 coveted slots available to students across the globe in a rigorous selection process. The conference is the world’s largest student-run business convention. Featuring 60 high-profile personalities and executives from top companies such as British […]

Talk Show Host Michael Medved Discusses the 2012 Presidential Elections

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Michael Medved, the nationally-acclaimed conservative talk show host, film critic and political commentator, shared his insights and predictions about 2012 presidential election outcomes with Yeshiva University students on April 18. Medved, who is Sabbath-observant and who has a daughter who graduated both Stern College for Women and the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, […]

Dr. Carl Auerbach Reflects on Semester Teaching in Rwanda

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Dr. Carl Auerbach, professor of psychology at YU’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, recently returned from a semester abroad teaching in Rwanda. As part of a Fulbright Fellowship, Dr. Auerbach taught courses in the Department of Clinical Psychology at the National University of Rwanda. An excerpt of his experience, in his own words, is below: […]