Monthly Archives: December 2003

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Educators address child-abuse issues

By law in a majority of states, teachers and administrators must report suspected cases of child abuse involving students. But how does an educator become trained to recognize abuse? And how can a school create an environment in which a child feels safe enough to come forward when abused?

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Educators address child-abuse issues

By law in a majority of states, teachers and administrators must report suspected cases of child abuse involving students. But how does an educator become trained to recognize abuse? And how can a school create an environment in which a child feels safe enough to come forward when abused?

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Midtown Campus Named for Israel Henry Beren at 79th Annual Hanukkah Dinner

Midtown Campus, the locale of Yeshiva University’s undergraduate programs for women, was last night named by Robert M. Beren, in honor of his distinguished, late uncle, Israel Henry Beren. Robert M. Beren is a longtime supporter of Yeshiva University and Chairman Emeritus of YU’s Board of Trustees.

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Stern Dean Honored with First Presidential Medallion at 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation

More than 700 Yeshiva University leaders gathered Sunday evening (Dec. 14) at Manhattan’s Waldorf=Astoria for YU’s 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation. The combined events recognized prominent philanthropists, recorded the success of YU’s $400 million capital campaign, and unveiled several major gifts.

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Composer Bruce Adolphe Speaks to MSTA Students About Jewish Art in a Secular World

Bruce Adolphe, a composer and principal lecturer of the Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center, spoke to a group of students at Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy-Yeshiva University High School for Boys on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The talk, part of a lecture series “How Does a Jewish Artist Function in a Secular Society?” was sponsored by ARISTA, the high school honor society. Adolphe is also a lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has written music for Israeli violinist Itzhak Perlman.

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