Albert Einstein College of Medicine will honor Richard M. Joel, the new president of Yeshiva University, and philanthropists and community leaders, Rita and Philip Rosen, at its annual Palm Beach Gala, Sunday, February 15, at The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach.
In the December 19, 2003, New York Law Journal, a story and chart of the bar pass rates for New York law schools indicated that Cardozo’s 2003 bar pass rate for first time test takers was the third highest in New York City.
Rabbi Benjamin Blech will share highlights from two of his best-selling books at a lecture kicking off YU’s annual Student Organization of Yeshiva (SOY) Seforim Sale. He will focus on selections from Taking Stock: A Spiritual Guide to Rising Above Life’s Financial Ups and Downs, which was recently reviewed by The New York Times, and If God is Good Then Why is the World So Bad?
While some students escaped the cold weather during winter break or went home to visit family, another group chose to spend their vacation in Israel, visiting Hebron and organizing a concert that raised $20,000 for families of terror attack victims, and travelling to sunny Florida – not to hit the beach but to create a Modern Orthodox community.
President Richard M. Joel will hold two Town Hall meetings, one on the Israel Henry Beren Campus and another on the Wilf Campus on Feb. 4 and 5, respectively.
The Yeshiva University community is saddened by the passing of Mikey Butler, a Yeshiva College alumnus and friend of many. A memorial was held Tuesday, January 27 at 12 pm in Lamport Auditorium on YU’s Wilf Campus.
Ellen Schrecker, professor of history at YU, will speak at a social research conference in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 7, as part of a three-day conference entitled, “Fear: Its Political Uses and Abuses.” Vice President Al Gore will open the conference on Feb. 5 with a keynote address.
Eleven Yeshiva University (YU) students, rabbinical students enrolled in YU’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary(RIETS), traveled across Germany—from Munich to Frankfurt, Worms to Berlin—in a program supported by the German government called Bridge of Understanding: The Jewish Experience of Modern Germany.
Like the age-old question involving the chicken and the egg, the role of low blood pressure (or hypotension) as cause or consequence of dementia has long been studied by scientists. While many studies have suggested that low blood pressure is a consequence of dementia, recent findings by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine demonstrate that low blood pressure may, indeed, be a cause of dementia as well. Their research was published in the journal, Neurology.
Film historian and critic Dr. Eric A. Goldman will present “Looking at Ourselves: The American Jewish Experience on Film” at the 2004 Morris Epstein Forum on the Arts lecture Tuesday, February 10, at Yeshiva University.