Bhikhu Parekh, a member of the British House of Lords, will speak on “Is There a Case for Limiting Hate Speech?” at 1:15 p.m. on Monday, November 7, at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Professor Dr. Vern Schramm Selected for American Chemical Society Award
Dr. Vern Schramm, Professor and Ruth Merns Chair of Biochemistry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, has been selected to receive the Repligen Award for 2006 from the Biological Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.
Yeshiva University embarks this year on an exciting initiative to bring a series of relevant films to the YU community in the private confines of the Beren Campus’ Geraldine Schottenstein Cultural Center, 239 E. 34th Street.
Members of the 100-year-old Beth Israel Congregation of New Orleans, the city’s only Orthodox synagogue, had a Torah for Yom Kippur this year, thanks in part to Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF).
During the week of October 17 through October 23 medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine will take part in a weeklong program, “Breaking Down Barriers to Health Literacy,” designed to promote health literacy in the Bronx community and to provide first- and second-year medical students with an opportunity to practice effective communication with future patients.
Yeshiva University is working with the American Jewish World Service to send 15 students to Honduras in January as part of the university’s first Alternative Break, a new humanitarian mission.
The New York Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law will host “On Double-Super-Secret Background: Managing Confidential Sources in the Post-Miller/Cooper Era” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 pm at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 55 Fifth Ave., Moot Court Room.
The Hispanic Center of Excellence at YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received $562,902 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services. The funding, which will be used to prepare the next generation of medical students to address the healthcare needs of Latinos throughout the New York area, was announced by Congressman Joseph Crowley (Bronx-Queens).
Rabbi Eliahu Baruch Shulman of Brooklyn Joins Faculty of Yeshiva University’s Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies
Rabbi Eliahu Baruch Shulman of Brooklyn, bochen (examiner) and rosh yeshiva (professor of Talmud) at Yeshiva University’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), has been named a maggid shiur in the Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies (MYP) at Yeshiva University (YU). His new responsibilities are in addition to the position of bochen he has held with distinction since 1992.
Rabbi Eliakim Koenigsberg of Spring Valley Joins Faculty of Yeshiva University’s Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies
Rabbi Eliakim Koenigsberg of Spring Valley, NY has been appointed a rosh yeshiva (professor of Talmud) in the Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies (MYP) at Yeshiva University (YU).