Monthly Archives: September 2006

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Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study is First New Building on Historic Wilf Campus in Over 20 Years

History was made on the Wilf Campus at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study. The Glueck Center is the first building to be constructed on the Wilf Campus in over 20 years and will house a two-story, 470 seat Beit Midrash, the largest at YU.

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American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases to Present Distinguished Service Award to Einstein Professor

Allan W. Wolkoff, M.D., professor of medicine and of anatomy & structural biology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, will receive the 2006 Distinguished Service Award presented by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) at its annual meeting this October.

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Rabbi Harold J. Reichman Invested As Bronka Weintraub Professor in Talmud at RIETS

Rabbi Harold J. Reichman became the newest member of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary faculty to occupy an endowed chair when he was invested by President Richard M. Joel as the Bronka Weintraub Professor of Talmud on Sunday, Sept. 17, in the Harry Fischel Beit Midrash of Zysman Hall on the Wilf Campus.

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Rabbi Elie Abadie Appointed Director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies

Rabbi Elie Abadie, MD has been appointed director of Yeshiva University’s (YU) Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies. Rabbi Abadie will coordinate all activities of the Academic Sephardic Studies Program and will also offer courses on Sephardic halakhah (Jewish law) and tradition at Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women. The Safra Institute prepares students for leadership roles in Sephardic communities.

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