Monthly Archives: October 2007

YU Museum Hosts Panel of Artists, Writers, and Scholars

Argentina’s “dirty war” nearly thirty years ago changed the life of artist Laura Murlender forever. At age nineteen, Murlender was abducted by government forces, chained, and tortured for eleven days. She is one of the few “disappeared” who survived. On October 30 at the Yeshiva University Museum, she spoke about her ordeal in public for the first time in thirty years.

Philanthropists Michael and Barbara Gamson and Attorney Leon Wildes Recognized by Yeshiva College

Yeshiva College celebrated the generosity and vision of philanthropist and industrialist Michael Gamson and his wife, Barbara, and renowned New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes at Yeshiva College’s annual dinner on Sunday, October 21, 2007 at Pier Sixty Chelsea Piers in New York City. To view photos of the dinner please click here.

Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel Shlomo Amar Meets YU Students and Administration

Both the Wilf and Beren campuses of Yeshiva University were abuzz with excitement when the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Shlomo Amar, visited on October 15 during his recent trip to the United States. He was in the country to meet with the Rabbinic Council of America and the Orthodox Union. For photos of Rabbi Amar’s visit click here.