This Shavuot, a group of young Jewish women, all advanced scholars in Talmud, will serve as scholars-in-residence at synagogues in Houston, Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, MD, as part of the Women’s Leadership Initiative at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future.
The usual academic demands of graduate study were compounded for Younghee “Frida” Seo, a South Korean native who recently graduated with a master’s degree from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Mental Health Counseling Program. She struggled with her English and with adjusting to a different culture; she was homesick for South Korea.
Two Yeshiva University graduation ceremonies at Madison Square Garden, a performance at the 92nd Street Y and numerous singing engagements on and off campus: that’s Yeshiva University a cappella group the Maccabeats’ brief résumé since forming two years ago. Sensing the need to bring music to the Wilf Campus, the group of 12 young men, all undergraduate students, has become a popular mainstay on campus.
Fresh from his year-long world tour performing to sell-out audiences, renowned mentalist Dr. Marc Salem beguiled the crowd of over 100 undergraduate students with his ‘mind-reading’ techniques at a student council-sponsored event on May 12.
When Sam Blass began studying protein crystallization with Dr. Neer Asherie, assistant professor of physics and biology, the Yeshiva College undergraduate became so enamored with nanotechnology that he decided to major in chemistry instead of his previous pre-med track.