Monthly Archives: July 2014

Matthew Kriegsman

Lending a Hand (By Lending a Book)

In Its Second Year, Cardozo Book Loan Program Makes 1,800 Textbooks More Affordable for Students It began with a simple observation. At the end of the fall 2012 semester, Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law students Matthew Kriegsman and Kenneth Renov noticed that a lot of their peers were dumping the extremely expensive textbooks they’d

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YU Stands With Israel

President Richard M. Joel Addresses Thousands at Community-Wide Rally in Support of Israel   More than 10,000 people gathered to show their support for Israel and its right to self-defense at a rally Monday afternoon, July 28, in Manhattan at Dag Hammerskjold Plaza outside the United Nations. The rally attracted throngs of passionate Israel supporters

Wurzweiler Graduates Fifty Five Masters of Social Work

On July 21st, 2014 Wurzweiler held its thirty seventh Commencement Exercises for the Summer Block Education Plan, in which fifty five students were conferred their MSW degrees. In addition to the Commencement Address by Dr. Joyce Brenner, the retiring Director of the Block Program in Israel, the students were inspired by their selected […]

Dr. Joyce Brenner, Director of the Wurzweiler Block Program in Israel, Honored as Distinguished Alumni, Retires After 27 Years

On July 23rd, 2014 Dr. Joyce Brenner’s twenty seven years with Wurzweiler School of Social Work were recognized as she steps down and embraces retirement. The first ever Wurzweiler School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Dr. Brenner, who graduated

fifty years ago with an MSW degree from […]

Dr. Joyce Brenner, Director of the Wurzweiler Block Program in Israel, Honored as Distinguished Alumni, Retires After 27 Years

On July 23rd, 2014 Dr. Joyce Brenner’s twenty seven years with Wurzweiler School of Social Work were recognized as she steps down and embraces retirement. The first ever Wurzweiler School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Dr. Brenner, who graduated

fifty years ago with an MSW degree from […]

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