Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Life Lessons From a Jewish Public Servant

Life Lessons From a Jewish Public Servant

Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs Phil Goldfeder Shares Political Experience with Honors Students For those curious about how to balance Judaism with a life of public service, Phil Goldfeder, assistant vice president for government affairs at Yeshiva University, gave a funny and inspiring rendition of his life’s journey titled “From Albany to Oklahoma” to students

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Marking Yom HaShoah

Students Pledge to Preserve Survivor Testimony for Future Generations at Memorial Service  At an April 24 memorial service to mark Yom HaShoah, Holocaust survivor Irving Roth stood before hundreds of Yeshiva University students in Lamport Auditorium and recounted a particular Rosh Hashana in Auschwitz. “Rumor had it there was someone in the camp who had

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RIETS to Host Seventh Shavuos Yarchei Kallah

Event Offers More Than 40 Shiurim, Programming for All Ages and Uplifting Torah Insight From Roshei Yeshiva May 30 – June 1 Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will offer an unparalleled opportunity for participants to spend the Shavuos holiday immersed in high-level Torah learning and thought at its seventh annual Shavous Yarchei

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YUHSB Hosts Conversation on Anti-Zionism

April 25 Event Part of YUHSB Centennial Lecture Series, Will Feature Alan Dershowitz and Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Alan Dershowitz ’55YUHS will discuss “Anti-Zionism in the Academy: Israel and the Future of American Education,” on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Lamport Auditorium at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights. The event,

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A Champion of Genetic Screening

As Co-Founder of JScreen, Caroline Gold ’92S Promotes Healthy Jewish Families Caroline (Katz) Gold ’92S came to Stern College for Women in 1988, where she found a community as warm and friendly as the sunny climate of her native Atlanta, Georgia. “Coming from Atlanta without relatives nearby,” she recalled, “the families of my friends became my

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