Monthly Archives: October 2017

Immanuel Shalev

Infusing Everyday Life With Torah

Infusing Everyday Life With Torah

Imannuel Shalev Mixes Technology, Spirituality and Narrative to Create Jewish Inspiration Immanuel Shalev ’08YC is the chief operating officer at Aleph Beta Academy, an organization dedicated to Torah study that is, according to its website, “evidence-based, intellectually stimulating, emotionally gripping and relevant to your everyday life.” His work for Aleph Beta is part of a

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Students Present TEDx Yeshiva University

November 16 Event Speakers Include Faculty, Students and Alumni on Topics Ranging From Addressing Poverty to Student-Centered Learning On Thursday, November 16, TEDx Yeshiva University will present its second year of TED-style lectures at the Yeshiva University Museum/Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, from 7 to 9 p.m. TED (an acronym for Technology,

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Students Hack, Give Back

YU Hackathon Combines Technology and Creativity to Support Nonprofit Organizations This weekend, Yeshiva University students held their fourth annual hackathon, a 24-hour technological innovation marathon that promotes creative thinking and partnerships. YU’s event provided a unique forum for observant Jews to connect, brainstorm and built projects together, as hackathons are typically held on Shabbat on other college

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The Future of Data Science

At Yeshiva College Computer Science Department Event, Industry Experts Share Insights and Experience On Wednesday, October 25, the Yeshiva College Department of Computer Science presented two back-to-back executive lectures in Weissberg Commons featuring Dr. Erick Brethenoux and Steve Demuth, renowned experts in the fields of big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). Judah Diament,

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Introducing YU Ideas

New Web Series Harnesses YU’s Interdisciplinary Resources to Frame Conversations About Crucial Issues Facing Society Yeshiva University’s Office of the President has launched a new initiative that will present the YU community with new tools to consider and discuss the most pressing issues facing society today. Called “YU Ideas,” the website will leverage the University’s

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