Author Archives: Michael Bettencourt

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Gonzalez Awarded Prestigious Academy Appointment

Gonzalez Awarded Prestigious Academy Appointment

As Fellow in Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, Ferkauf Professor Will Discuss Cutting-Edge Research With Field Experts Dr. Jeffrey Gonzalez, professor of psychology at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and a member of the departments of medicine and epidemiology and population health at YU-affiliated Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been named a fellow of

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Rebbetzins Hone Communal Leadership Skills at YU Conference

Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Yarchei Kallah Provides Resources and Support for Wives of Rabbis From November 13 to 14, approximately 200 rebbetzins [rabbis’ wives] from across the United States and Canada gathered together for the Rebbetzin Esther Rosenblatt Yarchei Kallah for Rebbetzins. The Yarchei Kallah was organized by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF)

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Educating Social Workers About Political Process

Wurzweiler’s Campaign School Prepares Participants for Civic Engagement Last week, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work teamed up with the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work to present a Campaign School for Social Workers. The conference, held on the Wilf Campus’s Weissberg Commons, educated close

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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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The Legacy of the Balfour Declaration

Author Daniel Gordis to Discuss Centennial of Landmark Statement on Jewish Statehood at October 30 Robbins-Wilf Lecture As the centennial of the Balfour Declaration—a public statement issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for the establishment of a “national home for the Jewish people” in what was then Palestine—approaches, acclaimed author

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