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Sy Syms Announces Master’s in Taxation

Sy Syms Announces Master’s in Taxation

Degree Will Prepare Graduates for Careers in Startups, Multinational Corporations and Consulting Firms Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business announced today that it will offer a new master’s degree in taxation. The one-year, 30-credit program, will draw on the school’s unique expertise to place graduates on the cutting-edge of today’s evolving tax world and

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How Israeli Start-Ups Succeed

YU Wall Street Group Event Features Conversation With Ariel Beery, Michael Reitblat, Eran Shir and Michael Eisenberg ’89YUHS, ’93YC The Yeshiva University Wall Street Group presented a panel discussion entitled “Israeli Companies: Going from Start-Up to Scale-Up” on Monday, March 6, featuring Ariel Beery, CEO of MobileODT; Michael Reitblat, CEO of Forter; and Eran Shir,

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Celebrating Purim on Campus

From Chagigas to Simcha Deliveries, Students Spread Holiday Spirit Whether they were dancing at festive chagigot [parties] or delivering mishloach manot [Purim goodie baskets] in costume at local nursing homes and hospitals, Yeshiva University students marked the Purim holiday with a mix of fun, vibrant campus celebrations and acts of kindness that embodied the spirit of the day. Here’s

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Politics in the Book of Esther

Takeaways From the Historical and Political Context of the Classic Purim Story The Book of Esther stands out from the Biblical canon in one important way: the name of God isn’t mentioned anywhere in the sefer. This is understood by many commentators as a hint at God’s behind-the-scenes role in the miracles of the Purim holiday. But

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Celebrating a Rich Heritage

At Limmud NY, YU Faculty, Students and Alumni Share Jewish Learning and Culture Whether they were discussing societal rifts in Second Temple Jewry, analyzing iconic Biblical moments from new angles or charting the surprising journey of American Jews through film, Yeshiva University faculty, students and alumni led the conversation at this year’s Limmud NY conference. The

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