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Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric

Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric

Richard Hidary’s New Book Examines Influence of the Art of Persuasion on Talmudic Scholars Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric: Sophistic Education and Oratory in the Talmud and Midrash, by Dr. Richard Hidary, associate professor of Jewish history, is coming out this month from Cambridge University Press. Intended as both a class textbook and for general readers interested

Belbruno Wins Prestigious Mathematics Award

Dr. Edward Belbruno Receives Humboldt Research Award; Recognized for Lifetime Achievement Dr. Edward Belbruno, clinical professor of mathematics, has received the Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/foundation of Germany for his accomplishments in research and teaching in mathematics as applied to celestial mechanics, astrodynamics and astrophysics. The Humboldt Research Award, Germany’s most prestigious award in mathematics

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

Focusing on the Future of Medicine

December 10 Student Medical Ethics Society Event Delves Into Risks and Rewards of New Medical Technology Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will present its 11th annual conference on Sunday, December 10. This year’s event, titled “Breaking Down the Firewall: A Jewish Perspective to Future Technologies in Medicine,” will take place from 9 a.m. to

Ferkauf Professor Awarded Grant for Psychoanalytic Research

Katie Aafjes-van Doorn’s Research Explores the Role of Affect Attunement in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy  Dr. Katie Aafjes-van Doorn, assistant professor at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, has been awarded the Beginning Scholar Pilot Grant by the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Fund for Psychoanalytic Research. The $5,000, one-year grant is given to researchers in the initial

Yarchei Kallah

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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