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Learning L’shma

Learning L’shma

During Winter Break, Students Dive into Full-Time Torah Study Finals were in the rear view and classes were out for the semester, but at Yeshiva University, Torah learning continued to light up campus during intersession. While most college students eagerly await the break between semesters, for undergraduates at YU, the window between classes offer an


CJF Presents New Semester of Community Beit Midrash

Six Weekly Lectures Will Feature Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman and Rabbi Hayyim Angel Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will present a Community Beit Midrash for six Wednesdays in February and March on the Israel Henry Beren Campus at 215 Lexington Avenue, New York City. The dates are February 8, 15 and 22, and


Azrieli Announces Rolling Admissions

Jewish Educators Can Now Begin Advanced Degrees During Any Semester To make its graduate programs even more accessible to Jewish educators worldwide, Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration recently announced that students will be able to enroll in its programs during any semester. Previously, prospective students would have to wait until


Stein Receives Career Achievement Award

Recognition Honors Lifetime Contribution to Hospice and Palliative Care Social Work  Dr. Gary Stein, professor at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, has been selected for the 2017 Career Achievement Award from the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network. Each year, the Network’s members honor their peers for outstanding achievements in social work hospice


Standing Up for Social Justice

Ferkauf Students Found Chapter of Psychologists for Social Responsibility  As doctoral candidates in the clinical health psychology program at Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Michelle Chen and Cait Sleight treated a broad range of patients during their yearlong clinical externships. But they were troubled by the experiences of patients who had been victims


RIETS Offers Marriage-Building Workshop for Future Rabbis

Two-Day Course Prepares Couples to Weather the Challenges of Pulpit Life On December 25 and 26, 2016, the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) sponsored a two-day couples workshop titled “The Art of Science and Love” at the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study. Presented by David Mark, a therapist from the Gottman