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Ferkauf Professor Awarded Grant for Psychoanalytic Research

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

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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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A Story of Survival and Hope

Holocaust Survivor Marion Lazan Shares Personal Journey at Kristallnacht Memorial Event On November 8, Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan was the featured speaker at the annual Kristallnacht commemoration organized by Yeshiva University’s Student Holocaust Education Movement (SHEM). The theme of this year’s event was “My Holocaust Story: A Message of Perseverance, Determination, Faith

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Addressing BDS in the American Academy

Center for Israel Studies Event Explores Complexities of Jewish Identity on Campus  On November 8, Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies presented two scholars in conversation about anti-Israel activities in the world of academia at its 2017 Joseph and Faye Glatt Program on Israel and the Rule of Law Lecture. Titled “Israel, BDS and Campus

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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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Wurzweiler Student’s Essay Wins Award

Rina Ben-Benyamin ’16S Discusses Complexity of Ending Client Relationships An essay by Rina Ben-Benyamin ’16S, a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work from Brooklyn, New York, has won the 2017 Diana List Cullen Memorial First Year MSW Student Writing Scholarship Award. The award, bestowed by the Metropolitan Chapter of the New York

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Stern Chemistry Club Awarded American Chemical Society Grant

Community Interaction Grant Will Fund Outreach Work With Local Public School Students For the eighth time since 2009, the Stern College Chemistry Club has been awarded a Community Interaction Grant Student Chapter Award by the American Chemical Society. The club’s proposed outreach activity, leading chemistry workshops for elementary students at the Henrietta Szold School (PS

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