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Focusing on the Future of Medicine

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

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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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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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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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Students Hack, Give Back

YU Hackathon Combines Technology and Creativity to Support Nonprofit Organizations This weekend, Yeshiva University students held their fourth annual hackathon, a 24-hour technological innovation marathon that promotes creative thinking and partnerships. YU’s event provided a unique forum for observant Jews to connect, brainstorm and built projects together, as hackathons are typically held on Shabbat on other college

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