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Life, Liberty and Happiness? Or Peace, Order and Good Governance?

Wurzweiler Professor Gary Stein: What We Can Learn From Canadian Policymaking Unlike many of my fellow Americans, who don’t usually give much thought to our neighbor to the north, I have always been interested in Canadian culture, politics, and geography. This began in my childhood, as I longed to visit the Montreal world’s fair known as

Jewish man is praying at the western wall in the old city in Jerusalem, Israel.

Mourning with Meaning

CJF Offers Array of Inspirational Shiurim and Programming for Tisha B’Av and Three Weeks As the Jewish calendar passes through the summer months, the period colloquially known as “The Three Weeks” is being observed through various stages of mourning over the destruction of the two Temples and other Jewish tragedies. The period begins today with Shiva Asar B’Tammuz,

Yitzhak Shmalo, a student working on K-Theory with Professor Marian Gidea

Master’s Student Presents at International Chaos Theory Conference

Yitzchak Shmalo Shares Original Research on Dynamical Systems In June, Yitzchak Shmalo ’16YC presented original research at a key international conference in the field of chaos theory, an area of mathematics that studies nonlinear topics that are effectively impossible to predict or control because of the complexity of the systems involved (for example, the weather or the


Providing Spiritual and Emotional Support

First Cohort of RIETS/Ferkauf Mental Health Counseling Program Celebrates Completion  A pioneering joint mental health counseling program offered to students in Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, in conjunction with the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, recently celebrated the graduation of its first cohort. The 18-month program, which combines the mental health expertise and

Gruss Institute Entrance

YU in Israel: A Whirlwind of Action

Dynamic Campus in Jerusalem Links Yeshiva University to the State of Israel The Caroline and Joseph Gruss Institute in Jerusalem has had a busy and exciting spring and early summer, with reunions, graduations, major events and recognitions of important alumni. This year’s reunions for the classes of 1957, 1967 and 1977 on May 7 had