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Three YU Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

Three YU Alumni Awarded Kohelet Prizes

$36,000 Prizes Celebrate Progression in Jewish Education; Three Additional Alumni Receive Honorable Mentions Three alumni of Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration—Rabbi Yoni Fein ’14A, Shira Greenspan ’14A and Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky ’15A—have been awarded 2017 Kohelet Prizes celebrating progression in Jewish education. The annual prize from the Kohelet Foundation bestows

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Dr. Alec Miller ’93F to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

A Quarter-Century of Helping Adolescents and Their Families Find Emotional Health On March 30, 2017, Dr. Alec L. Miller will receive the second annual Distinguished Alumni Award from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology for the work he has done over the last twenty-five years with multi-problem suicidal adolescents. He will have a scholarship created in his name

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Healing the Body and the Spirit

Refuat Hanefesh Seeks to Destigmatize Mental Illness in the Jewish Community Despite the tremendous gains made in recent decades in destigmatizing mental illness, the term “mental illness” still carries a great weight of shame and humiliation, forcing people to hide their afflictions and not seek the help they need. Ariel Mintz ’11YC wants to change

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Celebrating Those Who Celebrate YU

Four Honorees Receive Awards at Inaugural Volunteer Appreciation Event The enthusiasm and devotion of volunteers are often the elements that make the difference between a good and a great institution. On Tuesday, January 10, the offices of Alumni Affairs, Annual Giving, the Career Center and the President organized the inaugural Volunteer Appreciation Reception to celebrate

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Making It in the Media

From Financial Analyst to Stage Manager for The TODAY Show A native New Yorker, born and bred in Brooklyn, Yosef Herzog ’02HS, ’07SB graduated from the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys in 2002, then spent two years in Israel before entering the Sy Syms School of Business in 2004. At Syms,

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Wurzweiler Launches Author’s Corner Book Talks

December 8 Series Premiere Features Interview With Sherry Amatenstein ’07W  Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work recently launched a new series of social work book talks that will illuminate some of the most interesting and critical topics in the social work field today. Called Author’s Corner, each session of the four-part series will highlight

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