In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Students Commemorate, Celebrate Israel’s Memorial and Independence Days
Musical celebrations for Yom Ha’Atzma’ut are part of the festivities. Israel boasted an orchestra, the Palestine Symphony Orchestra, even before the State of Israel was born. It was founded by violinist Bronislaw Huberman in 1936, to provide positions for musicians fleeing Nazi ruled Germany and simultaneously creating a venue for superb classical music in pre-state Israel. Today it is known as the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Upcoming Talk: Shifting Jewish Identities and Ideologies From the Dawn of the 20th Century Until the Shoah
Join us for a discussion with Professors Joshua Karlip and Jess Olson introduced and moderated by Dr. Kenneth Moss, Associate Professor and Felix Posen Chair of Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University. Date and Time: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7:30 P.M. Location: Belfer Hall, Room 218, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033. Register…
The fifth annual Revel Shabbaton, which took place on March 13-14, 2015, parashat Vayaqhel-Pequdei/Parah in Washington Heights, surpassed all previous Revel shabbatonim. Thanks to the assiduous work of Revel alumni Mayer Juni (BRG 2014), Aliza Storchan (BRG 2014), and Yaelle Frohlich (BRG 2012), who planned, publicized, and organized the event, over 50 people signed up […]
Rabbi Sacks and Senator Lieberman Discuss the Haggada’s Politics at Center for the Jewish Future Event
Yeshiva University Presents March 22 Conversation with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Senator Joseph Lieberman
The Birthplace of Standup Comedy and One of its Offspring Come Together at YU Museum Borscht Belt Event
Inaugural Rabbi Allan Mirvis Lecture Confronts and Contrasts Jewish Leadership Roles Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, director of Yeshiva University’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, delivered the inaugural Rabbi Allan Mirvis lecture on Sunday morning, December 21, at the Shenk Community Shul on YU’s Wilf Campus. More than 150 attended the…
On Monday evening December 15th, starting at 8:00 PM, the Library hosted “The Last Minute,” a four-hour pilot event designed to assist individual students with end-of-semester research projects and term papers. Librarians and Writing Center Tutors were on hand on the third floor of the Mendel Gottesman Library Building for one-on-one consultation with students. The event marked a first time collaboration between the Library and the Wilf Writing Center, with support from the Student Life Committee and the Yeshiva College Student Association. Writing Center tutors from both campuses contributed to the evening’s success.