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Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

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.


The Holocaust Averted: Conversation and Book Launch with Prof. Gurock

The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Yeshiva University Museum, in partnership with Rutgers University Press and the American Jewish Historical Society invite you to a nationally-televised conversation with Rabbi Mark Golub and Professor Jeffrey S. Gurock:

Azrieli Graduate School To Recruit, Train and Support Vibrant Educators in Jewish Day Schools Across the Country

Throughout North America, schools in smaller Jewish communities often struggle to find qualified teachers that will develop the next generation. A new grant from Legacy Heritage Fund Limited will address this problem by providing support to attract, train and retain more high-quality teachers for placement at Jewish day schools.

Einstein Graduate Vikram Padmanabhan Reflects on the Art of Medicine in Writing

Vikram Padmanabhan realized he was drawn to medicine as a way to practice science and physiology “with a human touch” when his students at Lehman High School in the Bronx came to him with health problems. After three years as a teacher, Padmanabhan decided to combine his love of science with a desire to keep “one foot in the real world” by pursuing an MD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Sy Syms School of Business Graduate Eyes the Future Through Hi-Tech Sunglasses

Entrepreneurship runs in the family for Michael Levy, who graduated from Sy Syms School of Business this May with a major in finance. While a student, the Lawrence, NY, native helped develop TriSpecs, his father’s consumer electronics company whose flagship product, TriSpecs Eyewear, incorporates wireless headphones and Bluetooth technology into a pair of fashionable sunglasses.

After Following Family Footsteps to YU, Yeshiva College Graduate Now Heads Off to Harvard Law School

Third-generation graduate Shlomo Eisenberg grew up hearing stories about studying at Yeshiva University from his siblings, parents and grandparents. But family history was not the main reason Eisenberg decided to attend Yeshiva College; he came for the intensive Torah study and the challenging honors program.

A Long Way From Home, Ferkauf Graduate Attends to Mental Health Needs of Fellow Korean Immigrants

The usual academic demands of graduate study were compounded for Younghee “Frida” Seo, a South Korean native who recently graduated with a master’s degree from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Mental Health Counseling Program. She struggled with her English and with adjusting to a different culture; she was homesick for South Korea.

Einstein Graduate Who Bore Twins During Her Studies Plans Residency in Obstetric-Gynecology

Bat-Sheva Maslow’s graduation from Albert Einstein College of Medicine represents not only the end of her formal medical education, but the conclusion of four turbulent years of complex choices and unexpected rewards. The 27-year-old’s extraordinary, against-all-odds story highlights her tenacity, perseverance and focus during difficult times.