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Poverty in NYC: A Panel Discussion

Poverty in NYC: A Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, The Yeshiva University College Democrats hosted a panel titled “Poverty in New York City” to discuss both this growing problem sweeping our city and potential solutions. The panel consisted of New York State Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi (D28), David G. Greenfield, CEO of the Met Council, and Dr. Daniel Kimmel, assistant professor

Defining a Generation

S. Daniel Abraham Honors Students Visit World Trade Center Site Two architectural historians from the Municipal Arts Society recently led students in Stern College for Women’s S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program on a walking tour of the World Trade Center area.  As one of the program’s many extracurricular offerings, the pedestrian tour of lower Manhattan

David Stern’s Paintings on View at YU Museum Record His Energetic Response to Life in New York City

The Yeshiva University Museum is the first venue of a national traveling exhibition of paintings by David Stern, a German native who immigrated to New York City in 1995. The 57 paintings and drawings in “Abstraction, Figuration, and the Spiritual David Stern: The American Years (1995-2008)” demonstrate shifts in form and content in Stern’s work since the artist arrived in New York.

Documentary About Jews and Basketball Featuring Coach Red Sarachek Premiers in New York City

When filmmaker David Vyorst decided to make “The First Basket,” a documentary about Jews and basketball, his research led him to Yeshiva University’s legendary coach Red Sarachek. The late Sarachek, deeply loved and immensely respected by his players, was also a major figure in the development of the game.

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