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Understanding the Transformation of Spousal Law

Understanding the Transformation of Spousal Law

Honors Lecture Explores Marriage and Family in the Context of Civil and Religious Law  On February 8, Dr. Shahar Lifshitz gave a fascinating lecture on spousal law both inside and outside of Israel as part of a collaboration between the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College and the Zahava and Moshael Straus

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A Thousand Years of Jewish Thought

New YU, Koren Publication Brings Masterworks of Jewish Philosophy to the Masses Yeshiva University will publish Books of the People: Revisiting Classic Works of Jewish Thought, an examination of the texts that have come to play key roles in the continuum of Jewish discourse. Sponsored by YU’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought,

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What America Owes the Jews, What Jews Owe America

Straus Center May 31 Conference Features Prominent Political Commentators, Academics and Writers Yeshiva University’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, in partnership with Mosaic and the Tikvah Find, will present a conference, titled “What America Owes the Jews, What Jews Owe America” on Sunday, May 31 at Congregation Shearith Israel, 2 West 70th Street, New York

Judaism and The American Revolution

Yeshiva University and Congregation Shearith Israel Present Community Beit Midrash Program  Yeshiva University will present “Jews for George: An Exploration of Judaism in the Age of the American Revolution,” a four-week Community Beit Midrash program beginning Wednesday, April 29, at Congregation Shearith Israel, The Spanish Portuguese Synagogue. Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, director of YU’s Zahava

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