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YUHSB Hosts Conversation on Anti-Zionism

April 25 Event Part of YUHSB Centennial Lecture Series, Will Feature Alan Dershowitz and Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Alan Dershowitz ’55YUHS will discuss “Anti-Zionism in the Academy: Israel and the Future of American Education,” on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Lamport Auditorium at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights. The event,

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Straus Center Presents “Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought”

March 26 Discussion Features Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks  Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will lead a discussion on “Pesach and the Future of Jewish Thought” on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Yeshiva University’s Lamport Auditorium at 2540 Amsterdam Avenue, New York. The event

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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

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