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Politics in the Book of Esther

Takeaways From the Historical and Political Context of the Classic Purim Story The Book of Esther stands out from the Biblical canon in one important way: the name of God isn’t mentioned anywhere in the sefer. This is understood by many commentators as a hint at God’s behind-the-scenes role in the miracles of the Purim holiday. But

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Exploring Nanoscale Checkerboards

Yeshiva College Alumnus Shares Physics Research With Current Honors Students At a recent presentation to students in the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College, Mordechai Kornbluth ’12YC shared research he has been conducting into what he called “nano checkerboards.” The term describes an interesting phenomenon that occurs when atoms of magnesium and gallium,

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Realism, Impressionism and 19th Century France

Humanities in Dialogue Series Explores Social Change Through Art in Professor Young’s Recent Book The latest installment of the Humanities in Dialogue series—discussions between faculty members with different areas of expertise, presented by the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College—offered a lively interview of Dr. Marnin Young about his recent book, Realism

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Defining a Movement

Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff ’09YC ’11R Discusses Evolution of the Term “Modern Orthodox” On December 21, the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Honors Program and The Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought hosted the final Honors luncheon of 2016 by inviting Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff ’09YC ’11R to lead a discussion about

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The Dynamic Duo

David and Daniel Danesh Pay It Forward By Giving Back Talking with the Danesh brothers, David (’13SB, ’16C) and Daniel (’13YC, ’16C), is like running a race. Both speak at a fast pace and with great enthusiasm, thoroughly committed to whatever idea or observation they are discussing with keen insight and rapid-fire analysis. It’s not

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