Archive for the ‘Faculty, Student and Alumni Profiles’ Category

Interview with Dr. Moshe Miller, Revel PhD in Modern Jewish History, 2014

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Dr. Moshe Miller (BR ’14) recently completed his doctorate in modern Jewish history. We sat down with Dr. Miller to congratulate him on this accomplishment and for a chat about his experiences at Revel, his area of specialization, and what the future holds in store for Revel’s most recent PhD graduate. Revel Blog:  Who did […]

Alumnus Sigurd Neubauer Publishes Political Science Articles

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Revel alumnus Sigurd Neubauer (BRGS ’14), now a Washington, DC-based defense and strategic affairs analyst, recently published articles about US-Iranian and -Saudi politics on the Huffington Post and Atlantic Council websites. Neubauer has seven years experience in strategic communications, public diplomacy and research focusing on American foreign policy towards the European Union and the Middle East from both the […]

Meet Aliza Storchan, Revel MA student in Bible

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Revel student Aliza Storchan plans to finish the coursework for her MA in Bible in June, and then take the comprehensive exam in September. At this point, Aliza explains, she has “fallen in love with the Revel community.” Aliza came to Revel after earning an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, double-majoring in Judaic […]

Meet Yaakov Taubes, Revel MA student in Medieval Jewish History

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Yaakov Taubes was attracted to Revel because of the “amazing professors and small class sizes that allow students to develop a relationship with leaders in the field of Jewish studies.” Now he is a semester away from completing his MA in Medieval Jewish History. Yaakov also hopes to finish semicha at RIETS by June 2014. […]

Meet Alumna Yaelle Frohlich, Revel’s new Alumni Coordinator

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Revel welcomes back alumna Yaelle Frohlich as the graduate school’s new Alumni Relations Coordinator. Yaelle earned her master’s degree in Modern Jewish History in January 2012, and is currently studying for her doctorate in NYU’s joint program in History-Hebrew & Judaic Studies. “Although I decided to continue my academic training at NYU, I have remained […]

Student and Alumni Liaisons

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The Revel Student Liaisons can be found at the welcome desk in the new Revel Dean’s Suite. In addition to their specialized responsibilities including student development tracking, event planning, and student and alumni outreach, their job is to greet and assist students and other visitors at the Revel office. Daniel Tabak is pursuing his doctorate […]

Meet Ahuva Gold, Revel MA student in Bible

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Ahuva Gold, currently finishing up her MA in Bible at Revel, will be staffing the Revel welcome desk and helping to strengthen our school’s alumni network. Ahuva has been a part of the YU community since 2008 when she began studying at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education while also teaching at the Moriah […]

Meet Racheli Taubes, Revel MA student in Bible

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Racheli Taubes (nee Ratner) was planning on becoming an optometrist.  On the other hand, she had always known that Jewish learning and teaching was something that she enjoyed and that it would be an important part of her life. When she was invited to apply to the pilot year of Stern College’s Jewish Educators Project […]

Meet Ariella Polakoff, Revel MA Student in Jewish History

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Though Ariella Polakoff is new to Revel, her face will soon become a familiar one to Revel students and faculty. Ariella will serve as one of the Revel Student Liaisons beginning this fall, sharing her warm smile at the welcome desk in the new Revel Dean’s Suite.

Meet Jonathan Klatt, Revel MA student in Bible

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Jonathan Klatt, originally from Livingston, NJ, is a student at both RIETS and Revel. Jonathan earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Judaic Studies and History and minored in Psychology. Jonathan was not always certain of the field he wished to pursue; his college experience helped guide him toward a […]