Dr. Arthur Hyman, distinguished service professor of philosophy and former dean of Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, will be recognized with the Alumni Award of Merit at the St. John’s College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1944.
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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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
This past fall Meira Wolkenfeld (nee Rubin) began studying toward her PhD in Talmud at Revel. Originally from Sacramento, Meira relocated to New York as a student at Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program for Women in Advanced Talmudic Studies at Stern College (GPATS) where she intended to further her “personal goal of becoming a better Gemara […]