The 2004 Yeshiva College Scholarship Dinner will honor four distinguished alumni of the college and will launch the celebration of YC’s 75th Anniversary.
More than 130 members of the Class of 2004 spent May 10, Lag Baomer, socializing, celebrating, and frisbee-throwing at the first annual senior barbeque hosted by President and Esther Joel at their house in Riverdale.
“I had no idea I could make a living reading books I love,” said Anthony Wexler, a YC senior who was awarded a full scholarship to the English graduate program at The Johns Hopkins University.
Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, PhD, visiting lecturer at The London School of Jewish Studies, will deliver a May 13 lecture sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. “The Secret of Prayer” will take place at 7:30 pm at Beth Jacob Congregation, 9030 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills.
Esoteric to some, studying Biblical poetry was a natural choice for Malka Zeiger Simkovich, a 2004 graduate of Stern College for Women and its S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program. This fall, she will pursue a master’s degree and PhD in that field through Harvard University’s program in Near Eastern languages and civilizations.
Eager to begin her PhD in Near Eastern studies this fall at Princeton University, Bella Tendler hopes to create a mutual understanding between Jews and Muslims and open a dialogue that is not plagued by stereotypes.
Three YU students and physics majors who will graduate in May were accepted to doctoral programs, receiving free tuition and stipends.
Some 800 guests gathered yesterday at Manhattan’s Grand Hyatt to experience Jewish scholarship firsthand and honor individuals who have devoted their lives to Torah lishmah—learning for its own sake.
Each year the Annual Athletic Awards Banquet recognizes the many fine athletes and teams that comprise YU’s wide-ranging athletics program.
A fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense is helping Chanoch Goldfeder on his way to Columbia University next fall, where he will work toward a master’s degree and a doctorate in computer science.