Three Renowned Scholars Discuss Religious Fundamentalism at Schneier Center Event

An Evangelical Lutheran minister, a Sunni Muslim from Syria, and a Jewish studies scholar came together to address the topic of religious fundamentalism at a symposium sponsored by the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Center for International Affairs at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law February 27. All experts in their fields, the three panelists of “The Political Face of Religious Fundamentalism” contrasted and compared fundamentalism in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.

Avishai Chelst, a Senior at MSTA, is Named Distinguished Finalist of Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Avishai (Isaac) Chelst, a Southfield, MI, native and senior at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy – Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MSTA) in New York City, was one of 236 students nationwide to be named a Distinguished Finalist of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his community service project Aliyat Regel, an eight-week exercise program.