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.
Kenneth Roth and Dr. Jack Snyder, experts and policy makers in the field of human rights abuse, were featured speakers in a debate on human rights and sovereignty Feb. 23 at the Beren Campus.
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.
Dr. Alvin Schiff of Boca Raton, FL, and Oceanside, NY, was awarded one of Israel’s highest honors for his major contributions to the field Jewish education.
Amy Gordon Guterson will present “An Improvisational Journey: From Stern College to Off-Broadway to Hasidut, Creating Theater and Making Film” as the 2005 Morris Epstein Forum on the Arts lecturer Monday, March 7, at Yeshiva University.
Sy Syms School of Business student Lauren Stricker is a finalist in a business competition sponsored by St. John’s University. Lauren submitted an essay that finished in the top three of all submissions.
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany-State University of New York and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University today announced a new partnership to advance education and research in the cross-disciplinary fields of nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine.
Students from Stern College for Women and Yeshiva College are heading to Washington, DC, March 6 to lobby congressmen to support Israel.
From a supercomputing cluster center and a semester-long series of seminars, to a new course in robotics, the physics department is kicking-off 2005 with a host of initiatives and offerings.
Students and staff had the chance to meet and mingle Feb. 8 at a gathering at YU’s new office space on the Beren Campus.