Monthly Archives: March 2007

Ann and Hyman Arbesfeld to Dedicate the Popular Sunday Learning Programs

Ann and Hyman Arbesfeld of Kew Gardens, NY, will dedicate the popular Sunday learning programs at Yeshiva University, on March 18 in memory of Mr. Arbesfeld’s parents. The Kollel Yom Rishon, a program for men, will be named the Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon program and the study group for women will be named the Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon program.

Queens Couple Endows Popular Learning Program at Yeshiva University

Ann and Hyman Arbesfeld of Kew Gardens, NY, will dedicate the popular Sunday learning programs at Yeshiva University, on March 18 in memory of Mr. Arbesfeld’s parents. The Kollel Yom Rishon, a program for men, will be named the Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon program and the study group for women will be named the Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon program.

Novel Test Identifies Lymphoma Patients Likely to Respond to New Therapy

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a genetic signature identifying cases of lymphoma that are uniquely susceptible to a newly developed molecular targeted therapy. As a result, physicians organizing clinical trials of the new therapy will be able to enroll patients who’ll be most likely to benefit from it.

Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times iscusses the First Genocide of the 21st Century

Nicholas Kristof, columnist for The New York Times, shared an insider’s perspective when he spoke at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law to a packed moot court room on the “First Genocide of the 21 Century: Report from Darfur.” Using his signature style, he told stories of people that he met, portraying them with dignity and respect for their suffering, while reminding us of our moral imperative to help those with no voice.

YU Cosponsors Groundbreaking Conference on Intimacy Issues with Center for the Jewish Future, Tzelem, and the Rabbinical Council of America

A groundbreaking conference on “Talking About Intimacy: The Rabbi’s Role,” cosponsored by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), Tzelem, and the Rabbinical Council of America, was recently held at Yeshiva University (YU). More than 100 rabbis attended the gathering, which addressed issues of intimacy according to halakhah (Jewish law). Tzelem, an incubator project of CJF, organized the event to educate and empower communal rabbis in responding to their congregants’ needs about issues of intimacy.

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