Monthly Archives: August 2011

Dr. Harry Ostrer

Fresh Faces Among Faculty

New Faculty Members Appointed at Yeshiva University New faculty members will be seen throughout Yeshiva University campuses this fall semester. Dr. Abraham Ravid, an expert in economics and finance, was appointed as a professor at the Syms School of Business. Ravid joins Syms after teaching at other business schools including University of Chicago’s Booth School

Shabbat Protocols in Case of a Hurricane

The following protocols were written by Rabbi Kenneth Brander, David Mitzner Dean of the CJF, with guidance from Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professorial Chair in Talmud at RIETS. Please consult with your own congregational rabbi in specific instances where a hurricane is expected. 1. Minyan If a hurricane is happening on Shabbat,