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START Science! Honored by All the Way

Yeshiva University Volunteer Teaching Program Recognized for Contributions to Local Community The All the Way program, a long-term support system that invests in students at PS 132 and IS 143 in Washington Heights by providing scholarships and resources to help them succeed in school, held a June 11 celebratory event that congratulated high school graduates,

Inside Israeli Politics

At YU Event, MK Ofir Akunis Discusses Israel’s Political Environment, Media Bias and the Mideast Conflict On December 1, Deputy Minister of the Office of the Prime Minister and Knesset Member Ofir Akunis joined Yeshiva University students on the Wilf Campus for a discussion about the political atmosphere in Israel as well as what goes

Cracking the Confidence Code

Journalist and Author Claire Shipman Discusses Women in the Workplace and Self-Image at Annual Robbins-Wilf Lecture Why do men apply to jobs when they meet only 60 percent of the qualifications, while women only apply when they meet all of them, according to a recent study cited in Harvard Business Review? That question and others

Exploring The American And Talmudic Legal Process

Straus Center and Honors Program Event Provides Practical Comparison of American and Talmudic Law Why do appellate courts exist? What role do fellow judges play in the decision-making process? What is the most difficult legal case you have ever decided? These were all questions posed to both Judge Joseph Greenaway and Rabbi Yona Reiss at an

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