Bronx, NY, Nov 1, 2003 — 2003 marks the ninth year of the Yeshiva Fatherhood Project, a qualitative study of the subject experiences of fathers from several subcultures in the U. S. To date, we have interviewed more than 400 fathers in focus groups. We have also developed a standardized procedure for designing a qualitative…
The Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology had been awarded a 3-year grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services for training in Clinical Gero-psychology. The training grant establishes Ferkauf as one of seven sites in the US, and the only site in the NY metropolitan area, to train doctoral psychology students in clinical work with the elderly.
Joel Mael ’79YC loves crunching numbers, whether assessing corporate profits or baseball batting averages. The 46-year-old investment banker brings his “A game” to both, running his New York merchang banking firm while helping analyze player trades for th Florida Marlins.
Beatrice Peyser, Toby Gotesman Schneier, and Jodi Weisleder will be honored at the 58th Annual Opera Benefit and 21st Annual Après Opera Gala of the Yeshiva University Women’s Organization (YUWO) on Saturday evening, November 8, 2003, at the New York State Theater of Lincoln Center.
Richard M. Joel, president of Yeshiva University, announced the appointment of Jeffrey M. Rosengarten of Woodmere, NY, as associate vice president of administrative services.
During his lifetime, Edmond J. Safra provided much needed philanthropy to Jews everywhere, and his generosity is widely recognized within the Sephardic community. Mr. Safra’s vision in establishing the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies at Yeshiva University in memory of his late father was indeed an historic event for Sephardim.
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit met on October 8 in a court room a mile or so due north from Foley Square. The three-judge panel heard the day’s docket in a working session in the new Jacob Burns Moot Court Room at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University—considered a first.
On September 25, 2003, the School-Child Child Psychology Program at FGS sponsored a training workshop on the newly revised Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-IV)
On a brilliant September day, under azure skies, Richard M. Joel made Yeshiva University history when he became its fourth president in 117 years. President Joel joined the ranks of three leading lights of world Jewry, Dr. Bernard Revel, Dr. Samuel Belkin, and Dr. Norman Lamm. Some 1,800–2,000 dignitaries, faculty, students, alumni, and communal leaders watched the torch passed from Dr. Lamm, YU chancellor, to President Joel. Thirty-one university presidents and delegates from around North America in Israel participated in the festivities.
Campus-wide events celebrating President Richard M. Joel’s Investiture underscored Yeshiva University’s stature in science and medical ethics, Torah, Israel advocacy, and law, reaffirming the rich diversity of academic life.