Penultimate Lecture Celebrates Stern College Jubilee on Human Freedom and Responsibility

Nov 4, 2004 — “Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself: Confronting Contemporary Challenges,” the sixth in a seven-part lecture series commemorating the 50th anniversary of Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 pm at the home of Anita and Richard Grossman in West Hempstead, Long Island. Mrs. Grossman is a 1989 graduate of Stern College.

The lecture will be given by Jennie Rosenfeld, a 2001 Stern College graduate. Ms. Rosenfeld is pursuing her PhD in English at CUNY Graduate Center, spending this year as a visiting student at Harvard University, and teaching Talmud at Ma’ayan, a center for Jewish education for women in Boston. She completed the Yeshiva University Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies for Women and has taught Talmud at the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls in Queens.

The final Jubilee lecture, “Challenges and Opportunities: Orthodox Families Confront a Changing World,” will take place on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 pm at Yeshiva University’s Geraldine Schottenstein Cultural Center, 239-241 East 34th Street in Manhattan.

Co-chairs of the lecture series are Stern College alumnae Debbie Niderberg and Cali Orenbuch. Sharon Herzfeld, MD, and Susan Ungar-Mero, MD, also Stern graduates, are co-chairing the college’s yearlong jubilee celebration.

For more information on this and other Stern-at-50 events, call 212-340-7862, or e-mail rentas@yu.edu. While admission to the lectures is free, advance reservations are required. Online registration is also available at www.yu.edu/sternjubilee.

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