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Toronto’s Marc Herman and Rafi Cashman Awarded Prestigious Wexner Fellowship

Yeshiva University (YU) graduates, Marc Herman and Rafi Cashman of Toronto, Ontario have been selected to receive the prestigious Wexner Foundation Graduate Study Fellowship this year. The fellowship program is open to aspiring Jewish leaders pursuing careers in Jewish education, the rabbinate, cantorate, and Jewish professional leadership.

Yeshiva University’s Dr. Neer Asherie Awarded $300K NSF Grant To Study Proteins With Undergraduates

Dr. Neer Asherie, assistant professor of physics and biology at Yeshiva University (YU), was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study protein phase behavior. The title of the grant, which will begin on September 1, 2009 and continue over three years, is “Understanding the Self-Assembly of Globular Proteins: Phase Behavior, Interactions, and Chirality.”

Azrieli Graduate School Awarded AVI CHAI Grant to Enhance Spirituality of High School Students

The AVI CHAI Foundation has given a grant to fund Religious Understanding in Adolescent Children (RUACH), a new project of the Institute for University-School Partnership at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration. The two-year collaborative initiative between the Institute and eight Jewish day schools will explore creative means of promoting growth in students’ relationships with God and their religious actions and beliefs.

Sam Blass Of Paramus Awarded Kressel Scholarship

Samuel Blass, chemistry major at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Yeshiva College (YC), is one of four scholars chosen as a 2008 winner of the first annual Henry Kressel Research Scholarship, established to perpetuate YU’s student research community. The scholarship seeks to embody the commitment to intellectual rigor, creativity and pursuit of knowledge that defines Yeshiva University.

Brooklyn’s Ariella Zoltan Awarded Kressel Scholarship

Ariella Zoltan, a political science major at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Stern College for Women (SCW), is one of four scholars chosen as a 2008 winner of the first annual Henry Kressel Research Scholarship, established to perpetuate YU’s student research community. The scholarship seeks to embody the commitment to intellectual rigor, creativity and pursuit of knowledge that defines Yeshiva University.

Philadelphia’s Malka Bromberg Awarded Kressel Scholarship

Malka Bromberg, physics major at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Stern College for Women (SCW), is one of four scholars chosen as a 2008 winner of the first annual Henry Kressel Research Scholarship. The scholarship was established to perpetuate YU’s student research community and seeks to embody the commitment to intellectual rigor, creativity and pursuit of knowledge that defines Yeshiva University.

West Hempstead’s Ari Lamm Awarded Kressel Scholarship

Ari Lamm, a Jewish studies major at Yeshiva University’s (YU), is one of four scholars chosen as a 2008 winner of the first annual Henry Kressel Research Scholarship, established to perpetuate YU’s student research community. The scholarship seeks to embody the commitment to intellectual rigor, creativity and pursuit of knowledge that defines Yeshiva University.

Zev Nagel of Los Angeles Awarded Prestigious Wexner Fellowship

Yeshiva University (YU) alumnus, Zev Nagel ’05YC of Los Angeles, CA has been selected to receive a prestigious Wexner Graduate Fellowship this year. The fellowship program is open to aspiring Jewish leaders pursuing careers in Jewish education, the rabbinate, cantorate, and Jewish professional leadership. The Wexner Foundation introduced the program in 1988 to encourage the development of promising leaders in the North American Jewish community through graduate training, professional mentoring and specialized programming.

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