Politicians, media and other influencers pay attention to poverty only during times of economic crisis and only when the “crisis is sufficiently broad and deep enough to affect the middle class,” asserts Yeshiva University professor Dr. Stephen Pimpare in his latest book, “A People’s History of Poverty in America.”
Reverend Frederick Streets, PhD, the Carl and Dorothy Bennet Professor of Pastoral Counseling at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, received a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Pretoria, South Africa. He will travel to the University of Pretoria and work in its department of practical theology for the spring semester.
David Pelcovitz’s fascination with the complexities of parenting, adolescent development, and other child-related issues underscores a passion for making lives whole, especially in times of crisis and trauma. Joining Yeshiva University this fall as professor of education and psychology at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Dr. Pelcovitz looks forward to using “teaching” and “discovery” to improve the quality of life for people in distress.