Richard Steiner, PhD, professor of Semitic languages and literature at Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, deciphered the earliest connected Semitic texts and presented the results of this research publicly for the first time at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Cardozo graduate Sara J. Klein ’05 received notice in July that she won a clerkship with US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for the 2007 term.
The Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS) at Stern College for Women will expand this fall to offer an intensive two-year senior fellowship to two program graduates. It will be the first program of its kind in the United States.
Yeshiva College 2005 graduate David Kastner of Teaneck, NJ, has been accepted to the prestigious MD/PhD program at Stanford University for the 2005-2006 school year.
Esoteric to some, studying Biblical poetry was a natural choice for Malka Zeiger Simkovich, a 2004 graduate of Stern College for Women and its S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program. This fall, she will pursue a master’s degree and PhD in that field through Harvard University’s program in Near Eastern languages and civilizations.
Eager to begin her PhD in Near Eastern studies this fall at Princeton University, Bella Tendler hopes to create a mutual understanding between Jews and Muslims and open a dialogue that is not plagued by stereotypes.
YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration will host two seminars this June in cooperation with the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools and Yeshiva High Schools.
Kathryn O. Greenberg, Esq. was unanimously elected chairman of the board of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University at a meeting held early in March. She succeeds Earle I. Mack, who held the position since 1992. This marks the first time in Cardozo’s history that the chairman comes from the ranks of its alumni. Ms. Greenberg is a 1982 cum laude graduate of the law school.
As President Richard M. Joel announced at his recent Town Hall meetings, Yeshiva University is offering a new leadership initiative that will provide a unique opportunity for graduates of Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of Business.
Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel used his second series of Town Hall meetings to advance his ideas for Graduate Leadership Fellowships and enhanced Israel study, as well as a thorough review of capital projects and academic needs.