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A Celebration of Cultural Exploration

A Celebration of Cultural Exploration

Center for Israel Studies Arts Festival Portrays Israel Through Image and Word Through May 25, Yeshiva University’s Center for Israel Studies (CIS) will host an arts festival on campus dedicated to celebrating the arts and Israel through imagery and words, continuing a tradition of cultural exploration at YU that was originally created by Dr. Norman

Cracking the Confidence Code

Journalist and Author Claire Shipman Discusses Women in the Workplace and Self-Image at Annual Robbins-Wilf Lecture Why do men apply to jobs when they meet only 60 percent of the qualifications, while women only apply when they meet all of them, according to a recent study cited in Harvard Business Review? That question and others

Exploring The American And Talmudic Legal Process

Straus Center and Honors Program Event Provides Practical Comparison of American and Talmudic Law Why do appellate courts exist? What role do fellow judges play in the decision-making process? What is the most difficult legal case you have ever decided? These were all questions posed to both Judge Joseph Greenaway and Rabbi Yona Reiss at an

Understanding the Syrian Civil War

Dr. Bella Tendler Delves into Roots of Conflict at Inaugural “In Plain Words” Honors Program Event Want to understand the complicated roots of the civil war in Syria? According to Dr. Bella Tendler, visiting assistant professor of history at Yeshiva College, you’ll need to go back to the origin of the Sunni and Shi’ite split in

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