Battle Hymn of the Pacifist Mom

Professor Cynthia Wachtell on Julia Ward Howe’s Mother’s Day Proclamation Last week, I received an email message from the Ploughshares Fund, a nuclear disarmament advocacy foundation, asking, “What does Mother’s Day Mean to You?” Suspecting that the correct answer was something other than a dozen roses and a box of chocolates, I read on: Over the […]

Third Annual Melava Malka

Students in S. Daniel Abraham Program and Roshei Yeshiva Take Part in Annual Israel Melava Malka More than 500 post-high school students from some 18 yeshivot, gathered in Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue on Motzei Shabbat, March 12, to take part in the Third Annual S. Daniel Abraham Program Melava Malka. The program featured delicious food, dancing […]

Rabbi Willig

A Taste of Torah U'madda

Yeshiva University Hosts Thought Provoking Banquets for Students in S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program More than 130 young men and 85 women from yeshivot and seminaries across Israel attended the Yeshiva University Scholars Banquets presented by the S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program. The banquets were open to students in Israel who have applied for the Honors […]

Defining a Generation

S. Daniel Abraham Honors Students Visit World Trade Center Site Two architectural historians from the Municipal Arts Society recently led students in Stern College for Women’s S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program on a walking tour of the World Trade Center area.  As one of the program’s many extracurricular offerings, the pedestrian tour of lower Manhattan […]

Watch the ALCS with Live In-Game Analysis

Join the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program tonight, October 18 at 7:30 p.m., for playoff baseball and live in-game analysis with noted sabermetrician, Steven Goldman. Watch the New York Yankees take on the Texas Rangers in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series and learn about sabermetrics, an interesting field in baseball analysis. Sabermetrics is […]