Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting  “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.

YU to Host Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Scholar-in-Residence Program on May 3 Featuring Elliott Abrams, Robin Wright and David Albright

With Iran’s defiance of the Western world in creating nuclear weapons and President Obama considering a number of measures to counteract Iran’s agenda, Yeshiva University will host a discussion entitled “What To Do About Iran’s Nuclear Program?” with Elliot Abrams, Senior Fellow of the Council of Foreign Relations; Robin Wright, Senior Fellow of the U.S. Institute of Peace; and David Albright, Former Nuclear Weapons Inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on Monday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schottenstein Cultural Center, 239 E. 34th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Aves.