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.
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.
18 Teams from Across the United States and Canada to Compete for Prestigious Tournament Championship from March 27-31
The Leonard and Bea Diener Institute of Jewish Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern College for Women will host an international conference, “Between Rashi and Maimonides: Themes in Medieval Jewish Law, Thought, and Culture,” November 21-23.
A Feb. 12 concert featuring student musicians and bands will kick-off this year’s annual Yeshiva College/Stern College for Women Arts Festival, which showcases students’ talent during two weeks of shows and exhibits.
President Richard M. Joel will hold two Town Hall meetings, one on the Israel Henry Beren Campus and another on the Wilf Campus on Feb. 4 and 5, respectively.