Are Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations a necessary component to finding a comprehensive solution to the war in Iraq? Two experts on Middle East issues – David Makovsky and Raghida Dergham – will discuss “Does the Road to Peace in Iraq Go Through Jerusalem?” on Monday, February 26 at 8 pm at the Schottenstein Cultural Center of Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, 239 East 34th Street.
More than 150 Yeshiva University alumni and friends joined together at the Hazvi Yisrael (Hovevei Tzion) synagogue in Jerusalem for a Kollel Yom Rishon and Midreshet Yom Rishon night of learning in January.
Elissa Gelnick of the Bronx, a junior at Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (SWHSG), was awarded a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) and a free trip to Israel in May for winning first prize in this year’s Jerusalem Science Contest.
Two noted Talmudic scholars, Rabbi Moshe D. Tendler and Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, will deliver the 19th Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva lectures. The High Holiday lectures will take place in New York City and Jerusalem.