At RIETS Lecture, Senator Lieberman Considers the Influence of the Torah on American Political History and His Career
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.
Most people believe that ancient Greek and Roman sculpture was colored white. Recent scholarship has shown that this assumption is incorrect, as the polychromy of ancient art has been revealed and reconstructed.
Inspired by the holiday of Sukkot and the creation of Sukkah City, the Yeshiva University Museum will host a panel discussion on Monday, Sept. 27 at 6 pm entitled “Judaism and Sacred Space: Meditations on Sukkah City.” The program brings together a multidisciplinary panel of scholars and academics to discuss the nature of sacred space in Jewish thought, narrative and law in a highly interactive mode.
In the two weeks since the Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Center for Jewish Study opened on the Wilf Campus, its walls have vibrated with the hum of students learning in its two-storey beit midrash [study hall]. That “harmonic symphony of Torah study,” to use President Richard M. Joel’s words, erupted into a rousing chorus of celebration as students and their rebbes, alumni and staff danced in the streets at the dedication of the new building on Sunday, Sept. 13.
Our sages teach that “the very world rests on the breath of children in the schoolhouse.”
Yet, without the finest quality teachers providing the “oxygen” – knowledge, skills, love of learning – that world rests on a shaky foundation.
Aug 26, 2009 –Four Yeshiva University graduate students, all advanced Torah scholars, traveled to Senegal this summer on a social justice mission sponsored by the American Jewish World Service (AJWS). Sion Setton and Noah Greenfield of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and Gilah Kletenik and Meira Levinson of the Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic […]
he Toronto Jewish community will be home to the Yeshiva University (YU) Torah Mitzion Beit Midrash (intensive Torah and Talmud study program) of Toronto beginning September, 2009. The Beit Midrash is an affiliate of YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and Kollel Torah Mitzion.
The Toronto Jewish community will be home to the Yeshiva University (YU) Torah Mitzion Beit Midrash (intensive Torah and Talmud study program) of Toronto beginning September, 2009.