Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter will deliver a lecture entitled “The Dialectic of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: Holiday or Days of Awe” on Monday, October 10 at 8:15 pm at the Young Israel of New Rochelle. Beginning at 8:30 pm. Yeshiva University (YU) will webcast the event live via a link from www.yu.edu and www.yutorah.org.
Amy Gordon Guterson will present “An Improvisational Journey: From Stern College to Off-Broadway to Hasidut, Creating Theater and Making Film” as the 2005 Morris Epstein Forum on the Arts lecturer Monday, March 7, at Yeshiva University.
Yeshiva University is celebrating 10 years of the Doris & Dr. Ira Kukin Entrepreneurial Lecture Series at the Sy Syms School of Business, which began Feb. 4 with a talk by Marco Zarikian, CEO of Hotel Eurobuilding Internacional (Venezuela).
“Challenges and Opportunities: Orthodox Families Confront a Changing World,” the final lecture in a seven-part series commemorating the 50th anniversary of Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 pm at Yeshiva University’s Geraldine Schottenstein Cultural Center, 239-241
East 34th Street, Manhattan.
Students in Yeshiva College’s Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program and Stern College for Women’s S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program attended a Nov. 9 lecture given by Prof. David Berger.
“Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself: Confronting Contemporary Challenges,” the sixth in a seven-part lecture series commemorating the 50th anniversary of Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 pm at the home of Anita and Richard Grossman in West Hempstead, Long Island. Mrs. Grossman is a 1989 graduate of Stern College.
Yeshiva University students will have the opportunity to interact with author Salman Rushdie during his visit to campus on November 10. Mr. Rushdie will participate in a class as well as give a lecture at the university’s Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan at Weissberg Commons in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue at 184th Street.
Dr. Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and a leader in DNA research, will present the 2004 Ira Kukin Chemistry Lecture, “DNA Charge Transport: Chemistry and Biology,” at Yeshiva University on Monday, October 11.
How democracy and theocracy coexist will take center stage at a May 2 lecture sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. The discussion, “Democracy and Religion: Fighting for Israel’s Soul,” will take place at 8 pm at the Teaneck, NJ, home of Leora and Jonathan Kukin.
Jewish law and how it affects women and their religious obligations were topics discussed at an April 18 lecture celebrating for Stern College for Women’s jubilee.