Dr. Victor Schwartz

Tragedy in Tucson

Yeshiva University Faculty Share Their Perspectives on The Arizona Shooting Jonathan Fast, associate professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work and author of the book, Ceremonial Violence, discusses how the relationship between Jared Lee Loughner and his parents may have played a role in his actions. See article in The Daily Beast… Victor Schwartz, university dean […]

Disaster 101: Guns on College Campuses

The Huffington Post Features an Op-Ed by Dean Victor Schwartz and Drs. Jerald Kay and Paul Appelbaum on the Dangers of Firearms on Campus (The Huffington Post) Several states are currently dealing with well-organized efforts to loosen regulations prohibiting or limiting the ability to carry firearms on college campuses. The University of Colorado is now […]

Student Medical Ethics Conference to Explore Jewish Approaches to Mental Health on Oct. 31

Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting its fifth annual conference, entitled A Beautiful Mind: Jewish Approaches to Mental Health on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY. The conference is sponsored through the generous support of Rabbi Dovid and Mrs. Anita Fuld.