Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

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.

US Representative Charles Rangel of New York Honored at Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s 50th Anniversary

U. S. Representative Charles Rangel, an 18-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Harlem, was honored for his decades of support for seniors, underprivileged youth, and other under-represented communities when Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a three-day conference May 6-8 in New York City.