During Winter Break, Students Give Back on Service Learning Missions in Houston, Israel and New York City
Students to Engage in Humanitarian Work and Service Learning During Winter Missions in Israel, Houston and New York City
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.
Philanthropist and industrialist Michael Gamson and his wife, Barbara, residents of Aspen, CO and Houston, TX, and renowned New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes will be honored at the annual dinner of Yeshiva College on Sunday, October 21, 2007 at Pier Sixty Chelsea Piers in New York City.
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.
About 130 graduates of the most recent class of New York’s Police Academy attended a police department orientation session at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus January 12.
Two attorneys at Yeshiva University are fighting to free wrongly imprisoned individuals through DNA testing—a calling that fits well with the Jewish ethos.
Contemporary Problems in Businesss, an undergraduate course, features a free exchange of ideas between students and heads of major corporations. Speakers address challenges and initiatives instrumental to their success, and their thoughts on what qualities help shape future leaders.
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.