YU Ideas and JCC Manhattan Host a Panel Presentation
As the presidential hopefuls jockeyed for position in advance of the Super Tuesday primaries, a group of scholars and commentators delved into the ethics of presidential power at an all-day conference sponsored by the Center for Ethics at Yeshiva University, held at the Center for Jewish History on January 30.
Shenk Shul in the Wilf Campus’ Schottenstein Center was filled Dec. 1 with more than 300 students who came to experience a rare opportunity — to listen to and ask questions of one of the foremost Jewish leaders in the world, Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth.
If a journey begins with the first step, for Rachel Milner the path to world peace begins in Boston. In two simultaneous master’s degree programs-at the Harvard Divinity School and the Fletcher School at Tufts-the 1998 Stern College for Women alumna is studying religion’s impact on resolving international conflicts.