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.
Middle East scholar Daniel Pipes, recently appointed by President George W. Bush to the board of the US Institute for Peace, will discuss “Activism for a New Middle East” at Yeshiva University on Tuesday, September 23. The 8 pm program, open to the public, will take place in Weissberg Commons, Belfer Hall, on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue at 184th Street in Manhattan.
A record 675 Yeshiva University students from across North America are departing for a year’s study in Israel, undeterred by recent tensions. From August 26 to September 9 students are leaving from metro area airports to participate in YU’s S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program, the largest American study abroad program in Israel.
Elisheva Douglas hopes her research on lupus will help scientists better understand the chronic inflammatory disease that affects thousands of Americans each year. She and nine other Yeshiva University (YU) undergraduates spent nine weeks this summer investigating causes and treatments of ailments including cancer, sickle cell anemia, and Alzheimer’s disease under the tutelage of top biomedical scientists at the University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.