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Stern College Graduate Leah Kanner Blazes a Trail for SCW Physics Students

While many science students choose to pursue a more conventional career path, recent Stern College for Women (SCW) graduate Leah Kanner is opting to fulfill her true calling – physics. As a math major and member of the S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program, Kanner is somewhat of a pioneer – she was one of only three graduates completing SCW’s first full cycle of physics as a major.

SCW Presents “The Secret of Prayer” with Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, PhD, on May 13 in Beverly Hills

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, PhD, visiting lecturer at The London School of Jewish Studies, will deliver a May 13 lecture sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. “The Secret of Prayer” will take place at 7:30 pm at Beth Jacob Congregation, 9030 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills.

2004 SCW Graduate Malka Zeiger Simkovich to Study Biblical Poetry at Harvard University

Esoteric to some, studying Biblical poetry was a natural choice for Malka Zeiger Simkovich, a 2004 graduate of Stern College for Women and its S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program. This fall, she will pursue a master’s degree and PhD in that field through Harvard University’s program in Near Eastern languages and civilizations.

Rabbi Seth Farber Speaks in Teaneck as Part of SCW’s Jubilee Lecture Series

The institutionalization of religion in Israel has created a bureaucracy of closed doors, says Rabbi Seth Farber, an advocate for improved relations between religious and secular Jews in that country. He spoke May 2 on “Democracy and Religion: Fighting for Israel’s Soul,” the third in a seven-part lecture series celebrating Stern College for Women’s 50th anniversary.

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