Events Created to Help People Manage Trauma
Four Yeshiva University graduates are among the 20 people selected this fall for the prestigious Wexner Graduate Fellowship Program. The fellowship is open to aspiring Jewish leaders who seek to prepare themselves through graduate training for careers in the cantorate, Jewish education, Jewish professional leadership, Jewish studies, and the rabbinate.
And the award goes to ChaZack, created by Richard Lewis, Josh Graber, and Mathew Cherney. The winners of the Student Short Film competition were announced today by Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), which sponsored the festival, in which the winning producers, all Sy Syms seniors, received $2,000 toward the purchase of film equipment or Jewish books.
Emily Fischer, a January 2006 graduate of Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, didn’t know what she wanted to do after she graduated. Her experiences finding a job, a place to live, and a new way of life reflected the challenges, hopes, and fears facing the nearly 50 seniors who attended the recent “Life After College” event at Stern College for Women.
More than 500 high school students and their parents visited Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus on Sunday, Nov. 13 to learn about YU’s programs for men, including Yeshiva College and Sy Syms School of Business.
Miriam Ausubel, Leah Fried, and Elizabeth Shayne, seniors at Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls in Queens, were recently named finalists in the 2004 National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance on the PSAT exam.