The Straus Center hosted Dr. Tevi Troy and Dr. Liel Leibovitz for a discussion on presidential leadership and contemporary politics.
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Straus Scholar Spotlight: Joshua Shapiro
Straus Scholar Joshua Shapiro’s impact on campus only continues to grow, whether he is writing thought-provoking editorials for the student newspaper or spearheading efforts to create new courses that bridge the texts of the West and Judaism.
Herzog College and YU Press Publish Second Hebrew-English Edition of Megadim
Herzog College and YU Press published the second Hebrew-English edition of the journal Megadim.
Straus Center Course Spotlight: The Thought of Rabbi Sacks
For the Fall 2022 semester, the Straus Center is offering The Thought of Rabbi Sacks, which provides a cohesive appraisal of the former chief rabbi’s legacy.
A Daf Yomi Scout: Literary Critic Adam Kirsch Shares Insights from His Seven-Year Study of the Talmud with YU Students
Literary critic and Wall Street Journal editor Adam Kirsch spoke to YU students about his journey studying the Talmud.
Judaism, Heroism and Faith
The Straus Center explored the connections between modern-day comic book superheroes and Judaism, reflecting on the nature of heroism and faith.
On the Knesset Beat: A Conversation with the Jerusalem Post’s Lahav Harkov
The Straus Center and S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program hosted Jerusalem Post reporter Lahav Harkov, who spoke about her career and Israeli current events.
Reporting on the Jewish World with the Jerusalem Post’s Zvika Klein
The Straus Center welcomed the Jerusalem Post’s Zvika Klein to speak about his time covering world Jewry as a reporter.
Straus Center Fall 2022 Reading Groups: From Daniel Deronda to the Pages of Tradition
The Straus Center’s fall 2022 reading groups include Daniel Deronda, From the Pages of Tradition and Great Essays in American Religion.
Straus Center Fall 2022 Courses: The Wisdom of Solomon, Rembrandt and AI
The Straus Center Fall 2022 course lineup includes The Wisdom of Solomon, Rashi & Rembrandt and Ethics in Artificial Intelligence.