Yeshiva University students visited the Morgan Library & Museum to explore the artistic expression of Solomon’s legacy of wisdom.
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“Jewish Stories Are Big Stories” – A Conversation with Elliot Kaufman of The Wall Street Journal
Straus Scholars had a chance to hear from Elliot Kaufman, letters editor at The Wall Street Journal.
A Light Unto the Nation: Exploring the Enduring Relevance of Theodor Herzl’s Zionist Writings with Dr. Gil Troy
Dr. Gil Troy shared insights from his new three-volume collection, “Herzl’s Zionist Writings,” to Yeshiva University Straus and Honors students.
Straus Scholars Explore Jewish and Western Heritage in Rome
Straus Center students and faculty spent winter break exploring Rome and learning about the city’s Jewish and Western Heritage.
Straus Scholar Spotlight: Ayelet Brown
As a Straus Scholar, Ayelet Brown combined her passion for community leadership with rigorous study of the human mind and well-being.
Debating the Meaning of Life with Dr. Ronen Shoval
Dr. Ronen Shoval spoke to Straus Scholars and Honors students about various perspectives regarding the meaning of life, including Rambam, the Buddha and Aristotle.
Natural and Historic Right: Investigating the American and Israeli Declarations of Independence
The Straus Center hosted a workshop on the American and Israeli Declarations of Independence in partnership with the Jack Miller Center.
Straus Center Hosts Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum for an Inspiring and Enlightening Shabbaton
The Straus Center welcomed Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahoum for an inspiring and enlightening shabbton with Yeshiva University students.
Lessons in Presidential Leadership
The Straus Center hosted Dr. Tevi Troy and Dr. Liel Leibovitz for a discussion on presidential leadership and contemporary politics.
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.