Bargaining With The Devil

At Center for Israel Studies Lecture, Dr. Rivka Weill Offers Strategy for Negotiating With Terrorists On March 30, the Joseph and Faye Glatt Program on Israel and the Rule of Law at YU’s Center for Israel Studies hosted Dr. Rivka Weill, who delivered a lecture titled “Bargaining With the Devil: Strategies to Combat Terrorist Kidnapping” […]

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Addresses Hundreds of YU Students on “Israel’s War Against Terrorism Seen from a Halakhic, Political, and Theological Perspective.”

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, chief rabbi of Efrat, Israel, addressed a packed crowd at Weissberg Commons on Wednesday, Feb. 4, on “Israel’s War Against Terrorism Seen from a Halakhic, Political, and Theological Perspective.” His message to hundreds of students was that “Our common humanity has the power to overcome all barriers.”

War, Terrorism, and Telling a Story

New York, NY, Nov 2, 2003 — Terrorism, the war in Iraq, and continued violence in Israel sparked the guiding theme of tolerance and conscience for this year’s Yeshiva College Book Project: “How to Tell a True War Story: War, Memory, and the Individual.” To put current events into historical perspective, this year’s Book Project […]