Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting  “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.

Sixty Student Chefs Vie for Title as Hundreds Cheer Them On

Inside Weisberg Commons 15 sealed crock pots of cholent slowly cooked while student chefs and cholent connoisseurs eagerly awaited the judging of Yeshiva University’s (YU) “First Annual Cholent Cook-off.” Fifteen teams of four students from Yeshiva College, Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB), and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) prepared their dishes the night before beginning at 10:15 PM.