The Beren Bekiut Program Will Give Women an Opportunity for More Torah Learning On Monday, October 8, the Torah Activities Council (TAC) of Stern College for Women launched the Beren Bekiut Program (BBP). The program is a Torah learning opportunity with five tracks: Gemara, Halacha, Mishna, Tanach and Chumash. Throughout the semester, students learn a certain…
Yeshiva University Hosts Three New York State Assembly Members On Tuesday, October 16, the Yeshiva University Feminists Club hosted an event titled “Women in Democracy” where three female New York State Assembly members spoke about their experience as women in politics. Aridia Espinal (D-39), Nily Rozic (D-25) and Carmen De La Rosa (D-72), who is…
Yeshiva University, through its Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will introduce a Torah learning program at Lincoln Square Synagogue this summer for women of all ages who want to pursue advanced Talmud and Judaic study. The Women’s Beit Midrash Fellows Program, which takes place July 6-29, affirms the University’s status as a pioneer in developing Orthodox Jewish women as scholars, teachers and community leaders.
Affirming its status as a pioneer in advanced Talmud and Judaic study for women and its four decade long commitment to developing Orthodox Jewish women as scholars, teachers, and community leaders, Yeshiva University, through its Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will sponsor the Women’s Beit Midrash Fellows Program next month.
Women who have more years of fertility (the time from first menstruation to menopause) have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than women with fewer years, according to a large new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
The grand ballroom of Jerusalem’s Ramada Hotel was awash in sopranos and altos on the evening of Jan. 17, as thousands of young women gathered for the 11th Annual Kol Chatan v’Kol Kallah Inter-Seminary Choir Competition, co-sponsored by Yeshiva University and the social action group Kedma.
This fall Yeshiva University’s Lady Macs volleyball team began its inaugural season as the sixth women’s varsity team at YU. The team made the quarterfinals of the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference (HVWAC), after a 17-match schedule against the six other colleges in the conference, and several non-conference matches as well.
Dr. Lea Ferreira dos Santos, an assistant professor of physics at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Stern College for Women, will represent the United States at the third IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics (ICWIP). The conference, which was established to address the severe underrepresentation of women in the field of physics, will be held in Seoul, Korea on October 8-10. Dr. Santos was selected from a group of over 70 applicants to join the US delegation at the conference.
A select group of nine Stern College for Women students were inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honors Society in Psychology, in April.
When the only “complaint” conference organizers receive is that a gathering is not long enough, program chairs know they’re doing something right.