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Yesterday | Newswise

Montefiore Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

Montefiore Medical Center has been selected as one of 15 hospitals in the country to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Heart Disease, Health

Yesterday | The Times of Israel

Jacob Birnbaum, unsung father of Jewish freedom

May 1 will mark the 50th anniversary of the first Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry demonstration on behalf of Soviet Jews.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Columbia University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

YU President: 'The Torah Was Given to Us to Live in this World'

"If we stand for anything as a people, first of all, it's for the yeshiva, which is about understanding Torah, understanding Jewish tradition, and understanding how it defines our lives - and frankly, gives us a covenantal mandate to make a difference in the world.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Empowering the Jewish entrepreneurs

I would like to suggest that if the State of Israel and the Jewish people are seeking a new and exciting horizon for global cooperation then the more out-of-the-box the better.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Opinion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rabbi Reuven SpolterThe Wise Son: The Missing Answer

The very essence of the Seder is answering the underlying question of the Wise Son: "Why are we sitting here tonight?" The writer is a Jewish Studies Lecturer at the Orot Israel College of Education and coordinates Israel Immersion programming for the kollel fellows at Yeshiva University's Gruss Kollel in Jerusalem.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Times of Israel

Jacob Birnbaum's solidarity revolution

Dr. Adam S. Ferziger is a senior lecturer and vice chairman of the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, University of Pennsylvania, Washington Heights, NY

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jerusalem Conference: No Need to Reconcile Torah and Science

Who would have rejoiced the most had he been able to attend the joint Jerusalem College of Technology , Bar Ilan and Yeshiva University Annual Torah and Science Conference held at the JCT Jerusalem Campus on April 9th - Theodore Herzl, Maimonides or Israel's first Chief Rabbi, Rav Avraham Kook? The jury is out on that, but there is no question that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Statesman Journal

Innocence Project may clear some inmates

One of the men who co-founded a nonprofit that has exonerated more than 300 people wrongly convicted of crimes -- including more than a dozen on death row -- told a Salem audience Wednesday that it will take a community effort to make the practice successful in Oregon.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Harvard Economics Professor to Give Lecture at Yeshiva U

Dr. Michael Robert Kremer, Harvard University's Gates Professor of Developing Societies in the Department of Economics, will deliver the annual Alexander Brody Distinguished Lecture in Economics at Yeshiva University on Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The event, entitled "Improving Health in the Developing World," will take place at Weissberg ... (more)

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The Times of Israel

Founder of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry, dies

A native of Germany, Birnbaum escaped with his family to England after the Nazis came to power and later moved to France.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Columbia University

Elginism

How Monica Hanna used Twitter to fight art looters

Archaeologist Monica Hanna recently received a Beacon Award from Saving Antiquities for Everybody for her work in highlighting the looting of antiquities in Egypt.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Twitter, World News, Africa, Egypt, New York

Jerusalem Post

Spinoza's 'sub specie aeternitatis,' yeshiva students and the army

I spent 12 years in haredi yeshivot, went on to complete my PhD in general philosophy and then served in the IDF.

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The Times of Israel

All who are hungry

Rabbi Eckstein founded the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews and is recognized as the world's leading Jewish authority on evangelical Christians.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Modesto Bee

NY health commissioner steps down for Calif. job

During Shah's tenure as state health commissioner, he became a lightning rod for critics of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas because of the Cuomo administration's plan for an extended review of the technology.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Head of UJA New York to Address YU Commencement

Dr. John S. Ruskay, executive vice president and CEO of the United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary doctorate at Yeshiva University's 83rd Commencement Ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, May 22. At the ceremony, YU President Richard M. Joel will also ... (more)

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

How Andy met Jason

He's from Missouri and she's from Florida. They met in Ra'anana, Israel. In the spring of 2011, Andrea "Andy" Surasky, then 20, was living in Ra'anana with her family who had come to live in Israel after Andy graduated high school.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Times Leader

Honors and Awards

Jennifer Rizel , Kingston, a Misericordia University physician assistant graduate student, and a graduate of Yeshiva University, New York, N.Y, was published in the March edition of PA Professional magazine.

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Related Topix: Kingston, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Texas Southern University

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Forward

The Story Behind 'Transgender & Jewish'

Forward deputy culture editor Naomi Zeveloff and Yeshiva University professor Joy Ladin talk with the City University of New York's ethnic media show about transgender inclusion in Jewish life, following the publication of the Forward's new eBook on transgender issues.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Menachem Begin's Legacy: From Brisk to Jerusalem

These are "interesting" times for the Jewish people - not that we have ever been bored for long during the eventful years of our history.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Stern Student Wins Scholarship to Fight Cancer

Yeshiva University continues to prove that Jewish observance and secular academic excellence can go hand in hand.

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Related Topix: Teaneck, NJ, Biology, Science

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