Add to MyYahoo RSS

Yeshiva University News

News on Yeshiva University continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

6 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

IDF Vets Begin College Careers at YU

One night, as Ethan Gipsman, a light machine-gunner in the Israeli Defense Force from San Diego, California, stood guard over a group of suspected terrorists in Judea and Samaria, one of them asked him a surprising question: What was Ethan, an American, doing there? "He said, 'I thought America had everything,' " Gipsman recalled.


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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Infection Control Today

Drug Shows Promise Against Sudan Strain of Ebola in Mouse Model

Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and other institutions have developed a potential antibody therapy for Sudan ebolavirus , one of the two most lethal strains of Ebola.


Related Topix: Biology, Science


Judges Slam Yeshiva University in $680 Million Abuse Case

Imagine you are in a car accident. It's the other guy's fault, and you know your insurance company will sue his.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Video: TCM Explores the Jewish Experience on Film

The films will be introduced and discussed by TCM host Robert Osborne and Dr. Eric Goldman , Ph.D., an author and adjunct professor at Yeshiva University , and an expert on Yiddish, Israeli and Jewish film.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

New executive director takes reins at South Peninsula Hebrew Day School

He replaces Allen Selis, who was head of school for two years. Following an administrative restructuring, Guttenberg will oversee all school functions as executive director, including strategic planning and communications, while Rabbi Maury Grebenau will serve as principal.


Related Topix: Northeastern University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Jewish News Weekly

the synagogue today | New prayerbooks for kids designed to deepen spiritual connection

This year, two new prayerbooks - "The Koren Children's Siddur" for students in kindergarten through second grade, and the "Koren Ani Tefilla Weekday Siddur" for high school students - offer a fresh approach to prayer education in synagogues, religious schools and homes.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education Etc.

The Jewish News Weekly

the synagogue today | Hong Kong congregation welcomes worshippers, travelers

A taxi ride to 70 Robinson Road in Hong Kong, the address listed for the Ohel Leah synagogue, ends with a simple question: Where is the synagogue? The driver had understood the destination request.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Providence, RI

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Using physics to design better drugs: Albert Einstein College of...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to renew a grant headed by Robert Callender, Ph.D. , professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Food and Drug Administration, Emory University, University of Arizona

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Times of Israel

An interfaith voice that is still too small

Originally from Auckland New Zealand, much of Alon's time over the past ten years has been for the growth and development of community.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Australia,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

In 1947 Marie Maynard Daly became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in the field of chemistry.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Corona, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Cornell University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Challenging Myths of the Menorah

It is a tale that seems at home in an espionage thriller about ancient religious secrets, such as the "The Da Vinci Code."


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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Gut microbiota affects intestinal integrity

Bacteria in the gut help the body to digest food, and stimulate the immune system.


Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Maintaining Jewish faith: Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi's collected essays

He was for many decades the dashing Jewish prince of new historians who came of age shortly after the Holocaust already heartsick and shell shocked from what had just happened.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Larchmont, NY, Brandeis University


Looking for the Next Philip Roth

A year ago, co-founders and now editors-in-chief, Aaron Berkowitz and Ariel Stein, graduates of Yeshiva University and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively, realized that there wasn't an outlet specifically designed for Jewish writing, and so set out to create their own.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Arts, Poetry, Religion, Judaism


Kessler Foundation researchers publish study on task constraint and task switching

Cognitive research shows the negative effects that unexpected task constraint, following self-generated task choice, has on task-switching performance This is Dr. Starla Weaver.


Related Topix: Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Psychology, Science, University of Vermont

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Common Dreams

Democrat Youth Wing Fires Members Who Criticized Israel's Child Killings

"Collateral damage": the family of the four Baker boys, gunned down mercilessly by Israel on Gaza beach 16 July, morn their loss.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Hamas (Palestine), Boston College

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Medical News

Researchers awarded $3.3 million NIH grant to study role of genetics in protecting against frailty

Frailty is a common condition associated with old age, characterized by weight loss, weakness, decreased activity level and reduced mobility, which together increase the risk of injury and death.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Denver Post

TCM to showcase "The Jewish Experience in Film" Tuesdays in Sept.

From "The Jazz Singer" to "The Way We Were," TCM will spend Tuesdays in September examining "The Jewish Experience in Film."


Related Topix: 9

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Orthodox Union

Armed with Love: NCSY Summer 2014

Shoshana and Dr. Yitzchok Schechter heard about Hamas's rampant rocket attacks while driving their daughter to the airport.


Sun Aug 03, 2014

Medical News

Bacteria that aid in digestion help keep intestinal lining intact

Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that bacteria that aid in digestion help keep the intestinal lining intact.


Related Topix: Genetics