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Wednesday | New Jersey Jewish News

Rally-goer to Israel: - You are not alone'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor speaks to the 10,000 people gathered at the New York Stands with Israel Rally.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

New VP of Business Affairs, CFO Appointed at YU

Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel recently announced the appointment of Jacob "Jake" Harman as the new Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Forward

10,000 Rally at United Nations To Support Israel Battle in Gaza

The Monday afternoon rally, organized by the UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, was intended to show support for Israel as it battles Hamas.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

BioSpace

Slow Walking Speed And Memory Issues Linked To Early Signs Of...

A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Geriatric Medicine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newswise

Investigators From Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at 2014...

Clinicians and researchers from Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present new findings from eight abstracts at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies World Congress being held July 26 - July 30 in New York.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict dementia

A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Geriatric Medicine

The Real Deal

C3D sticks to the script in Kips Bay building: architecture review

Renderings were recently published for 237 East 34th Street, a new residential development in the weary, dreary heart of the Kips Bay and Murray Hill sections of Manhattan.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Senator Joe Lieberman to Chair Public Policy at YU

Former United States Senator Joseph Lieberman has been appointed the Joseph Lieberman Chair in Public Policy and Public Service at Yeshiva University for the 2014- 2015 academic year, YU announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Joe Lieberman, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newswise

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receives Grant from the Michael...

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to translate a basic science finding into a treatment for Parkinson's disease.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Biology, Biochemistry

Newsday

Rennerts' donation funds Lieberman professorship at Yeshiva University

Long Island billionaire and mining company magnate Ira Rennert and his wife, Ingeborg Rennert, have given Yeshiva University an undisclosed gift that led to the appointment of former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman as a professor of public policy and public service, the university said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Lieberman, US News, US Senate, New Haven, CT, Religion, Judaism

Cybercast News Service

Ex-Sen. Lieberman to teach at Yeshiva University

He'll teach an undergraduate course and give three public lectures on topics ranging from Judaism and public service to the Middle East.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Al Gore

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Jersey Jewish News

Catholic teen finds spiritual home in Judaism NEW

Though her family is Catholic and she had profound spiritual feelings, for some reason Christianity never clicked for her.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism

The Citizens' Voice

Jewish Community Alliance of NEPA appoints new executive director

Goldberg said he was drawn to the area by the Jewish community's long and proud history, and was particularly attracted by what he described as the community's forward-thinking leadership in taking a proactive, visionary approach to ensure its future vitality.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Kingston, PA, Israel, World News, Middle East

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

The Simoni Lift

Beverly Hills, CA- Some women turn to make-up and learn to contour in an effort to define their cheekbones.

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Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Medicine, Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facelifts

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

YU Grants Tenure to Eight Faculty Members

Yeshiva University on Thursday announced that it has granted tenure to eight faculty members from across its undergraduate and graduate schools, in fields ranging from art history to mathematics and Judaic studies.

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Newswise

$2.5 Million Grant Will Establish Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have received a $2.5 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to establish a training program to improve the practice of healthcare in real-world settings.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

YU Undergraduates in Research Program

Nine Yeshiva University undergraduates have been selected to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program , an advanced biomedical research program at YU's Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Kos

The Strange Journey of Einstein's Brain

The brain of Albert Einstein produced insights which changed entirely the way we look at the universe and at space and time itself.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University, US News, Weird, Liberal Political News

Newswise

Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at 2014...

Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present new findings at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference being held July 12 - July 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Related Topix: World News, Denmark, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Six Fulbright awards

A University of Otago graduate, Anton Venter, of Wellington, has gained a Fulbright-Platinum Triangle Award in Business to support study for an MBA degree in the United States.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, State University, AR

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