Yeshiva University Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Founding Rabbi Retires From Yeshiva That Trains Female Religious JudgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Forward

    ... 77, will be replaced by Rabbi Kenneth Brander, the vice president for university and community life at Yeshiva University. Ohr Torah Stone, based in the West Bank settlement of Efrat, is comprised of 24 educational institutions across Israel. It is ...

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  2. Ohr Torah Stone appoints new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Ohr Torah Stone network on Wednesday morning announced the appointment of Rabbi Kenneth Brander as the new chancellor. Rabbi Brander has served for twelve years as Yeshiva University's Vice President of University and Community.

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  3. Rabbi Riskin to Retire From Ohr Torah StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    ... Stone by Rabbi Kenneth Brander, currently serving as vice president for university and community life at Yeshiva University, according to a statement released Tuesday. Prior to his position at YU, Brander served as the rabbi of Boca Raton Synagogue ...

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  4. Rabbi Shlomo Riskin to step down from education network he foundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Rabbi Kenneth Brander, an administrator at Yeshiva University, will lead the organization as president and rosh yeshiva, or head of school, according to a statement issued on Tuesday. Riskin, 77, received rabbinic ordination more than 50 years ago, and transformed Manhattan's Lincoln Square Synagogue into a popular and growing hub of Modern Orthodoxy.

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  5. Dark FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    ... d stories dealing with biblical and rabbinic themes at his blog ben-tzion.com. Ben-Tzion is a graduate of Yeshiva University and received his Master's in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University.

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  6. For Sukkot: The significance of aesthetics in human life Rabbi Dr. Chaim E. SchertzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The writer received semicha from Yeshiva University and a masters in Jewish Philosophy from YU's Bernard Revel Graduate School as well as a masters in the History of Ideas from New York University, and a PhD from New York University in the History of Western Thought. He taught Classics in Penn State and Philosophy at Regis College in Denver and served as the Rabbi of Kesher Israel Congregation in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for over 25 years, is now retired.

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  7. New Israeli TV Show On Ultra-Orthodox Jews Who Choose To Serve In IDF - Despite TabooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Forward

    ... aaretz . Her work has appeared in the New York Times , Salon , and Tablet , and she teaches journalism at Yeshiva University's Stern College for Women.

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  8. Five takeaways from a new survey of Modern Orthodox JewsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... attempt to synthesize Orthodox observance with modernity, and more often than not have connections with Yeshiva University and its related institutions. Respondents were reached through synagogues "primarily" associated with the Rabbinical Council ...

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  9. Return of the Shtiebel: Why Old-School Synagogues Are Making A ComebackRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... ethnic distinctions [from Europe] fell away," says Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University. "They were now American Jews, whether Orthodox or Conservative." Larger synagogues offered resources that the smaller spaces ...

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  10. Sukkahs in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Herschel Hartz is a graduate of Yeshiva University's RIETS rabbinic program as well as a degree in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. Originally from outside of Washington DC, Herschel went to Brandeis University and became interested in Jewish growth there.

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  11. Early childhood education in the Sukkah Rabbi Reuven SpolterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    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. He made aliyah from Oak Park, Mi.

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  12. 5 key takeaways, some surprising, from new survey of US Modern Orthodox JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    ... attempt to synthesize Orthodox observance with modernity, and more often than not have connections with Yeshiva University and its related institutions. Respondents were reached through synagogues "primarily" associated with the Rabbinical Council ...

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  13. Modern Orthodox Jews Are Mostly Observant, Wealthy And Gay-FriendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Forward

    ... attempt to synthesize Orthodox observance with modernity, and more often than not have connections with Yeshiva University and its related institutions. Respondents were reached through synagogues "primarily" associated with the Rabbinical Council ...

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  14. The Arch of Titus, in colorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Spoils Panel.. (photo credit:ARCH OF TITUS PROJECT) When Steven Fine, a professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University, was a high-school student in San Diego, his Catholic art history teacher asked to do write a term paper on a "Jewish subject." ...

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  15. Watch: A Capella group details history of Jewish music in 5...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    If you've ever listened to Yiddish rap, you know that Jewish music has come a long way over the past few hundred years. Just how far? The Y-Studs A Capella group, based at Yeshiva University, has just released a new five-minute music video detailing the "Evolution of Jewish Music."

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  16. Fire NFL players for protesting? Union deals make that unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    ... as a political dissenter by a government institution and then fired by a private employer," said retired Yeshiva University historian Ellen Schrecker. "The American way of political repression is really much more firing people than throwing them ...

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  17. Julia Sands and Daniel PollackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Law.com

    ... Julia Sands, a New York attorney, can be reached at [email protected] Daniel Pollack, a professor at Yeshiva University's School of Social Work in New York City and a frequent expert witness in child welfare cases, can be reached at ...

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  18. Fire NFL Players for Protesting? Union Deals Make That Unlikely an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... as a political dissenter by a government institution and then fired by a private employer," said retired Yeshiva University historian Ellen Schrecker. "The American way of political repression is really much more firing people than throwing them ...

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  19. Malliotakis Critiques Alleged Pet-Care Crackdown, De Blasio Team...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | City Limits

    ... here . 1:00 PM - DDC Deputy Commissioner Macfarlane, DOT Manhattan Deputy Borough Commissioner Pincar and Yeshiva University mark the completion of the upgrade of West 185th Street Plaza. West 185th Street between Amsterdam and Audubon Avenues, ...

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  20. Watch: This A Cappella Group Takes Us On A Journey Through 300 Years Of Jewish MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Forward

    The Y-Studs A Capella, the all-male, Yeshiva University a cappella group that made - dare I say it? - history with their Passover-themed rendition of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and, subsequently, their Hanukkah twist on the Chainsmoker's "Don't Let Me Down" and "Closer," is back. And this time, they're bringing us something that doesn't need a clever Jewish twist - because it's the last 300 years of Jewish music.

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