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Jewish colleges and universities and departments of Jewish studies may be guided by the core values of traditional religious texts, but their specific tools for survival in the post-COVID-19 era … more
Over the course of our millennial history, Jews have had many encounters with contagious diseases. Often we’re blamed for them. Maybe I’m paranoid, but I can’t help feel … more
The Touro College and University System’s medical school is offering advice on how to confront the spreading Coronavirus. The Center for Disaster Medicine at New York Medical College … more
Fifteen students from Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush competed in the New York regional division of the International Collegiate Programming Contest. The students … more
Rabbi Shmuel Klammer, a resident of Woodmere, was appointed academic dean of Touro College Israel (TCI). He will be making aliyah this summer. In his new role, Rabbi Klammer plans to develop new … more
In 1983, Italian-Israeli professor Sandra Debenedetti Stow stunned the scholarly world with an explosive article that proposed that Jews introduced pizza to the European diet. She cited Yehuda … more
Graduating seniors at Touro’s Lander Colleges marched into Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall for the school’s 45th commencement. In all, 608 graduates were awarded baccalaureate … more
Every year before Purim, my inbox and social media fill up with dire exhortations from rabbis and yeshivas warning against the dangers of celebratory excess — as if drunkenness on the … more
That the scourge of anti-Semitism remains uncured does not surprise Elyakim Rubinstein, former vice president of Israel’s Supreme Court, who said that many years ago “there was a notion … more
Touro College Graduate School of Social Work students pursuing careers in mental health networked and learned from top Orthodox professionals in the field at the 22nd annual conference of NEFESH … more
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