Featured Stories tagged with "LAS"

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Students at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush are sharing their love of science with children in local hospitals.
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With the start of the new academic year, male students at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush signed up for their classes and met with their academic advisors on September 6. We spoke with several attendees about their ambitious plans for their college careers and their hopes for the future.
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Isaac Kassin, of Brooklyn, spent five years in Mikdash Melech in Ramat Shlomo, Israel, after graduating high school. Eager to ensure his growth in learning continued, Kassin joined LAS and will be continuing his Jewish studies at Mikdash Melech’s Flatbush location.
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Each week in the Warsaw Ghetto, Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira (1889-1943), known as the Aish Kodesh, delivered Divrei Torah to his followers and fellow citizens. Despite the mounting horrors, Rabbi Shapira urged his followers to remain steadfast in their faith and drew lessons of strength from the weekly Torah portion. Realizing that he might not survive, Rabbi Shapira gave the copies of his sermons to the Jewish historical society Oneg Shabbat, who buried it underground. Despite offers to spirit him out of the ghetto and later, a work camp, Rabbi Shapira refused and was killed with his followers in 1943.
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Yehoshua Bochner wears many hats: He’s a Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) alumnus. A Ph.D. candidate at Fielding Graduate University of Psychology. Adjunct professor at LAS. Husband. Father of five. Bobov Chasid (his shtreimel—a literal hat, that one!)
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A Ba’alat Teshuva graduate of Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush will be spending next year as a kiruv educator.
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After 46 years of uninterrupted service, Dr. Emil Kon, professor of chemistry at Lander College for Arts and Sciences in Flatbush and Lander College for Women—The Anne Ruth and Mark Hasten School in Manhattan and one of Touro’s founding faculty members— will finally be taking a sabbatical.
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The first female Hasidic judge in the state of New York is a proud graduate of Lander College of Arts and Sciences. 
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Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) summa-cum-laude graduate Martin E. Friedlander, Esq., a prominent attorney who specializes in Family and Matrimonial Law, recently lectured at "The Jewish Community Confronts Violence and Abuse" conference at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem in December 2014.
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We often take for granted that glass ceilings have been shattered and gender opportunities in America have been rendered equal. But truth be told, certain scientific fields remain disproportionately populated by men. Some of this can be explained by innate psychology itself, although it’s also partly attributable to stubborn institutional bias and stereotypes.