Featured Stories tagged with "new students"

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LAS Student Shlomo Zelefsky has a career in mind: oral surgeon. “It’s a combination of medicine and dentistry and has some of the best aspects of both,” he said. “It also gives you a flexible schedule.”
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Aaron Birnbaum said it was an easy decision to join the LAS family. “Everyone goes here,” he said.
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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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LAS student Manny Marcos isn’t one for light-reading. The last book he read for fun? The collected works of the philosopher and logician Ludwig Wittgenstein. “It showed me how language and logic are connected,” Marcos explained. Marcos attended Shaare Torah for high school and is currently learning at Mikdosh Melech.
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Simcha Lev is a member of the Ger Chassidim and a proud student of Touro.
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LAS student Joseph Klarberg has seen the first-hand benefits of LAS’s flexible class schedule. During a 150+ mile bike ride with Bike 4 Chai, Klarberg befriended a fellow rider who offered him a job in a physical therapy clinic. Klarberg managed to work full-time at the clinic while remaining committed to his education at LAS. He graduates this year and plans to apply to Touro’s School of Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy program with more job experience than many of his fellow applicants.
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Tzvi Scharf, of Brooklyn, said that LAS was recommended to him by a family member who had a positive experience at the college. Scharf intends to pursue a career as a nursing home administrator. “It’s a career where you can make a decent living but you’re not chained to your desk,” he said. “You’re helping people.”
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Aaron Yaghar attended Chaim Berlin before going to Israel to study at Mikdash Melech. “I chose LAS because I wanted to continue my learning and I wanted to be part of a Jewish establishment,” he said. Yaghar is currently a student at Yeshiva Yad Yosef in Brooklyn.
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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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More than 210 women signed up for their first classes at Lander College for Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush. Students—hailing from Brooklyn, Queens, Monsey, Lakewood, Passaic, Long Island, seven other states and four countries (Australia, Canada, Israel and Gibraltar)—met with academic advisors and learned about the various majors the college offers. The room was abuzz with a steady murmur of students thinking about their future.