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  1. Potential Ebola treatment mechanism discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

    ... from the ones generated against Ebola," says Kartik Chandran, who researches Ebola and Marburg viruses at Yeshiva University in the United States. The scope of Marburg outbreaks has so far been small compared with those of Ebola. From 1967 to 2014, ...

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  2. For Jews, an odyssey out of the frying pan and into America's melting potRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    When Rabbi Marc Angel describes his adjustment to Yeshiva University in the 1960s in new PBS special " The Jewish Journey: America ," it was neither the classes nor bustling New York City that he found challenging. It was the Ashkenazi food.

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  3. More than baby stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Crain's New York Business

    ... the organizations highlighted by "Nonprofits in search of accountability" ( Op-ed, Feb. 23 ). Yeshiva University is confronting sustainability challenges that plague many private universities with an aggressive plan that will maintain quality, ...

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  4. Irving Kahn, investor who profited in 1929 crash, dies at 109Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... a study on the significance of a stock's relative price and earnings. The Longevity Genes Project at Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York took special interest in Kahn and his three siblings, who met the definition of ...

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  5. The Anne Frank Center USA is pleased to present 'Artifacts and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | PRWeb

    ... professor of Jewish education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration of Yeshiva University, for a special workshop in conjunction with the current exhibition Artifacts and Memory: The Drawings of Nancy Patz. The ...

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  6. YU PhD Students Featured in Scientific JournalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Over the course of the last academic year, four doctoral students and one recent alumna of Dr. Roee Holtzer's Neuropsychology and Cognition Lab at Yeshiva University's Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology were listed as first-authors on articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, a rare and significant achievement for students in a PhD program. Students Jennifer Yuan, Sarah England, Janna Belser-Ehrlich and Elyssa Scharaga and recent alumna Melissa Shuman-Paretsky all published articles about their research in well-respected journals.

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  7. As Ranks Swell But Paychecks Dwindle, Adjuncts Hold National Day of ActionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Common Dreams

    ... to get and maintain teaching positions." In an interview with The Chronicle of Higher Education , Yeshiva University history professor and academic labor expert Ellen Schrecker said Wednesday's diverse range of actions was "absolutely a brilliant ...

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  8. Kosher Cannabis Edibles Coming to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | High Times

    ... a plant that grows in God's garden," said Rabbi J. David Bleich , a medical ethics expert with New York's Yeshiva University. Yet, simply getting high is "pleasure for pleasure's sake," he adds, and not conducive to being a good Jew. "I can't tell ...

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  9. Medical Marijuana Goes Kosher In NY: Dispensaries Seek Certification...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Medical Daily

    ... permissible under Jewish law while marijuana is not? Rabbi J. David Bleich, who teaches medical ethics at Yeshiva University, told the Forward that medical marijuana is "a perfectly acceptable use of a plant that grows in God's garden," while ...

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  10. Today Is 'National Adjunct Walkout Day.' Will It Make a Difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chronicle.com

    ... poor working conditions. On Tuesday, The Chronicle interviewed Ellen Schrecker, a professor of history at Yeshiva University who has extensively researched academic labor and the broader labor movement, to get her assessment of adjuncts' hopes of ...

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  11. YU Athlete Earns Second Academic HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    For the second time in as many years, YU basketball player Benjy Ritholtz named a College Sports Academic All-American. For the second time in as many years, Yeshiva University men's basketball player Benjy Ritholtz has earned one of the highest academic honors a college student-athlete can earn, as the senior has been named a College Sports Information Directors of America /Capital One Academic All-American for the 2014-15 men's basketball season.

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  12. N.Y. Orthodox Rabbis Ready to Certify Medical Marijuana As KosherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Kos

    ... marijuana because of its clear medical benefits. Rabbi J. David Bleich, an authority on medical ethics at Yeshiva University in New York, told the Forward that while medical marijuana is 'a perfectly acceptable use of a plant that grows in God's ...

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  13. New York rabbis plan to OK medical marijuana for Orthodox Jews so long as it is kosherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Mail

    ... (stock image of marijuana gummy edibles) Rabbi J. David Bleich, an authority on medical ethics at Yeshiva University in New York, told the Forward that while medical marijuana is 'a perfectly acceptable use of a plant that grows in God's garden,' ...

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  14. Kosher crop: Medical marijuana may get Orthodox Jewish approval in NY StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Russia Taday

    ... treat the recreational use much more cautiously. Rabbi J. David Bleich, an authority on medical ethics at Yeshiva University in New York, said that medical marijuana is "a perfectly acceptable use of a plant that grows in God's garden." Bleich added ...

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  15. The NLRB Appears To Clear The Path Toward Greater Unionization Of Private Colleges And UniversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | jdsupra.com

    ... nontenure-eligible faculty were managerial employees exempt from collective bargaining under NLRB v. Yeshiva University, 444 U.S. 672 (1980). In Yeshiva, the Supreme Court determined that the full-time faculty members of the university were ...

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  16. Revolutionizing Bikkur Cholim Through MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Jewish Press

    ... They are part of Music Vs. (pronounced "Music Verse"), an international student initiative whichbegan in Yeshiva University three years ago. It has quickly taken off to include nearly 25 colleges, high schools, yeshivas and seminaries across the ...

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  17. Is growing income inequity hurting Social Security?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Deseret News

    ... unger, and social inequality. She lives in New York City, where she has taught at Columbia University and Yeshiva University. more ..

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  18. In search of accountability: Nonprofits gone astrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | New York Business.com

    ... Federation Employment and Guidance Service (FEGS) declared bankruptcy. Teetering on the brink is Yeshiva University, together with its Einstein School of Medicine and its Cardozo Law School. Concurrently, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty ...

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  19. Schecter Westchester Welcomes Maccabeats For Hartsdale ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Greenburgh Daily Voice

    ... Schechter Westchester's head of school, in a press release. The Maccabeats, originally formed in 2007 as Yeshiva University's student vocal group, has a huge fan base including more than 20 million YouTube views.

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  20. Researchers identify gene that pushes normal pancreas cells to change shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... their own DNA, and proteins derived from these ... Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found a possible clue to why older mothers face a higher risk for having babies born with conditions such as Down ...

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