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  1. New York's Program for Jewish Genetic Health and Montefiore Health...Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Newswise

    NEW YORK, January 21, 2015 -New York metropolitan area Ashkenazi Jewish women and men aged 25 and older can now opt to undergo testing for the three common Ashkenazi Jewish BRCA founder mutations at a fraction of the commercial price, thanks to a new, philanthropy-based initiative from the Program for Jewish Genetic Health , a not-for-profit organization affiliated with Yeshiva University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine , in conjunction with Montefiore Health System . This initiative, the first of its kind in the United States, makes this testing available to all Ashkenazi Jewish individuals, regardless of their BRCA-related cancer histories or their insurance/financial situations, both of which have been barriers to date.

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  2. Dr. Eric Segal, Director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... Dr. Eric Segal: Dr. Eric Segal received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY. He completed his Pediatric Residency at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore - Bronx, NY and then went on to ...

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  3. Q&A: Chabad.Org Editor Earns Second Place in International Bible ContestRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... were 13 semifinalists, and the competition was already pretty stiff. Yair Shahak, who teaches Hebrew at Yeshiva University in New York, came in first place, and I and another fellow tied for second; the three of us went on to Israel for the ...

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  4. Check out these 5 startups from AngelPad's 8th batchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | VentureBeat

    ... continue on with them once they move out. CourseLoads is currently piloting its service with students at Yeshiva University in New York City, but it'll be interesting to see how it fares on other campuses. Kickstarter and Indiegogo helped a lot of ...

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  5. VBL Therapeutics Announces And Nominated To Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... in Economics and Public Policy from The George Washington University and a B.Sc. in accounting from Yeshiva University. Vascular Biogenics Ltd., operating as VBL Therapeutics, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, ...

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  6. I envision a Kiruv approach perceiving a world filled with Godliness instead of issues to be avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    ... (neutral) music if you wish, so long as no explicit prohibition is transgressed. From four years spent at Yeshiva University, including a few years prior, although there are lengthy books to explain this movement in greater detail, this is what I ...

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  7. Poor metabolic health increases risk for postmenopausal breast cancer irrespective of BMIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York, and colleagues at multiple other institutions. "Obesity is a significant risk factor for a number of types of cancer ...

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  8. Want to improve worker productivity? Do thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | 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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  9. GOP Mega-Donor Sheldon Adelson Funds Mysterious Anti-Iran Pressure GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Nation

    ... resolution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear program. The Las Vegas Sands CEO also told an audience at Yeshiva University in October 2013 that Obama should launch a pre-emptive nuclear attack on a swath of uninhabited Iranian desert (the first use ...

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  10. Grand Historic Venue Now Offers Kosher WeddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... storic Venue, which Gross said he had never set foot inside. Sandler said she is planning to reach out to Yeshiva University, local synagogues and other organizations in the Jewish community to turn five weddings into many more.

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  11. The HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Slate Magazine

    ... you can treat everyone else as harshly as we did in the past," said Alexander Reinert, a professor at Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law, who helped the New York Civil Liberties Union in pressuring New York State to pass age-oriented reforms ...

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  12. GOP Mega-Donor Sheldon Adelson Funds Mysterious Anti-Iran Pressure GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Nation

    ... resolution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear program. The Las Vegas Sands CEO also told an audience at Yeshiva University in October 2013 that Obama should launch a preemptive nuclear attack on a swath of uninhabited Iranian desert (the first use ...

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  13. Doctor of Dung: Lawrence Brandt Teaches Med Students the Ins and Outs of Fecal TransplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Village Voice

    A 70-year-old former Army doctor and current gastroenterology professor at Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Brandt says he was derided as a quack in the Aughts for performing a treatment that helped patients even as it disgusted everybody else. Fecal Microbial Transplants aim to introduce healthy bacteria into a sick person's gut by taking feces from a healthy donor and injecting it into a patient suffering from gastrointestinal disorders.

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  14. Higher Education Alert: NLRB Announces Two New Standards Favorable to Faculty UnionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... more than thirty years ago in NLRB v. Catholic Bishop of Chicago , 440 U.S. 490 (1979) and NLRB v. Yeshiva University , 444 U.S. 672 (1980). But, as exemplified by the two dissenting opinions in Pacific Lutheran and particularly the strongly worded ...

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  15. Higher Education Alert: NLRB Trend in Easing Unionization Continues with Recent DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... a new gloss on the Supreme Court's seminal decision concerning NLRA coverage of faculty members, NLRB v. Yeshiva University . (Proskauer represented Yeshiva University in that case, which the high court decided in 1980.) The Board will now find that ...

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  16. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing crime in the world, despite awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | 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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  17. Following lifestyle guidelines may reduce risk for certain cancers and for overall mortalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... observational study--the largest of its kind--by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and its NCI-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center, found that sticking with the guidelines seems to significantly reduce the ...

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  18. Yeshiva Fellowship Turns 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    With more than 150 alumni in an array of professional and communal careers and 15 stellar new graduates taking the reins this fall, Yeshiva University's Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Adam Neuman and Meirah Shedlo of Baltimore have been selected for this year's cohort.

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  19. Following American Cancer Society's guidelines can help reduce cancer risk: StudyRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... observational study--the largest of its kind--by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and its NCI-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center, found that sticking with the guidelines seems to significantly reduce the ...

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  20. Mistaken Identity On TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... GigaOm, The New York Times, Business Insider, Mashable, and PC Magazine. I hold a BA in Economics from Yeshiva University. You can reach me at Ataub24(at)gmail(dot)com. In May 2010 I joined a startup called Aviary. My first boss was one of the ...

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