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  1. Regional Director Issues First Post-Pacific Lutheran DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | JD Supra

    It did not take long for the fallout from the NLRB's Pacific Lutheran University decision to begin. That decision, issued on December 16, 2014, announced new standards for exercise of NLRB jurisdiction over religiously-affiliated colleges and universities; and determining the managerial status of faculty members under the Supreme Court's 1980 decision in Yeshiva University.

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  2. Losing just half an hour of sleep 'can impact body weight and metabolism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... by the age of 15. Lead author of that study, Prof. Karen Bonuck, from Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York, NY, commented: "If impaired sleep in childhood is conclusively shown to cause future obesity, it may be vital for ...

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  3. Experimental Herpes Vaccine Upends Traditional Approach and Shows PromiseRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | Newswise

    Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have designed a new type of vaccine that could be the first-ever for preventing genital herpes-one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, affecting some 500 million people worldwide. By using a counterintuitive scientific approach, researchers were able to prevent both active and latent infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 , the virus that causes genital herpes.

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  4. New type of vaccine holds promise for prevention of genital herpesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Medical News

    Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have designed a new type of vaccine that could be the first-ever for preventing genital herpes--one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, affecting some 500 million people worldwide. By using a counterintuitive scientific approach, researchers were able to prevent both active and latent infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 , the virus that causes genital herpes.

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  5. YU's Samuel Schneider: Republicans Might Be Too Weak to Fight ObamaRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Israel have plagued the public profile of the relationship in recent weeks. Professor Samuel Schneider of Yeshiva University, and expert in Hebrew language and political philosophy, emphasized that Prime Minister Netanyahu was in extremely good form ...

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  6. West Africa: Potential Ebola Treatment Mechanism DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... 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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  7. 'Political Fireworks Obscured Netanyahu's Message'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Arutz Sheva got the chance to talk with Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual conference this week, where he talked about the importance of the event. According to Joel, the conference is a "cementer of Jewish identity" as it brings Jews of all stripes together for several days where they can join together in their concern for the future of Israel and the Jewish people.

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  8. Ex-envoy urges students to defend Israel NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... schools together, although only the seniors from Bruriah attended. The visit was coordinated with the Yeshiva University Honors Program in recognition of the students in both schools who were accepted into the program for next year. Ayalon, Rennert ...

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

    Mar 4, 2015 | 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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  10. For Jews, an odyssey out of the frying pan and into America's melting potRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | 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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  11. More than baby stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | 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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  12. Irving Kahn, investor who profited in 1929 crash, dies at 109Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  13. The Anne Frank Center USA is pleased to present 'Artifacts and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  14. YU PhD Students Featured in Scientific JournalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  15. As Ranks Swell But Paychecks Dwindle, Adjuncts Hold National Day of ActionRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  16. Kosher Cannabis Edibles Coming to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  17. Medical Marijuana Goes Kosher In NY: Dispensaries Seek Certification...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  18. Today Is 'National Adjunct Walkout Day.' Will It Make a Difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  19. YU Athlete Earns Second Academic HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  20. N.Y. Orthodox Rabbis Ready to Certify Medical Marijuana As KosherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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