Featured Stories tagged with "Lander College for Men"

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Known for his keen perception and for giving really good guidance and eitzah, Lander students were excited to welcome the Kaliver Rebbe yesterday, in honor of Rosh Chodesh Iyyar. The special Rosh Chodesh breakfast featured a sumptuous feast of hash-browns, pancakes, eggs, and french-toast; and an inspiring dvar torah from the Kaliver Rebbe on how Yosef’s release from prison set the stage for the Jews leaving Egypt.
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Students, staff and rebbeim at Lander College for Men/Beis Medrash L\'Talmud gathered to say goodbye to Rabbi Berzon as he heads home to Israel to be with his family and to start a community kollel in Jerusalem. Rabbi Sacks spoke about how Rabbi Berzon is living example of someone who loves to learn and who is relentless in his pursuit of knowledge of Torah, spending day and all night in the beis medrash. A real role model for the guys, it’s a bittersweet tzeitchem l’shalom.    
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Another fun annual end-of-year Shabbaton was enjoyed by all. With sunny skies, a clear basketball court, plenty of green grass for football and soccer and pool ready and waiting, how could anyone not enjoy. Rabbi Shmulewitz, as usual, was parked by the lake, “fishing, not catching.” Students stopped by to throw out a line.
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On Wednesday, the Lander College Bioethics Society held its inaugural lecture called “M.D.: To Be or Not to Be. A Halachic Perspective.” Rabbi Dr. Howard Apfel, a board certified pediatric cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center and an expert in the field of medical ethics, spoke about whether a Jew is allowed to become a doctor. As Rabbi Apfel said at the beginning, it’s pretty obvious how he holds given that he’s a doctor, but the issue isn’t so cut and dry.
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The Touro College and University System mourns the loss of Dr. Nathan Lander, of blessed memory. Dr. Lander played a pivotal role in the growth of Touro College and will always be remembered for his deep love and commitment to Eretz Yisroel, Am Yisroel and Toras Yisroel. He was a faculty member for many years at St. John\'s University and thereafter continued to teach sociology at the Lander Colleges. Dr. Lander, who served as Vice President of Touro College until his retirement, was a leader in the establishment of Lander College for Men. His vision of establishing a college that would attract outstanding students devoted to Torah and fear of G-d has been realized.
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And remind the graduates that while they should take what they\'ve learned at Lander College for Men with them, hopefully they will never truly leave the yeshiva and will be back often to keep in touch. 
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As devout as he is smart, David Manheim knew he was in the right place when he arrived from Israel to study at The Lander College for Men.  A longtime yeshiva student, he was grateful for the school’s dual mission of challenging academics coupled with a commitment to Torah learning. “There was a tremendously positive environment among the students and a flexibility among the faculty,” says Manheim, who graduated in 2008 with a Mathematics degree. 
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To sing Hallel and praise Hashem as He should be praised, we need to truly experience the freedom of Pesach. To understand the story of Pesach, we need to step back and appreciate the big picture. But therein lies the challenge - telling the story of the Exodus, experiencing it\'s freedom and seeing the whole story. Listen to Rabbi Sacks\' pre-Pesach shiur
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A little advice from those who have just graduated from Lander College for Men. Some things they learned along the way and a warm welcome to the family.
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Touro College students at Lander College for Men, Lander College for Women and Lander College of Arts & Sciences, along with Machon l\'Parnassa, and School for Lifelong Education, celebrated their graduation at Touro\'s 39th commencement exercises at Lincoln Center. Congratulations to the class of 2013. And a very special mazal tov to Dean Robert Goldschmidt on the conferral of a much deserved honorary doctorate.