Featured Stories tagged with "Lander College for Women LCW"

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What does it mean to be a Jewish woman? This was the question pondered by Hanah Brasch in her speech to the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) during the Chair’s Dinner this past Sunday. As it does each year, Touro sponsored a session – this one focusing on energy – at the plenum. And, as traditional, a student is chosen to speak. This year the honor went to Hanah, a student and recipient of the Presidential Scholar award at Lander College for Women.  Her journey to Judaism and as a Jewish woman stresses the need to “bring hands together” among the women of her faith, as outlined in her speech:
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Surrounded by family, faculty and staff, Lander College for Women graduates gathered one last time as students at the school. Before donning cap and gown to walk the few short blocks to the commencement ceremony at Lincoln Center, the Dean, Dr. Marian Stoltz-Loike spoke to the crowd of 150, addressing the graduates, firing them up to remake the world and leave their mark on it. Judging from the decorations on some caps, it’s a message that’s been imbued in them throughout their stay at LCW and one they’re eager to take on.
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New York, N.Y. – For as long as she can remember, Raphaela “Raphi” Abramson has been bothered by inequality. Whether that inequality expressed itself as racism or an income gap didn’t matter, it got under her skin.
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As the Lander College for Women/Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School Class of 2014 graduates, faculty and staff look forward to seeing the mark these newest alumna will leave on the world, and wish them well. 
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Rabbi Elihu Marcus was remembered at a memorial service on Oct. 9, as a kind, caring man who inspired his students to greater heights of Torah learning and Jewish observance during the time he taught at Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW).
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Hadassah Buchwald-Pawlak grew up in Poland, unaware of her Jewish roots. But  when communism crumbled, Buchwald-Pawlak’s mother told the 11-year-old they would be moving to Israel.
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It’s lunch hour at Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW). So who would give it up for another “class?”
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Ruth Haokip came from India, a member of B’nei Menashe, “the children of Menashe.” Jin Jin grew up more than 1,700 miles away, in Kaifeng, China.
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June 27, 2013 – In a festive and intimate celebration, 14 students from Touro College’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS), Lander College for Women (LCW), Lander College for Men (LCM), and New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) were inducted into the college’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, an honor society for those studying history.
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New York, N.Y. – Eli Weinstein attended his first National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) program when he was in seventh grade. The program made a big impact on his life, “creating a love and excitement about Judaism,” according to the Lander College for Men (LCM) senior.