Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Jewish Law Institute will host Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik as the Fall 2014 Distinguished Lecturer on September 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Lander College for Women – the Anna Ruth & Mark Hasten School located at 227 West 60th Street in New York. Rabbi Soloveichik, who is widely known as a leading Jewish thinker, theologian and public intellectual will deliver an address titled, “Jews, Christians and the Hobby Lobby Decision.”
New York, N.Y.-- Dr. Henry Abramson, Dean of Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush, will be presenting a lecture series on 20th century Jewish personalities. Jewish History @ J, the popular weekly series, resumes October 31 and will be held on Monday nights through December 19. The lecture series is free and open to the community and will take place from 7-8 pm at Touro College’s Flatbush campus at 1602 Avenue J.
New York, N.Y. —Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS) will offer the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) on weekdays to accommodate Sabbath-observing Jews, beginning in August. This is a test of legal ethics and professional responsibility standards that aspiring lawyers must pass to be eligible for the bar in 48 states.
New York, N.Y. – Chaim Shapiro, assistant director of career services for the Lander Colleges, and three other career professionals who work with the Orthodox Jewish community, traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Matt Nosanchuk, associate director of the White House Office of Public Engagement for Jewish Outreach.
New York, N.Y. – More than 80 posters were on display at the Touro College Third Annual Research Day, an event that showcases original research by faculty and students while celebrating the contributions Touro’s researchers have made in basic sciences, clinical practice, social work, law, economics, mathematics, and public health.
New York, N.Y. — What do a poet-warrior king, a savvy military leader, and a Rabbinic scholar have in common? They are just three icons of Jewish history that will be examined in an upcoming weekly lecture series: “Israel: The Land and its People” presented by Dr. Henry Abramson, Dean of Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush.
New York, N.Y. – Touro College conferred Michael Oren, Ph.D., Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013, with an honorary doctorate at the 40th annual commencement exercises at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center on Memorial Day.