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Taking the Toll out of Taxes

February 04, 2014
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When Touro College students ended their training in late January, they became qualified to perform what for many is a daunting task.

Lander College Junior Wins Stock Market Challenge with 28 Percent Return

February 03, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Aaron Benia, a junior at the Lander College for Men (LCM), won the school’s fall semester Stock Market Challenge, his third victory in the last four contests. A psychology major with a minor in marketing management, Benia had an incredible 28 percent return on investments.

Touro Community Remembers Dr. Bernard Lander on Fourth Yahrzeit

January 30, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – The Touro College community gathered at Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim on Motzei Shabbos, Jan. 25th to commemorate the fourth yahrtzeit of Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, founder and first president of the Touro College and University System.

Distinguished Historian to Lecture on “Jews in Shanghai During the Holocaust" at Touro Law

January 30, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y - Dr. Pan Guang, Vice Chairman and Professor of Shanghai Center for International Studies and a leading authority on the Jews of China, will deliver a lecture at the Touro Law Center entitled, “Jews in Shanghai During the Holocaust” on Monday, February 10 at 12:30 P.M. The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.

John Santucci Justice Scholarship Established at Touro Law

January 29, 2014
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the establishment of the John Santucci Justice Scholarship created with a gift of $100,000 donated by Tom Santucci ’83 and friends and family in honor of his father John Santucci former District Attorney of Queens County. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a rising second year student who demonstrates a commitment to perseverance and personal integrity.

“Judaism Examined: Essays in Jewish Philosophy and Ethics” Published by Touro College Press

January 23, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College Press today announced the publication of a new 518 page volume on Jewish philosophy and ethics by Dr. Moshe Sokol, dean of the Lander College for Men, professor of philosophy and a faculty member of the Graduate School of Jewish Studies.

Touro Law Receives $40K from Hagedorn Foundation for Training in Community Justice Center

January 14, 2014
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that the Hagedorn Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to support immigration law training and legal services through Touro Law’s incubator in Hauppauge, the Community Justice Center (CJC). The funds will enable Touro Law alumni practicing in the CJC to receive intensive training on representing clients with immigration issues in order to prepare them to represent clients in a law-bono fee arrangement.

Irving Montak Contribution Brings Campus Expansion to Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush

January 08, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – The Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS) has purchased a new facility at 2002 Avenue J to accommodate the changing needs of its growing student body. A hub of Jewish life in Brooklyn, LAS has been a vibrant and important part of the Orthodox community, contributing to the fabric of its life and educating generations for professional studies and careers. Irving Montak, who resides in Brooklyn, contributed a major gift to name the annex the Irving Montak Building. His gift will facilitate the modernization of the annex building for academic purposes.

Professor Jennifer Koestler of New York Medical College Awarded $25,000 Grant From Arnold P. Gold Foundation

January 08, 2014
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Touro College is pleased to announce that The Arnold P. Gold Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to Jennifer Koestler, MD, FAAP, associate professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College (NYMC), for her project, entitled: “Deliberate Humanism: A Longitudinal Mentoring Curriculum.”

Statement on ASA Boycott of Israel’s Universities, by Dr. Alan Kadish

January 02, 2014
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The American Studies Association’s (ASA) boycott seeks to censor professors and researchers from prestigious universities in an Orwellian display of political bullying that demeans the academic integrity of ASA’s members. I am dismayed that men and women engaged in education and scholarship claim they are serving the public good by obstructing academic interaction with a country that has demonstrated one of the highest per capita rates for publishing scientific papers and filing patents. Moreover, Israel’s scientists and innovators have created many of the technological and lifesaving medical advances we enjoy today.