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Why Is This Seder Different From Other Seders?

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You can’t typecast the people who will be coming to Sederim run by the Flame and the Young Israel of New Rochelle. Some will be singles. Some have young families. Some will be empty nesters. Some will be bringing their extended families. Some will be Orthodox and most will not be. Some will know everything (or think they...

YU’s Sy Syms School of Business Launches Taxation Master’s Degree

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Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business announced that it will offer a new master’s degree in taxation. The one-year, 30-credit program will draw on the school’s unique expertise to place graduates on the cutting edge of today’s evolving tax world and enable them to succeed in any work or market environment.

“In a competitive job market, the technical skills and expertise in taxation, along with enhanced communication proficiency, become increasingly valuable,” said Dr. Selma Botman, provost and vice president for academic affairs at YU. “The faculty has designed this program to address the tax fundamentals as well as the latest developments in an ever-changing tax...

YU and WLCR Plan Makor College Experience

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Beginning this fall, a new partnership between Women’s League Community Residences (WLCR), a lifespan social services organization, and Yeshiva University will make a Jewish collegiate experience accessible to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Called the Makor College Experience, the three-year, non-degree program enables young men with intellectual disabilities to become a part of the YU community on the University’s Wilf Campus as they gain skills, explore opportunities and transition to a life of independence. Students in the program will begin their day immersed in a special Judaic studies program in YU’s batei midrash (study halls), then take self-contained courses...

AMIT Bar Ilan Enjoys Second Win in National Cyber Competition

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Ramat Gan, Israel—For the second consecutive year, students from AMIT Ginsburg Bar Ilan Gush Dan Junior and Senior High School for Boys won first place in the Junior High division of the national cyber championship, which was run last week by the Ministry of Education. In addition, a team of  ninth-grade students from AMIT Wasserman High School in Be’er Sheva won third place in the programming division.

The Cyber ​​Championship is a unique program in which students learn the basics of cyber, programming and computers. After a quarter of a million children and 1,900 schools (grades 3 through 12) participated in preliminary competitions between the schools, 270 schools were...

Help a Young Woman Achieve Her Dream

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Adi Goldman of Raanana, Israel, is a charming, personable young woman who dreams of attending medical school. For Goldman, however, fulfilling this dream goes beyond merely graduating from college with good grades and taking the MCATs.

Goldman, the niece of Jewish Link staff member Simon Worman, and her family lived in Los Angeles, California, until 2004, at which time her father suffered a near-fatal heart attack. Aside from the sheer terror of it all, the experience took a huge financial toll on the family, since Goldman’s father was left unable to work and with massive medical bills. To ease their burden, the family decided to move to Israel, the father’s birthplace, where...

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