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Rabbi Soloveichik giving a tour of the MET Museum
The Straus Center hosted summer seminars for high schoolers on Torah and Western Thought, featuring lectures, discussions, and cultural explorations in New app City.
Pictured: the Jerusalem Synagogue in Prague
At the Association for Israel Studies conference in Prague, Dr. Neil Rogachevsky presented on the Herut Party debates following the founding of the state of Israel. ​​
Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought summer seminar in England
From June 2nd to June 6th, 2024, the Straus Scholars of the Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought participated in a summer seminar in England. The program featured leading diplomats, writers, academics, and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis. The first session was a lecture by the…
Straus Center
This summer, the Straus Center Impact Office will be supporting several Straus Scholars and other top YU students as they pursue exciting professional advancement opportunities in the fields of politics, policy, journalism, academia, and Jewish advocacy.
Feldman
Adina Feldman (SCW '26) is a Straus Scholar majoring in Psychology. Over the course of the 2023-2024 school year, Feldman was active on and off campus, pursuing a variety of unique extracurriculars and professional enrichment opportunities.
Gano
Daniel Ganopolsky (YC ’24) is a Straus Scholar majoring in political science. In the spring of 2024, he interned at the New app City Family Court, and was supported by a grant from the Straus Center’s Impact Office.
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Tziporah Pinczower (SCW ’26) is a Straus Scholar majoring in political science. In the spring of 2024, she interned at Agudath Israel of America, and was supported by a grant from the Straus Center’s Impact Office.
mirvis lecture
On May 7th, the Straus Center hosted its annual Rabbi Allan Mirvis Lecture, which took place at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan.
Mike Doran
Straus Scholars Yaakov Willner (YC ‘25) and Gavriel Buchwald (YC ‘26), respectively president and vice president of YU’s Alexander Hamilton Society chapter, organized an event featuring national security expert Dr. Michael Doran.
Stuart Halpern
On Sunday March 31, the Jewish Center held a book launch for The Promise of Liberty, a newly released Haggadah by Straus Center Deputy Director Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern and Jacob Kupietzky.

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