Post Tagged with: "Yeshiva University"

Asher Lovy in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Sept. 21, 2014. (Photo by Claudio Papapietro, via Tablet)

Jewish Community Debates Suicide, Quietly

Brooklyn, Health, In the News, Jewish September 29, 2014 at 6:37 pm

While there is more awareness of mental health issues in the Jewish community, there is still some reluctance to deal with issues such as suicide directly, because of concerns about stigma and Jewish law, reports Tablet Magazine.

Baruch Herzfeld, founder of Zeno Radio, which allows immigrants to connect to radio stations from their home countries. (Photo by Rachel Bryson-Brockmann/Voices of NY)

‘Entrepreneur’ Links Immigrants to Radio Stations Back Home

Baruch Herzfeld founded ZenoRadio, which allows homesick immigrants to hear news and music from back home.

William Rapfogel was charged with stealing from Met Council. His predecessor Dovid Cohen (right), resigned his current job running Jewish ambulance service Hatzolah. (Photo courtesy of the Met Council via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Scandals Tarnish Some Jewish Charities

Jewish, New York, Social Services October 23, 2013 at 2:43 pm

Experts believe that better oversight and shorter leadership tenures can deter fraud and mismanagement at Jewish charities, reports Josh Nathan-Kazis in The Jewish Daily Forward.

Audobon Hotel, expected to open by the end of this year. (Photo by Claire Pires via Northattan)

Not for Tourists Hotels Reach the Heights

Housing, Manhattan October 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Washington Heights will see its first hotel by the end of the year with another slated for next year, reports Northattan. But they are not aimed at tourists.

Joy Ladin's new memoir chronicles her transition from male to female. (Photo by Lisa A. Ross via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Review: A Gender Transition at Yeshiva University

Culture, LGBTQ March 29, 2012 at 12:19 pm

The Jewish Daily Forward reviews the new memoir by a Yeshiva University professor, Joy Ladin, who transitioned from male to female.