Straus Center News & Events
Lively Debate on the Media and Religion at The Straus Center (YU Marketing & Communication, 2019-06-18)On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Straus Center, the BYU International Center for Law and Religion Studies and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society co-sponsored a panel discussion titled “The Media and Religion: Trends and Challenges.”
Straus Semikha Fellows Culminate Rabbinic Seminar With Visit to Charleston, South Carolina (YU Marketing & Communications, 2018-06-11)As part of its ongoing study of the role of Judaism and Jews in Early America, the Program on Early America and the Jews at the Straus Center returned to historic Charleston in the summer of 2018, this time with rabbinical ...
A Conversation of Biblical Proportions (YU Marketing & Communication, 2018-05-02)What could be better than a night at the movies with Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and John Podhoretz? Especially when the movies are about Moses? In a pre-Shavuot event in a packed auditorium at the YU Museum, the two men ...
Finding Meaning in Modernity (YU Marketing & Communications, 2018-04-18)On the eve of Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut, Leon Kass, philosopher and bioethicist, and Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik discussed memory, patriotism, Israel, and meaning in an animated dialogue at Congregation Shearith Israel.
Faith as Protest: Remembering Rabbi Jonathan Sacks zt”l (NY, New York: Yeshiva University, 2021-10-28)The blog post reviews the legacy of chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, zt"l.