Featured Stories tagged with "Lander College for Women"

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What does it mean to be a Jewish woman? This was the question pondered by Hanah Brasch in her speech to the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) during the Chair’s Dinner this past Sunday. As it does each year, Touro sponsored a session – this one focusing on energy – at the plenum. And, as traditional, a student is chosen to speak. This year the honor went to Hanah, a student and recipient of the Presidential Scholar award at Lander College for Women.  Her journey to Judaism and as a Jewish woman stresses the need to “bring hands together” among the women of her faith, as outlined in her speech:
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Flowers weren’t the only things blooming around the Lander College for Women campus this April – students were spouting beautiful lines of verse in honor of National Poetry Month. The celebration, which included the recital of Shakespearean sonnets in nearby Central Park, concluded with a Poetry Favorites Reading organized and led by English major and LCW student, Layah Schreiber.
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Dozens of women from more than 10 schools across the New York area hacked it together during Lander College for Women (LCW)—The Anne Ruth and Mark Hasten School’s third annual Hackathon.
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A native of the Philippines, Raya Gilan isn’t your typical student in a small Jewish college in Manhattan. Then again, the more you hear her story the more you realize that almost nothing about her is typical. 
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Hometown: Chicago, ILHigh School: Ida Crown Jewish Academy
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Major: EnglishClass of 2016
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We’ve been spending the last few months at LCW getting to know our newest students. From photography to foreign affairs and finance, the freshmen class has big dreams for their futures. Take a look and learn about some of their backgrounds, career goals, and why they chose LCW.
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High School: Yeshiva University Los Angeles (YULA) Seminary: Midreshet Tehillah Major: Biology 
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Ms. Esther Rosenfeld, a proud member of the Touro College staff and a Lander College for Women—the Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) alumna, gave a fascinating lunchtime lecture yesterday entitled “Capes & Courage: What it takes to be a Jewish Superhero.” Ms. Rosenfeld’s shared modern myths, timeless tales, and stories about the American Jews who created the superhero comics widely known and loved.
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The evening began with a sneak preview of the LCW Drama Club’s upcoming fall 2015 production of Joseph Kesselring’s 1944 play “Arsenic and Old Lace,” performed by LCW student actresses Chaya Bernard, Chani Altman, Neeli Rhodes, and Yael Goldstein in costume. A dark comedy about two elderly spinster aunts who poison single men, “Arsenic and Old Lace" is directed by President of the Drama Club Chaya Bernard and will be performed in its entirety fall 2015.