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There are a multitude of reasons to study political science. One can, in fact, apply their degree toward a career in governmental office. Or, they can use it as the foundation for law school. Some people just want to know how the “system” works before they go out into the real world and try and find their niche. As for Chicago native and current Toronto-area resident Tamar Becker-Weisbrod, she simply wanted to make a difference, and after completing her undergraduate tenure in Poli-Sci at Touro’s Lander College for Women, acquired her Masters in Public Policy and Administration at Toronto’s Ryserson University. Today, she’s a Policy Advisor for the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. That trajectory isn’t exactly how she pictured it in grade school, but the result is precisely what she’d been aspiring for.
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: