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Jewish Law Stands for Itself: A Response to The Jewish Week

Birth control, Feminism, and a Rabbi. These four words glare throughout a recent article published by the The New York Jewish Week written by Stern College alumnus Hannah Dreyfus. She addressed a shiur given by Rabbi Moshe Kahn, talmud ... Read More

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To Change or Not to Change? Questioning the Title of “The Observer”

Over the course of the year, we as editors have been confronted with an interesting question. “Why do the men comment on what is going on within the university, while the women merely observe?” The basis for this question lies in the ... Read More


The next Step towards Solving the Financial Crisis: Departments Urged to Cut Costs

Much of the recent discussion about YU’s finances has surrounded the anticipated merger between YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New York’s Montefiore Health System, an agreement which would cede $50 million of YU’s debt ... Read More

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Remembering Julia Packer z’l

On the first Monday in February, students and teachers passing through the entrance of 245 Lexington Avenue stopped to remember. On a small table rested a burning candle and photos of a fellow student and friend that most describe as ... Read More


Thoughts Every Viewer Had During This Year’s Super Bowl Commercials

The average cost of a 30-second Super Bowl commercial now runs at about $4 million (around $133,333.33 per second). And with over 100 million viewers glued to their TV screens, the cost is worthwhile for many major companies and businesses. ... Read More