Featured Stories tagged with "Lander College for Men"

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Lander College for Men (LCM) graduate Dr. Baruch Berzon knows how important each second can be.
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Andrew Weinberger’s brother was one of the first graduates of Lander College for Men. He’s keeping to the family tradition and he’s currently a biology major at the college. Weinberger performed research at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal; he also shadowed an emergency room doctor and spent ten days in Russia with Touro’s Summer Program in Moscow.
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It\'s been a long, hard winter. But if this weather\'s good for anything it\'s producing great skiing conditions. And so last motzei shabbos almost 40 guys boarded a bus at 1:30 A.M. and headed for the slopes of Killington, VT for a student government-subsidized ski trip. The lodge opened as the bus pulled in at 7 A.M., and we davened and ate breakfast before taking our skis and snowboards to the mountain. As the first ones on the lift, one gondola had an impromptu kumsitz on the way up. Some guys mastered moguls, others black diamonds and most of us wore snow-covered ski masks by mid-morning. It was a happy, weary group that gathered back at the lodge for mincha and dinner after the lift closed, and  after boarding the bus, we promptly fell asleep. 
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The celebrations started early for Lander College for Men/Beis Medrash L\'Talmud (LCM) faculty, staff, graduates and parents with a pre-graduation reception to shep nachas. Rabbi Sacks pointed out to the parents in his divrei bracha, "We view you as mechutanim (in-laws); we share a vested interest in these boys."


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On Sunday, just before the graduation ceremony, Lander College for Men hosted an awards reception to celebrate the occasion. Dr. Mark Hasten, Chairman of the Board at Touro College, gave a warm welcome; Rav Yonason Sacks, Rosh HaYeshiva of Beis Medrash L\'Talmud offered divrei bracha and using a debate in the Talmud about Pesach Sheni, Rabbi Dr. Moshe Sokol, dean of Lander College for Men, explored the three great challenges of leadership and responsibility Lander graduates will be called upon to meet as they leave the halls of Lander and go out into the world. Roles and responsibilities he knows Lander College for Men has prepared them for well.
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And remind the graduates that while they should take what they\'ve learned at Lander College for Men with them, hopefully they will never truly leave the yeshiva and will be back often to keep in touch. 
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Lander College for Men (LCM) celebrated its largest graduating class to date on May 29. More than 300 friends and family members joined the 61 graduates at a special reception and awards ceremony held at the college’s campus before heading to Lincoln Center for Commencement.
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On the morning of May 31, 2015, Lander College for Men (LCM) graduates celebrated their upcoming Commencement with family and friends at the awards ceremony and banquet for the class of 2015.
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The cold is unrelenting, but we refused to let it put a damper on our Purim celebration. We got off to a rollicking start, barely waiting for alumnus Melech Berlove to finish reading the Megillah on Motzei Shabbos before breaking into spirited dancing in the Beis. While the cafeteria was being set up for the chagigah, students took to the streets of Kew Gardens Hills, dancing, singing and collecting tzedakah. Over the course of the week we raised a few thousand dollars for members of the community who could use a little help.
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At 26, he’s the youngest member of the New York State Assembly. Elected in November of 2017, Rosenthal (D-Flushing) has had a long term interest in politics and government and traces his career path to his days at Touro’s Lander College for Men.