Featured Stories tagged with "class of 2017"
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While most of us were still asleep, Steven “Lippy” Treitel’s day was already in full swing. As a commuter student in the evening program at Touro’s Lander College for (LCM), Steven would leave his home in Monsey, NY at 5:45am to make a 7am minyan at Meridian Capital Group, where he worked. Twice a week, he would then make the drive from Manhattan to Queens to take classes until 10:30pm, only to then make the hour-long drive back to Monsey.
Rabbi Mimon Mamane recalls an important lesson he learned during his second-year social work internship in the inpatient neurology service of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He was assigned to work with a woman with a curable form of cancer. Mamane, who typically worked with patients suffering from terminal forms of brain cancer, figured that this would be one of the easier of his cases. It wasn’t.