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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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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.
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Dr. Daniel Fruchter’s turning point began with a series of questions he asked himself.
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On the heels of the Lag Ba’Omer festivities came this year’s annual Camp Dora Golding Shabbaton, which was as fun-filled and active as ever.
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LCM talmidim celebrated the eve of Lag Ba’Omer with singing, dancing, and bonfires with R’ Bamberger. The next day, basketballs and footballs went flying as inter-shiur sports competitions got underway. (Even R\' Mirsky joined in, with his shiur teammates!) Students in R’ Sacks’ shiur creamed both competitions, winning dinner at the restaurant of their choice as their prize.
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Even if this record-breaking winter might have hampered some mishloach-manos deliveries on Purim and postponed the annual Presidents Day weekend ski trip (due to frigid temperatures!) to the day after Purim, at least it meant that Hunter Mountain had some pretty awesome slopes. LCM took advantage of the last snow of the season (we hope?) with an SGO-subsidized skiing trip organized by student Eli Feder. 
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As a component engineer at Memry Corporation, Jeremy Bekritsky, LCM ’08, helps create prototypes of components from nickel titanium (nitinol) for medical devices such as heart stents, catheters, and superelastic needles.
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Students and faculty came out in force for the Lander College for Men annual Chanukah Mesibah. After Maariv and candle lighting, we came back to the Beis to hear a Chanukah shiur by Rabbi Doniel Lander on the nature of the pirsumei nisah of Chanukah in contrast to the pirsumei nisah of Purim, and then headed upstairs for the party. While listening to the unmistakable sounds of the Lander Band, we danced for upward of an hour—sometimes circle, sometimes break, sometimes interpretive—only slowing down when the arrival of the food from Carlos and Gabby’s coincided with physical exhaustion. Students danced with Rebbeim, Rebbeim danced with students and just about everyone danced with a smiling Rav Parnes, creating the type of pure, organic ruach that cannot be manufactured or replicated.
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How did you decide on a career in computer science? Is this something you always had a passion for? Experiencing the forefront of human innovation has always been something I find extremely exhilarating. For me, directly contributing to these advancements was the primary motivator for my selection of computer science. I don’t see a career as solely a means of making money, I would like to improve the world in significant and creative ways.
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On Monday afternoon, June 27, 2016, twenty-three students from the Lander Colleges—Lander College for Men (LCM), Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), and Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) were formally inducted into Touro College\'s Psi Chi Chapter.