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New Book Offers Emunah Essentials from Torah Personalities

November 28, 2022

In his new book Great Jewish Faith, Rabbi Moshe Bamberger gathers wisdom from a millennium of Torah personalities to help navigate modern challenges with serenity and belief.

Leading a Team at Johns Hopkins Hospital

November 16, 2022

Dani Sova, Lander College for Men ’08 and Interventional Pain Management expert at Johns Hopkins Hospital, talks about his career journey and the daily rewards of his role. He also discusses the importance of finding a niche in the medical field and how Touro helped him succeed.

Learning for Life at Lander College for Men Beis Medrash L’Talmud

September 19, 2022

Students who spend a year or two learning in Israel post high school often feel that is where they grow to become their best selves. Many are concerned they will lose their momentum when they return to begin what their parents may call “real life.” Rabbi Yonason Sacks, Rosh HaYeshiva of Touro’s Lander College for Men Beis Medrash L’Talmud is passionate about helping his talmidim continue their personal and spiritual growth trajectory once they touch down in the States.

A Passion for Building a Business from the Bottom Up

July 20, 2022

At Lander College for Men, where Avi Horowitz graduated in 2003, he played tennis with his Judaic studies rabbi and had a close relationship with one of his finance professors. Both men became trusted mentors.

An Astute Legal Mind

May 25, 2022

Beneath Yonaton Rubin’s low-key demeanor is a highly motivated scholar and an astute legal mind. In his first semester, Yonaton excelled in an upper-level course on the Supreme Court and the Constitution. The practical experience with legal writing, arguing and reading solidified his desire to become a lawyer.

Yeshiva High School Students Face Off in National Halachic Debate

April 05, 2022

When is it okay to share a secret with which you were entrusted? The answer may seem obvious but consider the stakes. What if breaking your promise saves a life, avoids embarrassment or protects someone from financial malfeasance? Students from six yeshiva high schools debated this question at the Model Beis Din Competition hosted by Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM) at the Lander campus in Queens this past Sunday.

Lander College for Men Celebrates Chag Hasemicha

March 08, 2022

The theme of the evening was mesorah as 350 people gathered to celebrate with the honorees and applaud the achievements of 26 young men who received rabbinic ordination at Touro’s Lander College for Men Beis Medrash L’Talmud Chag Hasemicha. Family members, alumni, rebbeim, supporters and honorees came together to recognize, reflect and rejoice at the Gala Dinner which was held at Terrace on the Park this past Sunday.

Senior at Touro’s Lander College for Men Wins Powered by Sefaria Contest

March 02, 2022

Gershon Binder, a senior at Touro’s Lander College for Men, was named grand prize winner in this year’s Powered by Sefaria contest. The contest invites the Jewish developer community to use Sefaria’s free digital dataset of Biblical texts to improve the landscape of online Torah learning. Participants are challenged to combine the latest technology with the digitized and translated ancient texts. Binder, 25, of Kew Gardens Hills, created Sefaria Chavrusa, a bilingual text-to-speech feature for online learning, as his winning entry.

Touro’s Lander College for Men Celebrates Musmachim and Honors Community Leaders

February 10, 2022

Lander College for Men—Beis Medrash L’Talmud (LCM) will hold a Chag HaSemicha Ceremony and Gala Dinner to honor 24 musmachim and community leaders. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 6 at 5 p.m. at Terrace on the Park in Queens, New York.

A Day in the Life of a CPA

November 30, 2021

Ira Suss, LCM ’14, shares his professional journey from Lander to Perelson Weiner LLP, how the pandemic changed his life and role for the better, and how Touro provided the personal attention and pathway to achieve his goals.