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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.

Student Spotlight: Staining Slides and Learning Daf Yomi

November 22, 2021

Pre-med student Neema Soleimani shares how his religious observance has evolved over time, his life at Lander today, and his future career as a doctor.

The Path to Med School Begins at Touro

November 17, 2021

Zvi Goldman discusses the potentially life-changing research he is collaborating on and the many opportunities at Lander College for Men (LCM) that are ensuring he is well-prepared for medical school and, ultimately, a career in medicine.

Lander College for Men Student Details 5 Ways to Maximize Your Return to Campus

October 05, 2021

Congratulations! You survived a year of online classes, Zoom meetings, video calls, and virtual interactions! Whether you enjoyed the freedom of learning from home or missed interacting with friends and professors, now, with the end of summer and a fresh new school year approaching, it’s time to transition to the new normal.

Providing Help and Hope to Parents and Children

September 20, 2021

Jonathan Meyers (Lander College for Men ’05) talks about his challenging — and rewarding — role at Metro Children’s Services and shares his advice for those interested in pursuing a career in child development.

LCM Student Chosen for Prestigious Internship

August 06, 2021

Mendy Antelis from Touro’s Lander College for Men was offered a coveted spot in the highly competitive “Gateway to Dentistry” internship program at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine this summer. Chosen from among thousands of applicants, Antelis talks about his incredible experience and how Touro helped ensure he was well-prepared.