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“Judaism Examined: Essays in Jewish Philosophy and Ethics” Published by Touro College Press

January 23, 2014

New York, N.Y. – Touro College Press today announced the publication of a new 518 page volume on Jewish philosophy and ethics by Dr. Moshe Sokol, dean of the Lander College for Men, professor of philosophy and a faculty member of the Graduate School of Jewish Studies.

Lander College for Men Announces Winners of Jacob Goldfinger Memorial Mathematics Contest

June 25, 2013

New York, N.Y. – Martin Rubin, a sophomore at the Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR) in Riverdale, N.Y., won first prize at the fourth annual Jacob Goldfinger Memorial Mathematics Contest at Touro’s Lander College for Men (LCM). Rubin was the second-place winner in the 2012 competition. The contest was created to broaden and enrich Yeshiva high school students’ knowledge of mathematics and enhance their mathematical creativity.

Mendel Friedman Named Valedictorian of Lander College for Men

June 18, 2013

New York, N.Y. – Mendel (Mendy) Friedman of West Rogers Park in Chicago was named 2013 valedictorian of Lander College for Men (LCM) and was one of the student speakers at the Lander College commencement at Avery Fisher Hall, held on May 26th.

Lander College for Men Hosts 200 Students for Yeshiva Science Olympiad

April 11, 2013

New York, N.Y. – Approximately 200 students from 13 Jewish high schools around the Tri-State area participated in the annual Jewish Education Project-Lander College Yeshiva Science Olympiad. The team from Torah Academy of Bergen County won first place in the competition with the highest aggregate score in 12 events, with Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy (SAR), Ramaz and North Shore Hebrew Academy rounding out the top four spots.

Nathaniel Yankelev Named Valedictorian for Lander College for Men

June 07, 2012

New York, N.Y. – Nathaniel Yankelev of Philadelphia, PA, has been named the 2012 valedictorian of Lander College for Men (LCM).