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  • Yale student at Connecticut hospital being tested for Ebola

    October 16, 2014 | 12:34 pm

    A Connecticut hospital is testing a Yale University student with Ebola-like symptoms who traveled to Liberia last month and a preliminary diagnosis could come in as little as two hours, Governor Dannel Malloy said on Thursday.

    The patient is one of two Yale University graduate...

  • Yale chaplain quits in wake of letter blaming Israel for rising anti-Semitism

    September 8, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale University, resigned in the wake of his letter to The New York Times that blamed rising anti-Semitism in Europe on Israel.

    The Episcopal Church at Yale issued a statement on Sept. 4 announcing that Shipman, “on his own...

  • “The Dead Sea Scrolls – A Biography” – Book Review and Recommendation

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    July 9, 2013 | 7:13 pm

    If you have ever wondered what is so significant about the Dead Sea Scrolls, arguably the most significant archeological discovery of the 20th century, and would like a handbook to explain it all, this book by Dr. John J Collins, Professor of Old Testament Criticism and...

  • Craig Zobel’s ‘Compliance’ and the Holocaust-inspired Milgram Experiment [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 15, 2012 | 3:26 pm

    Craig Zobel’s controversial new film “Compliance” revolves around a prank caller, impersonating a policeman, who manipulates employees at a fast food restaurant into sexually assaulting a co-worker—a plot based on dozens of jaw-dropping, real incidents that have occurred...

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  • Yale to launch new anti-Semitism program

    June 20, 2011 | 11:11 am

    Yale University is launching a new program for the study of anti-Semitism, the school’s provost said in a statement.

    Monday’s announcement by Peter Salovey of the creation of the Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism comes less than three weeks after the university said the...

  • Judaism 101: everything we need to know

    By Jo Kay

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    What is Jewish literacy? What does it mean to be Jewishly literate? Who is an educated Jew?

    Paula Hyman, professor of modern Jewish history at Yale University, wrote in an issue of Sh'ma, "There has been no consensus on the issue of 'Who is an educated Jew?' for more than 200...

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