Paul Berger


New York City Changes Policy on Controversial Circumcision Rite

By Paul Berger

New York City Changes Policy on Controversial Circumcision Rite
New York City mohels suspected of infecting babies with herpes during a controversial circumcision rite will have to undergo DNA testing, according to a tentative agreement announced today between the city and ultra-Orthodox rabbis.Read More


Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp of Approval

By Paul Berger

Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp of Approval
Want to get high with your rabbi’s approval? Marijuana may soon come with a kosher stamp — but probably just for medical purposes, not your average stoner.Read More


Why Yeshiva Is Only University Out of 92 With $1 Billion Endowment To Lose Value

By Paul Berger

Why Yeshiva Is Only University Out of 92 With $1 Billion Endowment To Lose Value
92 U.S. universities have endowments over $1 billion. Yeshiva’s is the only one to shrink last year — and a Forward analysis reveals its performance under Richard Joel’s leadership.Read More


Yeshiva U. Finally Closes Deal To Shed Burden of Money-Losing Einstein Medical School

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva U. Finally Closes Deal To Shed Burden of Money-Losing Einstein Medical School
Yeshiva has finally shed the burden of money-losing Albert Einstein medical school. Does the deal mean the university can start to put a crushing fiscal crisis behind it?Read More


Yeshiva Revives Deal To Offload Einstein College of Medicine

By Paul Berger

Yeshiva Revives Deal To Offload Einstein College of Medicine
Yeshiva University has finally offloaded its costly medical school. Students learned today that Montefiore Health System will take over the operations and financial responsibility for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.Read More



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