Touro College has been working with Long Island Cares to ensure that members of our local community have something to be thankful for this year!
Reverence and love for Jewish books, as vehicles of transmission of sacred teachings and knowledge and expanding consciousness (mogen gedolut), is found throughout Jewish law and custom. Many great rabbinic sages note the importance of cherishing Jewish texts, as illustrated by the following remarks: Continue reading
Are you a Touro College professor? Then chances are you’ve published some sort of work, whether it is a book or a journal article. You may have even had an exhibition of your artwork, or gotten a patent. If this is the case, we’d like to include your work in the Touro College Faculty Publications Database. Continue reading
Showing gratitude to United States Veterans and service members is just the beginning of how Touro College – New York supports our military men, women and families. The Touro College Veteran’s Program was created to help our service members realize their educational goals. This program allows military veterans, active service members, National Guardsmen and the Reserves, as well as their dependents, the opportunity to continue their education.
Kristallnacht means the “Night of Crystal” or “Night of Broken Glass” 1). It refers to the anti-Jewish attack instigated by the Nazis that took place throughout Germany and Austria from November 9th-10th, 1938. The name comes from the broken glass that resulted from smashed-in windows in Jewish-owned shops, buildings, homes, and synagogues 2. Continue reading
The LibGuides system has given Touro Libraries a one-stop location to highlight a handful of the best bets for researching a variety of subjects, but it also allows us to provide more in-depth coverage in our areas of expertise. Continue reading
When the Touro Business Library first opened at 65 Broadway in 2009, the World Trade Center site was still in its early stages of construction. Being only a few blocks from the site, the staff at 65 Broadway has had the great opportunity of seeing the World Trade Center blossom and grow daily before our eyes. It has been interesting to see the transition as the WTC has become revitalized. Continue reading