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Question: Did Judaism influence your choice of college major, and do you see yourself utilizing your education to help the Jewish community?

 

 

 


My major will be Law. I think learning Talmud in yeshiva helped me gain an appreciation for law since it deals with arguments and intricate details and debates and that is what I love about it. I am fascinated by the fact that in law anything can be worded and interpreted to be true. I would like to focus on international law and help people make aliyah.


– Yacov Scheiner, student

 

 


My major will be Pharmacy. I want to help people by opening my own pharmacy in a Jewish community. I’ll be there to help people understand their doctors’ instructions and how to use their medicine. This is a service especially needed by senior citizens who are often alone and are timid in asking their physicians for help.


– Henry Shalough, president, student government


 

 

 


My major is Business Management. I give charity to organizations like Bikur Cholim, but I would like to be able to finance more Jewish causes, especially in Israel and those devoted to finding medical cures. I want to donate a percentage of my earnings to Israel in the future and assist Jewish not-for profit organizations.


– Ted Chattall, student

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