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Bomb Threats Lead to Evacuations at JCCs in 5 States

25 Shevat 5777 – February 20, 2017
In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.

Cornell Immunologist: Male Circumcision Raised through Educating Religious Leaders

The WHO team hypothesized that male circumcision could be increased if religious leaders were taught about its advantages, and become well versed enough to discuss it with their congregations.

BDS Agitators Disrupt UN Envoy Danny Danon at Columbia U. [video]

18 Shevat 5777 – February 14, 2017
"The people of Israel will never leave the Land of Israel," UN ambassador Danny Danon announced at Columbia University.

Home Front Command Holds Nationwide Earthquake Drill

18 Shevat 5777 – February 13, 2017
The drill is part of the Israel Defense Forces' annual training exercises for the nation.

Natan Sharansky Travels to Africa for ‘Jewish Peace Corps’

17 Shevat 5777 – February 12, 2017
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky is spending this week meeting with Jews and non-Jews in Africa.

Israel in Space: Satellites The Size of Milk Cartons

Israel is launching two civilian satellites into space, neither of them little more than the size of a carton of milk.

Leket Israel Launches Tu B’Shevat Project, Sayeret Tapuz

14 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.

Haifa U. Iran Expert: Trump’s Comments on Iran a Step in the Right Direction

11 Shevat 5777 – February 7, 2017
Dr. Shahvar explains that the Iranian regime interpreted Obama’s policy as being weak and feeble. Only a strong and threatening policy will lead Iran to refrain from escalating its actions.

Columbia U Rates ‘Worst US College for Campus Anti-Semitism’

10 Shevat 5777 – February 5, 2017
In a poll on anti-Semitic incidents on campus, Columbia University has rated as the worst for US Jewish students in 2016.

Sarah Silverman Calling for Military Coup Against Trump

7 Shevat 5777 – February 3, 2017
And so, the hysterically funny Sarah Silverman is now forever branded with her link to fascistic goon squads using violence to blow up events to which they object.

Cisco CEO Updates President Rivlin on Integrating Haredim, Arabs

6 Shevat 5777 – February 2, 2017
The President welcomed Robbins warmly and thanked him for providing opportunities for Israelis across the country.

Canadian School Rescind Boycott of Israeli Applicants over ‘Illegal Settlement Activity’

5 Shevat 5777 – February 1, 2017
'It’s really sad to hear that a place that takes pride in taking students from across the world would behave like this.'

Likud Members Also Want Naftali Bennett In Their Party

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
Education Minister Naftali Bennett turns out to be a man much in demand: party members in both the Likud and in his own party enjoy his presence.

Gov. Cuomo Resisting President Trump’s Travel Ban [video]

State University of New York officials are trying to deal with the unexpected effects of Trump's order on the system's 64 campuses with their 320 students from the seven forbidden countries.

Cabinet Reviews 25 Years’ Progress in Diplomatic Ties With China and India

3 Shevat 5777 – January 29, 2017
"Our position is becoming stronger due to our technological, military and intelligence capabilities."

Israeli Academics Purchase, Save Peruvian Amazon Forest

'Within less than a year, we’ve managed to show that it’s possible to save species and protect the earth through crowdsourcing, thanks to lots of caring people.'

Fordham University Bans ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Hate Group

Fordham University has stepped up to fight hate, denying the hate group "Students for Justice in Palestine" a foothold at its New York City institution, unlike CUNY.

UK Jewish Students Ask For Protection, But Students Union Nixes Their Rights

29 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
A London university campus is becoming an unsafe place for Jewish students, says a group that monitors anti-Semitism in Britain.

New Study: Israel No Longer a Priority for Many Jewish-American Voters

The self-image of American Jews, along with their self-perceptions, cosmopolitan approach, and value systems all developed before the birth of Israel.

With So Many People Looking to Shut Up Rabbi Pruzansky, He Must Be Doing...

Two years and a few months later, some of the good rabbi's blog post's recommendations have been adopted as policy by the Netanyahu government.

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