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Michigan U Professor: Sorry, Abigail, Must Obey Academic Boycott Against Israel

The university statement said “it is disappointing that a faculty member would allow their personal political beliefs to limit the support they are willing to otherwise provide for our students.

Madison U. Student Council Issues Ice Cream Manifesto Fighting the Forces of Beef

We can't help but wonder if this might not represent yet another sign for the end of civilization as we used to know it.

13,000 Year Old Brewery Discovered in Mount Carmel Cave

A microscopic examination two of the three craters showed microscopic remains of starch grains that underwent morphological changes which correspond to changes in starch during fermentation.

Trump Administration Reopens Rutgers Anti-Semitism Investigation Dropped by Obama WH

“The facts in this case, many of which were disregarded by the previous administration, are troubling.”

Campus ‘Anti-Semitism Tracker’ Unveiled

Free access now available to a Library of photos and videos documenting anti-Semitic incidents.

Tel Aviv University #8 in the World for Most Venture Capital-Backed Entrepreneurs

The new ranking is one spot up from last year, while TAU remains the only non-American university in PitchBook's top ten.

Jewish Ethicist Says Sanctioning ‘Anti-Vaccine’ Parents Justified But Not Effective

"Such sanctions will likely have limited impact upon parents who are so swayed by incorrect information.”

UK Cans Math Dept. Head over ‘Israel Should Be Wiped Off the Planet’ Post

"Mr Harpreet Singh is prohibited from teaching indefinitely and cannot teach in any school, sixth form college, relevant youth accommodation or children’s home in England."

Strike Ends, School Year Begins for Israeli Preschools, Daycare Centers

The new agreement will “improve the quality of care for infants and correct an injustice for the care providers,” says Social Services Minister Haim Katz.

North American Students in Israel for Postdoctoral Research via STEM Scholarship Program

The Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program sends 5 postdoctoral students to Haifa U’s Marine Science and Mathematics departments, emblematic of the school’s distinguished record.

Education Minister Bennett: Israeli Students are ‘All My Children’

“Every child in the State of Israel deserves an excellent education and fair opportunity. We must remember that arguments within the family are fine and healthy, as long as we always remain a family."

Netanyahu Celebrates New School Year with Gush Katif Refugees

A month and a half ago, many residents of Yad Binyamin marked the 13th anniversary of their expulsion from Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip.

2.3 Million Israeli Children Start School

They will be cared for by 194,000 teachers.

7 Arrested in New York Yeshiva Funding Scam

The funds were to be allocated to pay for consultants, vendors and services as well as to purchase video conferencing equipment for yeshivas.

Israel Ministry of Education, European Union Launch ‘Twinning’ Project

"Twinning projects are part of deep official relations between the EU and Israeli government ministries and agencies."

3000-Year-Old Droppings Reveal How Man Improved the Savannah

Haifa University's Prof. Ruth Shahak-Gross says Savannah shepherds were not harmful to the ecosystem, and instead enriched and diversified the ecosystem.

Hebrew U. Drug Trials Show 50% Cure Rate in Lab Mice Acute Leukemia

BioTheryX recently bought the rights to this promising drug from HU’s technology transfer company Yissum.

Israeli Scientists Say Smartphones May Help Predict the Weather

Tel Aviv University researchers say data could be harnessed to forecast flash floods and other natural disasters.

Blue Eyed Blondes Invaded Israel 6,500 Years Ago: DNA Study

"This study of 22 individuals is one of the largest ancient DNA studies carried out from a single archaeological site, and by far the largest ever reported in the Near East."

15 Yeshivas Suspected of Cutting Secular Studies Refused to Let Investigators In

New York State Law requires nonpublic schools to provide instruction "substantially equivalent to that provided in public schools."

NYU Offering Free Tuition to Medical School Students

School officials cited a shortage of researchers and primary care physicians due to rising tuition as the reason for the decision.

New Bill Would Force Parents to Vaccinate Children

"Every parent knows perfectly well how viruses jump from one child to the next in kindergarten."

Haifa U: Disabled at Higher Risk of PTSD due to War, Terror

28% of people with disabilities who were exposed to war and terror were particularly at risk of developing post-traumatic symptoms, compared to 11% of people with disabilities who were not exposed.

Report: Israel-Related Incidents Far More Likely to Create Hostile Campus Environment

University administrators have generally been far less likely to adequately address Israel-related incidents than they have acts of classic anti-Semitism.

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