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Training Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Opens at School of Dental Medicine

A pilot program launched by Tel Aviv University and AKIM helps students find jobs and change attitudes about people with special needs.

Astronomers Discover Giant Relic of Disrupted ‘Tadpole’ Galaxy

Tel Aviv University researchers say the discovery illuminates how and why galaxies disappear.

Hebrew U Researchers Discover Promising Treatment Against Aggressive Brain Tumors

"Not only can this breakthrough molecule kill tumor cells on its own, it has the power to help former chemotherapy-resistant cells become chemotherapy-sensitive once again.”

Eight Students in Jerusalem’s Famed Mir Yeshiva Hospitalized with Measles; Everyone in Building Immunized

Medical teams arrived at the yeshiva on Tuesday morning to immunize everyone in the building, with and without medical insurance.
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Germany Releases, Deports Moroccan 9/11 Accomplice

It took more than five years of trials and appeals for German prosecutors to finally convict Motassadeq in 2007.

Haifa U Presents Earliest Proof of Marine Agriculture 3,500 Years Ago

The size of the fish indicated a transition to marine agriculture: as of 3,500 years ago, they were down to "plate size," about one pound in weight and 15 inches in length.

Jewish Group Applauds Michigan U. Dean for Disciplining Anti-Israel Professor

John Cheney-Lippold will not receive a merit raise during the 2018-19 academic year and can't go on his upcoming sabbatical in January or another sabbatical for two years.

NYC Jewish Day Schools Outnumber All Other Independents

Jewish day school and Yeshiva enrollment in New York City has become almost as large as the entire New York City based charter school population.

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.

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.

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."

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.

Jewish American Schools Asking Israel for Financial Support

Tuition in Jewish American schools has reached $40,000 a year per child.

Jewish-Owned Chelsea Football Club, WJC, Launch ‘Red Card for Hate’

The competition will expand to Germany and France for a following round next year, in response to high-demand from soccer clubs across Europe.

Congrats, Mediterranean, You’re 100 Million Years Younger than We Thought

A new joint study by the Geological Survey, the Hebrew University, and the University of Haifa completely changes the basic conceptions by which large energy companies are looking for gas and oil in the eastern Mediterranean basin.

Extreme Leftist Israeli Jurist Elected Chair of UN Human Rights Committee

In 2013, Prof. Shany evaluated the Israeli judicial system on YouTube – we believe his views foretell a worse scrutiny of Israel by the UNHRC in the next 18 months.

CBS: 77 Thousand Israelis Received Academic Degrees in 2017

In 5777 (2016/17), 2,700 Haredim (5.3%) received their first degree, and 2.2% their second degree.

Exposé: Rejected by Camp Ramah, IfNotNow Tries the Back Way to Spread Anti-Israel Message

An inside look at 'IfNotNow' trying to influence the younger generation of American Jewry and bring 'the end of the occupation.'

Arab Students Remained Seated at Education Ministry Event while Everyone Stood for Hatikva

They did not expect the Arab school staff and students to sing the Hatikva, but they could at least respect the national anthem by standing up and not remain seated while the anthem was playing.

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