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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.

Congress Applauded for Bipartisan Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

According to the FBI’s Hate Crime Report, Jewish hate crime victims outnumber victims of all other religious groups combined.

Watch: 18 Anti-Israel Protesters Arrested for Blowing Up Ehud Barak’s JCC Appearance

If you read the "Days of Palestine" texts and follow their slogans, that's still the main bone of contention: in the end, Israel should not exist, it should be replaced by a Palestinian State.

Education Ministry Avoids Conflict with Yeshivas Banning Haredi Soldiers’ Children

MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) said, “I receive many calls from women whose husbands serve in the army and their children are not accepted into schools or preschools, because they are always last in line.”

Trump’s Education Secretary to Visit Manhattan Orthodox Girls’ School

She is known as a "fierce proponent of school vouchers" that would allow students to attend private schools with public funding.

Brandeis Center Warns of ‘Significant and Pervasive’ Religious Bullying in US Schools

Over half of Sikh children in the US said they were bullied in school, and over two-thirds, or 67% report being bullied if they were wearing a turban.

Sharp Rise in Haredi School Graduates Enrolled in Israeli Technical Colleges

The number of Haredim who received a Mahat diploma rose 48%, from 516 in 2012 to 764 in 2017

Yad Vashem to Sign Educational Agreement with Brandenburg State, Germany

"A major challenge today is to ensure that young people will know about the Holocaust, will find it significant, and will be able to process it appropriately."

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