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UC Berkeley Responds to Pressure, Suspends Anti-Semitic Course

The course learning objectives made it clear that a key goal of the class was to encourage students to accept unquestioningly the false and defamatory idea that Israel is an illegitimate settler colonial state.

Violent Police Raid in Benjamin Yeshiva Ends in Injuries to Minors

Honenu says police used threats against the minors who were being interrogated, and refused to inform their parents.

Quebec Bill 59 Seeking to Protect Muslims by Quashing Free Speech

A petition to "Stop Quebec Bill 59" says the bill "criminalizes criticism of Islam and anything considered an Islamic practice (Honor killings, honor rape, female genital mutilation, female oppression, and beating of wives and children)."

Australian School Apologizes for Student Who Greeted Jewish Visitors Dressed As Hitler

"In a busy school, this student did go to a respected staff member said 'is this OK?' and the staff member said 'yes,'" the principal explained.

1,500 Year Old Stable Exposed in Negev Canyon

The one-meter thick layer of droppings that was found leaves no room for doubt that donkeys, sheep and goats lived there in antiquity.

NYC Lawmakers, Educators and Advocates Calls for Halal, Kosher Public School Lunch Options

Advocates, lawmakers and educators are banding together to call for Halal and Kosher lunch options for students in New York City public schools.

Revolutionary Inclusion Classes opens in Jerusalem

Dozens of smiling pre-school and kindergarten youngsters filed into a revolutionary new inclusion class, which integrates both special needs and typical children in the same classroom environment.

Jewish, Muslim High School Students Marked for Death in Duncan, South Carolina

A student at the high school reported the death threats to authorities Friday evening; they included pics of weapons and neo-Nazi images.

Jewish Agency Program Connects Israeli and Diaspora Schools

The Global School Twinning Network was awarded the Jerusalem Unity Prize for its work in promoting unity between worldwide Jewish communities and Israeli society.

Report: IAF Trained with Pakistani, UAE Air Forces

A senior IAF official said said the Americans downed Israeli planes in dogfights, "but we downed them, too."

Netanyahu, Bennett, Open 5777 School Year in Northern Public School

Netanyahu and Bennett were welcomed by the school's 200 students in Hebrew, Arabic and English.

Israeli Ministers Advocate for Better Incorporation of Zionism in School Curriculum

Israel's prime minister and education minister agree on the need to instill comprehensive Zionist values in the nation's school curriculum.

Haifa University Predicts Arrival of Jellyfish in Israel Using Sea Temperature and Lunar Cycle

Jellyfish caused a cascading blackout in the Philippines in 1999, and damaged the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in California in 2008. Clogging can stop desalination plants and ship engines.

Operation Safari Rescuing Gaza Beasts Completed at Erez Crossing

Over the last two years, the ministry transferred lions, a horse and other animals.

Bennett Touts Education Ministry’s Service to Kindergartners, Special Ed

Bennett pledged that his ministry would combat ethnic discrimination in the enrollment process of all educational institutions, particularly the ultra-Orthodox.

TAU Researchers Decipher Malignant Melanoma

Study pinpoints when melanoma cells metastasize to the brain months before they develop into fatal tumors.

Australian Jewish College Director Suing over Claims She Pressured Abuse Victims Not to Complain

Back on February 11, 2015, the Australian ABC network reported on Nechama Bendet's testimony to the Royal Commission that day, admitting it was a mistake that Yeshivah College had never apologized directly to Manny Waks, a student who had been sexually abused by a guard.

Coming Home: Jewish Secondary Schools Opening in Düsseldorf, Munich

On May 19, 1943, Germany was declared Judenrein (clean of Jews), with no Jewish high schools. Now we're back to three, and counting.

More Than 100,000 Students in NY Jewish Day Schools, Yeshivot

The 2015-2016 school year saw a breakthrough of more than 100,000 students in Jewish schools in New York City.

Hebrew University Launching Israel’s First Wine Making Course

An innovative boutique program offers professional training in growing, producing and analyzing wine, as well as winery management.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Rare Roman Period Frescoes Discovered in Galilee

The New finds precede the earliest mosaics discovered at the site by a hundred years.

Orthodox Jewish Teen Girl to Try for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

IDF: Free Degree For Released Combat Soldiers

The new measure will pay for two thirds of the soldiers’ education while the last third will be paid for by the soldiers’ post-military grant.

Israel Resolves to Track Down, Deport & Ban Entry of BDS Activists

Lawmakers are cracking down on activists loyal to the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement who work to delegitimize Israel.

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