To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: February 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Kontorovich says, "international opinion is squarely against Israel, and if international law were a popularity contest, Israel would be voted off the island. But the whole point of international law is to buffer international politics, rather than serve them."
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The letter lays out a litany of concerns regarding the intimidating atmosphere for students within Brooklyn College's political science department
Posted on: February 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
A mechina is based on traditional Torah learning, but it also dedicates a significant chunk of its curriculum to developing Torah-based leadership skills and real-life tools outside of the classroom
Posted on: January 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Ironically, given its promotion of an event that would silence academics, BC's Poli-Sci department is defending its involvement in the event by invoking "academic freedom."
Posted on: January 29th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Last February, close to 3,000 people tuned in to watch YU's first-ever Torah Halftime Show.
Posted on: January 14th, 2013News & Views
The research she did for her paper alarmed her, and Valdary resolved to do what she could to fight Jew-hatred.
Posted on: January 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The model of learning draws from the tradition of like Yale, Columbia, St. John's, Oxford and Cambridge
Posted on: January 9th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Some 3,000 young Jews from around the world celebrated Birthright Israel's bar mitzvah year with a party in Jerusalem.
Posted on: December 24th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Right now, a lot of eyebrows are probably being raised as high as the champagne glasses, after Defense Minister Ehud Barak granted Ariel College his stamp of approval.
Posted on: December 16th, 2012News & Views → Global
Many Jewish school educators believe it might prove impossible to continue their programs.
Posted on: December 14th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
"Statements attributed by The Forward to Dr. Lamm, are reprehensible."
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.
Posted on: November 15th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Many Jewish day school students in the U.S. and around the world today wore either red, or blue and white to show support for Israel. Still, there are those who are determined to cast Israel as the aggressor.
Posted on: November 15th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
Photos are coming in from Australia and around the world, including the US, Canada and Israel.
Posted on: November 14th, 2012News & Views → Israel
The Resolution was introduced by Sabreen Shalabi, and seconded by Shadi Jafari, with support from Ali Abunimeh and Noam Chomsky.
Posted on: November 8th, 2012News & Views → On Campus / Education
The Jerusalem Post's Gil Hoffman told this college audience that Iran is the issue Israelis care most about. He also told them that war is the last approach Israel wants to take.
Posted on: October 24th, 2012News & Views → On Campus / Education
On university campuses, students have for the most part remained stalwart supporters of their original candidate, and the debates have merely informed and educated student voters. Still, it appears that many Zionist students are unforgiving of President Obama’s foreign policies, and demand that immediate action be taken in attending to Iran’s nuclear program.
Posted on: October 19th, 2012News & Views → Media
In response to Pamela Geller's anti-Jihad ad campaign, The Muslim Public Affairs Council is joining with Columbia University's Muslim Students Association to launch its own ad campaign "to showcase the Islamic principle of 'repelling evil with what is better' (Koran, Ch. 23, Surah Muminoon, verse 96)." MPAC says its campaign will "call on New Yorkers to stand together in opposing bigotry and hatred," in its effort "HeArt Over Hate: Repelling Bigotry through Art & Music." It's a clever play on words, but while it looks to deliver on its promise to be repellent, what MPAC and the MSA will be showcasing is support for brutal hatred, torture and violence.
Posted on: October 18th, 2012News & Views → Media
As college students prepare to hit the polls on November 6 - many for the first time - they will be considering a broad array of policy issues and party platforms. What drives young people to vote? How do they consider various issues? Does Israel play a role in the choices they make on election day? Israel Campus Beat interviewed pro-Israel students on campuses across the country to gauge the impact their support for Israel has on how they are preparing for Election Day.
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