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Barbra Streisand, for the the first time in her life, will perform in public in Israel this week.
 

Posted on: May 20th, 2013

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

Barbra Streisand is a great singer. She also played the part of a young woman disguised as a male yeshiva student in ‘Yentl.” Soon, Hebrew U. will grant her an honorary degree in philosophy.

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Haredim protest the draft, May 16, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

The media accentuate the negative and violent acts of a very small minority, over the mature and calm behavior of the vast majority of Haredim.

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Yosef Kolko
 

Posted on: May 14th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Sheriff's officers handcuffed Kolko and took him to the County Jail.

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The international boycott has convinced Hawking to stay away from the Peres Conference, but PA leaders in the past have ignored the byoctt
 

Posted on: May 13th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Israeli Presidential Conference that Stephen Hawking is boycotting because of the “occupation” of supposed Palestinian land has drawn in the past none other than several senior Palestinian Authority officials, including one who two weeks ago said he would like to drop a nuclear bomb in Israel. Thanks to a bit of Internet homework by […]

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The headstone of Erik Weissman, one of three murdered in Waltham, MA on Sept. 11, 2011. Tamerlan Tsarnaev knew all three men.
 

Posted on: May 12th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The truth won’t let the politically correct head stay buried in the sand. The Jewish Press report two weeks ago of an ugly link between the Boston bombers and an unsolved triple murder bears fruit.

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Professor Noam Chomsky
 

Posted on: May 11th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The veteran supporter of anti-Israel causes joined British academics who shared with Hawking their disappointment with his going to Jerusalem.

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Najib Hamideh and other Students for Justice in Palestine bar students entry to Claremont McKenna College cafeteria in "Israeli checkpoint street theater demonstration," March 4, 2013
 

Posted on: May 10th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle East

The players include several perfect archetypes, and the situation is a classic one.

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Thousands of seminary students have been encourage to "join" the Women of the Wall in their Rosh Chodesh prayers.
 

Posted on: May 9th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelJerusalem

Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.

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Prof. Stephen Hawking last appeared in Israel in 2006.
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

I still like our original headline: 'Cambridge U: Hawking Health Nixed Trip – Wanna’ Buy a Nice Bridge?'

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Posted on: May 8th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The international Dan David Prize will be awarded  June 9 at Tel Aviv University to an American Jewish philosopher, a research doctor at Johns Hopkins and a French economist. The Dan David Prize awards three $1 million to individuals with proven exceptional excellence in the sciences, arts, humanities, public service and entrepreneurship that have made […]

 

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Graffiti scrawled in a bathroom in a Yale University science building threatened an arson attack on the Slifka Center for Jewish Life on the campus. The graffiti was discovered late last month but was first reported in the local media on Tuesday. A Slifka Center board member said the news of the graffiti was not […]

Prof. Stephen Hawking participated in a conference with Israeli soldiers and students at the Bloomfield Museum of Science in Jerusalem, December 10, 2006.
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Israel’s BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has invented a process that completely reverses ALS, but, sadly, Prof. Hawking, now shuns Israeli science.

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Posted on: May 5th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Saudi Arabia’s Education Ministry has warned students to steer clear of what it called “suspicious websites,” an apparent reference to the Hebrew University site that has attracted Saudi students. The ministry’s spokesman, Dr. Muhammad Al-Hayzan, said the certificates from such institutions will not be accredited by the ministry. “Students have other alternatives. One of them […]

Brooklyn College
 

Posted on: May 4th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The school has thus far failed to address this fundamental issue: Brooklyn College not only allowed, but participated in, the violation of their students' constitutional rights at an event at their school, and at which nearly a dozen school officials and employees were present.

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Posted on: April 22nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Irwin Jacobs, the founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm, is making a $133 million gift to Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology for a joint institute. Jacobs and his wife Joan Klein Jacobs said on Monday that the gift will create the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute. The funds will […]

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Brooklyn College BDS forum, Feb. 7, 2013
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The standard for judging whether constitutional rights can be abrogated is not, as the Investigators claimed in their Report, based on sincerity, but on whether or not, at the very least, there is a reasonable belief that the Four were about to disrupt the BC BDS event. The Investigators stated clearly that there was no such reasonable belief at the time the Four were ejected from the event. Therefore, based on the evidence provided in the CUNY Report, it would appear that the constitutional rights of the four Jewish pro-Israel students were violated.

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Posted on: April 18th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia Herzliya high school and is a former IDF intelligence officer. He is studying in the university’s ethics and economics program. Former Yale Student Union presidents include former U.S. Secretary of […]

The Cultural Landscape
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Cardoza-Moore questions why anyone would debate whether it's right to attack innocent people for political reasons.

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Attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of Shurat HaDin – Israel Law Center.
 

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The five plaintiffs are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.

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Jimmy Carter in front of the Israeli flag, which proves that he knows how to be photographed.
 

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

News & ViewsMedia

"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."

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