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Posted on: May 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
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, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
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 […]
Posted on: May 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Israel’s BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has invented a process that completely reverses ALS, but, sadly, Prof. Hawking, now shuns Israeli science.
Posted on: May 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
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 […]
Posted on: May 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
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.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel
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 […]
Posted on: April 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
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.
Posted on: April 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel
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 […]
Posted on: April 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Cardoza-Moore questions why anyone would debate whether it's right to attack innocent people for political reasons.
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The five plaintiffs are seeking at least $5 million in compensation. The hard cover edition cost $27.
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News & Views → Media
"Neither Cardozo nor YU are honoring Jimmy Carter."
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News & Views
I will come, at my own expense, to debate Jimmy Carter on Carter's own human rights record. If Cardozo will have me, I will come and provide the students, the administration and anyone else that is interested, with a first rate debate about the meaning of human rights and they can decide whether what Jimmy Carter has done, constitutes human rights or human wrongs.
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Coalition of Concerned Cardozo Alumni, however, looked at Carter's "lifetime of work" and rather than see something worthy of an award, they saw a record of slandering Israel.
Posted on: April 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The student government of the University of California at Riverside has overwhelmingly rescinded a decision to divest from Israel following an appeal from pro-Israel activists. The Associated Student Government’s Student Senate on Wednesday voted 10-2 to cancel the March 6 resolution that called on the school to withdraw funds from companies that did business with […]
Posted on: March 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
The Hillel board was conned into believing that Breaking the Silence was needed to amplify the tintinnabulation of hatred already ringing across U.S. campuses from such groups as the BDS movement and the annual Israel Apartheid Week hate fiestas.
Posted on: March 13th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
This is what presidential contempt feels like. Let's all get used to it.
Posted on: March 8th, 2013News & Views
Even Jewish student leaders expressed their disapproval of what amounts to childish pranks and one-sided information filled with inaccuracies, a welcome change from the past and from the situation at many other campuses.
Posted on: March 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, was the first college in the United States to admit women into coeducational classes, and one of the first to admit non-white students. It’s reputation is first and foremost as a liberal school with “progressive values.” But over the past few weeks a string of incidents that attack the sensibilities […]
Posted on: February 28th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Technion University researchers have announced they are developing a new process that might be able to restore vision to the blind by using a special projector that works around the damaged retina. In an article in Nature Communications this week, the researchers explained they have developed a light-sensitive protein that is injected into the eyes […]
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