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Ban on American Flag Vetoed by UC Irvine Student Govt Leadership

17 Adar 5775 – March 8, 2015
Sanity prevails: leadership of UC Irvine student government vetoes ban on American and other flags

2 Islamic Holidays to Close NYC Public Schools Next Year

14 Adar 5775 – March 4, 2015
Two Islamic holidays have officially been added to the New York City public school calendar, closing schools on those days starting next year.

New Study: Jewish, Pro-Israel Students on US Campuses Not ‘Legitimate’ Victims

5 Adar 5775 – February 23, 2015
Anti-Semitism on U.S. campuses is widespread, perhaps because Jews are not seen as legitimate victims.

Divest Harvard Plans Week Long Spring Protests (not About Israel!)

1 Adar 5775 – February 20, 2015
Divest Harvard plans week of protests - and it's not about Israel.

Earthquake Preparation Day

27 Shevat 5775 – February 16, 2015
If it's not missiles, then it's earthquakes, or at least being prepared for missiles and earthquakes.

Educating the Leaders of Tomorrow

The interdisciplinary center has created an educational system that combines academic tuition with a strong commitment to social issues.

Efrat Nursery, Kindergarten Teachers Learning Self-Defense

12 Shevat 5775 – February 1, 2015
Nursery and kindergarten teachers in Efrat learn self-defense techniques but hope they won't need them.

Israel-Japan Researchers Teaming on Autism and Brain Research

2 Shevat 5775 – January 21, 2015
Israeli and Japanese researchers are teaming on a project to learn how autistic spectrum disorder develops in the brain.

Likud Runs 3rd behind Herzog-Livni and Jewish Home in Poll of Students

28 Tevet 5775 – January 19, 2015
The younger generation is decidedly left-wing and right-wing.

Florida Philanthropists Donate $2.8 Million to Tel Aviv University

25 Tevet 5775 – January 16, 2015
Florida philanthropists Dr. Morton and Cynthia Levitt have donated $2.8 million for a scholarship fund for medical education at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine...

Duke Reconsiders: No Minaret on Cathedral, No Call to Prayer Broadcast

In an aboutface, Duke University will not place a minaret on its cathedral or broadcast the Muslim call to prayer.

The New Anti-Semitism: Chesler Forces Our Eyes to See, Our Ears to Hear

21 Tevet 5775 – January 11, 2015
When Phyllis Chesler first published The New Anti-Semitism more than a decade ago, it was a glowing lamp in the darkening night. Since that time, The Jewish...

Anti-Israel Resolutions Fail at American Historical Association

14 Tevet 5775 – January 5, 2015
Historical academic association rejects effort to castigate Israel for allegedly denying Arabs "academic freedom" and "right to education."

Brandeis President Responds to Campus Imbroglio over Murdered Cops

8 Tevet 5775 – December 29, 2014
Brandeis president condemns those who expressed no sympathy for slain NYPD officers, ignores campus bullies who attacked student journalist.

A War of Words (Some More Accurate Than Others) at Brandeis

7 Tevet 5775 – December 28, 2014
Free speech for haters but not for those who quote the haters, according to Brandeis students.

Update: Bayit Yehudi Finally Has the Education Ministry – and Turns it Down

3 Tevet 5775 – December 25, 2014
Bayit Yehudi, or its predecessor, the Mafdal party, hasn't held the Education Minister's portfolio since 1999.

Ban on Interfaith Teen Dating Lifted by United Synagogue Youth

United Synagogue Youth teen board members are told ban is lifted on dating non-Jews, but "important" to date within the faith.

Hebrew University to Close for Christmas

2 Tevet 5775 – December 24, 2014
Hebrew University will give its students the day off on Christmas for the first time ever. There will be no classes on Thursday, Dec. 25,...

PM Netanyahu Competes in International Bible Quiz

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu competed with others Tuesday in the fifth International Bible Quiz in Jerusalem.

Hebrew Univ. Study Links Fear of Terror with Risk of Death

1 Tevet 5775 – December 23, 2014
A faster-beating heart as a result of fear of terror increase the risk of heart disease, researchers report.

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