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Lapid Freezes Funding for Draft-Delayed Haredim

The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.

UN Group Compares Boycott of Israeli Academics to Nazi Practice

A UNESCO bioethics unit harshly condemned the ASA's boycott of Israeli academics.

Trust Fund of US ‘Queen of Mean’ Gives $25 Million to Haifa U

The Helmsley Charitable trust, which was bankrolled by the late hotel tycoon “Queen of Mean” Leona Helmsley, has donated $25 million to Haifa University,...

NY Assembly Bill to Punish Colleges Supporting BDS

It's fun to push back. God bless you, Mr. Silver, keep 'em running!

Jewish Harvard Law Prof Recipient of Prize for Disability Rights

The Ruderman Foundation Prize went to a global leader in extending rights to those with disabilities

Lockheed Martin to Help Launch Cyber Security Program in Israel

Lockheed Martin and EMC Corp. announced on Sunday an agreement to invest in cyber security and other technology projects based in the new Advanced...

Brandeis Paid Former President Reinharz $811,000 for Unused Sabbatical

Brandeis University disclosed that it paid former university president Jehuda Reinharz $811,000 for accumulated sabbatical leave that he never took during his 17-year presidency. The...

J Street, Marginalized in D.C., Leeching into the Hillels

J Street brazenly brazenly ignored a firm commitment to Philadelphia's Hillels. There were no consequences.

NYC Orthodox High School Lets Girls Put On Tefillin

SAR High School in Riverdale, New York, is now allowing girls to wrap tefillin during Shacharit-morning prayer, probably the first Modern Orthodox high school...

Czech Ambassador Slammed for Ariel University Visit

A Palestinian official accused the Czech Republic of violating European Union directives after its ambassador to Israel visited an Israeli university in Samaria. The visit...

Pro-Israel: ‘Intellectual Peaceniks’ v. ‘Rejectionist Idiots’?

J Street and Open Hillel claim they want openness and honesty in the discussion about Israel, but that's only for those who agree with them.

Law College Demanding Chief Rabbi Let Women Take Ordination Exams

Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

Congressional Letter: Academic Boycott of Israel is ‘Thinly Veiled Bigotry’

A congressional letter slams the American Studies Association's academic boycott of Israel as antithetical to academic freedom and as "thinly veiled bigotry." UPDATED!

Black State Senator: Academic Boycott of Israel Antisemitic

State Senator Anthony Williams introduced a Resolution into the Pennsylvania legislature condemning the ASA boycott of Israel as antisemitic.

Israel Academic Boycott Group’s Tax Status Challenged

Just as he said he would, and as The Jewish Press reported in December, Cornell Law professor William A. Jacobson has filed a challenge...

Jewish Frat Joins Conference of Presidents of Jewish Groups

The international Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), located on American campuses across the country, has been accepted as the first frat to be...

Kippa Scores Goal in Big Ten Hoop Games

Aaron Liberman of Northwestern checked in for the final minute of action against Michigan in the Wildcats’ 74-51 men’s basketball loss in Ann Arbor...

(Even More of) 2013’s Bright Pro-Israel Lights on US Campuses

So many of 2013's pro-Israel bright lights on U.S. campuses were the result of a single strong individual refusing to allow anti-Israel forces to get away with what they have for far too long on far too many campuses.

Academic Group Hosts BDS, Bars Pro-Israel Groups at Panel on Israel

The Modern Language Association does not want to listen to pro-Israel language at a discussion on academic boycotts.

Guess What: 2013 Was a Great Pro-Israel Year on US Campuses!

There were many gloriously bright pro-Israel lights to celebrate on U.S. campuses in 2013.

Wiesenthal Center’s Top Ten Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2013

Arabs, Jews, Muslims, Europeans and Americans are well-represented.

Philly Federation: Urge Your Alma Maters to Leave Group Boycotting Israel

Philadelphia Federation head calls on academic institutions to resign from the American Studies Association and urges people to call on their alma maters to condemn the ASA boycott of Israel

More US Universities Withdraw from ASA over Boycott

Two more American institutions of higher learning officially withdrew their memberships from the American Studies Association after its membership voted in favor of an...

High Court Confirms Ariel University’s Upgraded Status

In a last ditch attempt to block the granting of university status to Ariel College, some Israeli universities turned to the Supreme Court to...

Clever PR Move: Al-Quds University Offers Course on Hate Speech

Offering a summer course on hate speech that is only mentioned on its English website, is only offered in English and which focuses on "ethnic cleansing and genocide" suggests Al-Quds University is looking to score PR points but entirely unrepentant for harboring terrorist celebrations.

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