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When Empowered Undergrads Ignore a ‘Victims’ Malevolence

8 Tishri 5774 – September 12, 2013
A Penn junior studying at al Quds University laments the "worldwide systems of white supremacism and colonialism," and especially Israel as the "settler-colonial apartheid state," but ignores al Quds' glorification of murderers of Israelis, Americans, teenagers and children.

Technion Ranked with MIT for Graduates Who Are High-tech CEOs

26 Elul 5773 – September 1, 2013
Ever wondered where the most successful tech CEOs get their degrees? Bloomberg Rankings has the answer. After analyzing the alma maters of 250 CEOs of...

Australian BDS Academics to Foot Legal Costs

23 Elul 5773 – August 29, 2013
Shurat HaDin argues that the support of Australian scholars of the BDS movement violates the Australian Racial Discrimination Act.

Canaanite Ritual Stone Discovered in Northern Israel

22 Elul 5773 – August 28, 2013
Researchers were able to establish that this was later a place of Jewish dwellers.

Tibetan Monks Chant Prayers for Peace in Jerusalem

21 Elul 5773 – August 26, 2013
Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival attracts array of international musicians.

Shilling for Shalom: Israel Hiring Students to Defend It Online

13 Elul 5773 – August 19, 2013
Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks, while not identifying themselves as pros, officials in Jerusalem...

Two Chassidic Yeshivas Capitulate, Will Teach Core Curriculum

9 Elul 5773 – August 15, 2013
Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

Government to Pay Students for Pro-Israel Social Media Messages

9 Elul 5773 – August 14, 2013
The Israeli government has come up with a scheme to increase pro-Israel messages on social media by offering students scholarships for taking on the...

Alabama Prof. Uncovers 2,000-Year-Old Village in Northern Israel

29 Av 5773 – August 4, 2013
”Shikhin,” in northern Israel, is mentioned many times in the Talmud. Its location had not been known until a US-led team of archaeologists found it, along with an ancient synagogue.
Hated by the powers that be, loved by the National Religious: Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu hanging around with Hebron Jews protesting evacuations from legally purchased homes.

Rabbinic Rebellion: NRP Rabbis Back Pick Nixed by AG

11 Av 5773 – July 18, 2013
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.

Thai University Apologizes for Hitler Mural

10 Av 5773 – July 17, 2013
Chulalongkorn University, a prestigious institution in Thailand, issued an apology Monday for a mural of Adolf Hitler painted outside one of its buildings. The university...
Hillel will be replacing its CEO this summer. Will the big tent philosophy stretch so far its Jewish and pro-Israel values become meaningless?

Will New Hillel Head Honcho Continue Stretching the ‘Big Tent’?

3 Av 5773 – July 10, 2013
Over the decades, Hillel has moved from being "the synagogue on campus" to encouraging Jewish students to experience and define Jewish" in their own way. Is Hillel now also telling students "pro-Israel" means whatever they want it to mean?
Archeological excavations at Tel Hazor, in northern Israel, have just unearthed a Sphinx belonging to one of the ancient pyramid builders.

Search for Strong Egyptian Leader Ends in Tel Hazor Dig

2 Av 5773 – July 9, 2013
Discovery of historic proportions: Excavations at Tel Hazor reveal one-of-a-kind Sphinx fragment of one of the builders of the pyramids.
Students and staff of the Torah Day School of Atlanta standing on the steps of the Georgia State Capitol following a school choice rally, January 2012.

Jewish Schools Advocacy Bringing Hundreds of Millions in Public Funds

25 Tammuz 5773 – July 3, 2013
Private Jewish day schools and yeshivas get hundreds of millions of dollars through tax credit programs.

A Yiddishe (Graduation) Cap

19 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
This is a graduation cap designed by Renee Wietschner, of Woodmere, Long Island, worn at Yeshiva University H.S. Girls ("Central") 2013 graduation. The unique and...

Writer: President Elect Rohani Plagiarized Ph.D. Thesis

It's doubtful that Rouhani ever attended the British university in person.

Jewish Scientists: Block Memory of Alcohol Use and Cure the Habit?

17 Tammuz 5773 – June 24, 2013
Research teams headed by a Hebrew University graduate and Tel Aviv University researchers have suggested that an experiment on rats showed that blocking their...

U of Chicago Teams up with Ben Gurion for Clean Water

The University of Chicago and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will begin funding research collaborations that apply the latest discoveries in nano-technology to create...
On Wednesday, students protested at the Mount Scopus campus the Hebrew University's decision to give a terrorist a doctoral degree.

Terrorist Receives Doctorate from Hebrew University

12 Tammuz 5773 – June 19, 2013
When Hidmi was released from prison after serving three years for his terror activities, he requested to complete his doctorate at Hebrew University.
Happier days: Evesham school board members meeting with NJ Congressman Robert E. Andrews' staff. Rosemary Bernardi is third from the left.

Evesham School Board Member Quits over ‘J Word’ Scandal

6 Tammuz 5773 – June 14, 2013
“I’m very happy she made the right decision for the community,” said the School Board President.

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