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President Joel Bewailing YU ‘Substantial Deficits’

Yeshiva University President Richard Joel acknowledged the school was facing “substantial deficits.” In an email to faculty and staff obtained by JTA, Joel disclosed that...

Wages of Hate: Gaza Drowning in Its Own Excrement

Normal people wouldn't celebrate this kind of misery, but the Hamas is not staffed by normal people.

Europe’s First State-Run Jewish Divinity Program Opens in Germany

Europe’s first Jewish divinity program at a state university opened in Germany at the University of Potsdam outside Berlin. The School for Jewish Theology, which...

Brandeis U Severs Ties with Al Quds over Defense of Pro-Nazi Demo

It wasn't the Nazi-like demonstration at Al-Quds, it was Sari Nusseibeh's blaming "extremist Jews" for starting a "vilification campaign" against the Arab university that severed the bond.

800 Young Russian Jews at Jerusalem Limmud FSU Festival

The festival marked the 90th birthday of President Shimon Peres, and the 100th birthday of late Prime Minster Menachem Begin.

Israelis Invent Revolutionary Alternative Fuel

Forget about ethanol, electric cars and vegetable oil as alternative, researchers at Ben Gurion University have come up with a new substitute for oil: water and good’ol carbon dioxide.

As Lieberman Retakes the Helm, Defeated Ayalon Takes YU Job

Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.

NY Superintendent Defends Schools Districts on Rampant Antisemitism

The superintendent of a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment said the district “has a long history of...

UC Jewish Prof: Civil Rights Office Rolling Back Protection for Jews

The Office of Civil Rights seems to have rolled back the recent extension of protection from anti-Jewish discrimination on campuses.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Join Faculty at YU and NYU

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK, will join the faculties of Yeshiva University and New York University

Polish Cops Arrest Man Suspected of Posing as Israeli Scholar

A 46-year-old man who pretended to be an Israeli professor was arrested in Poland for having defrauded three Polish colleges in 2010. Polish media reported...

Former UK Chief Rabbi’s Future: ‘Working With Students’

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks told an audience at Eastern College on Thursday, Oct. 24, that he intends to dedicate the rest of his life working with students. He said he wants to support and encourage students to do great things for others.

Jewish Federations Chiefs Call for Free Jewish Preschool

The leaders of the Jewish Federations of North America are calling for free Jewish preschool for every Jewish family in America. Jewish Federations CEO Jerry...

5,200 to Attend Annual Chabad Gathering in New York

Originally published at Chabad.org. Chabad Lubavitch emissaries will begin arriving in New York next week from all parts of the world for the Kinus Hashluchim—the...

Gov. Perry: Texas A&M to Open Campus in Israel

Texas A&M is set to announce the creation of a branch campus in Israel. Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Texas A&M University System Chancellor John...

Major Renovation and New Torah Scroll at Queens College Hillel

Queens College Hillel celebrates major milestones in its recent efforts to “turn commuter into community.” Traditionally attended mostly by commuters, a resurgent Hillel and...

Hecklers Flee Israeli Speaker at U of Florida

"I'm used to sitting in jail cells with serial killers, did they think I would be intimidated by some American college students?" Berko said in a phone interview on Wednesday evening with The Jewish Press.

UC-Berkeley Starting Jewish Studies Center

The University of California, Berkeley is launching a Center for Jewish Studies. The university made the announcement of the center, for which it allotted $1...

Hezbollah Goes Paranoid, Captures Israeli ‘Spy Eagle’

Israel’s enemies could start a zoo with all the animals they have caught as being spies. Now it’s an eagle’s turn to join the growing collection of Zionist animals on the front lines.

Stiff-Necked Oxford Student Triumphantly Upstages Galloway (VIDEO)

The Israeli Oxford student told virulently anti-Israel British politician George Galloway, "I don't have a question for you sir, as you can see, because I don't debate with racists." And with that, Hunter opened the Israeli flag, hoisted it up over his head, and holding it aloft and streaming behind him, he strode, stiff-necked, from the room.

Israeli Doctor Can Help Make You into a Real Man

Are you a man with no facial hair to shave? Feel like a man but look like a girl? It happens to the best of us, even a combat soldier, who now is a real man thanks to a Tel Aviv University doctor.

UC Berkeley’s Jewish Student Union Rejects J Street

The Jewish Student Union at the University of California, Berkley has denied membership to a college branch of the self-labeled “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby group...

Report: YU Hired Faculty Member Convicted Of Sex Contact with Boys

Yeshiva University hired a new faculty member convicted of inappropriate sexual behavior with boys, according to the Forward. The university, which is facing a major...

Two Jews Win Nobel Prize in Medicine

Two more Jews, both from the United States, and a German non-Jew won the Nobel Prize in medicine in Monday, while two Israel contenders...

Chinese Fund Donates $130 million to Technion

A Chinese fund, bankrolled by the country’s richest man, is donating $130 million Technion University in a joint venture between the Haifa-based university and...

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