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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...

Tel Aviv University to Set up Life Sciences Center in China

Tel Aviv University and China's Tsinghua University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for strategic cooperation in innovative research and teaching, with an investment...

When Empowered Undergrads Ignore a ‘Victims’ Malevolence

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

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

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

Researchers were able to establish that this was later a place of Jewish dwellers.

Tibetan Monks Chant Prayers for Peace in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival attracts array of international musicians.

Shilling for Shalom: Israel Hiring Students to Defend It Online

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

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

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

”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.

Rabbinic Rebellion: NRP Rabbis Back Pick Nixed by AG

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

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...

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

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?

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