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Hillel Explains When ‘Open Hillel’ Will Result in Disaffiliation

If an "Open Hillel" hosts an event that contravenes the Guidelines, that will trigger disaffiliation.

Open Hillel at Vassar Because ‘Israel Haters Are People Too’

Vassar's Jewish Union couldn't bear to bar Israel-haters from its "open and welcoming space!"

Mandela Grandson at Brandeis Disses US, Israel, Insults China

Mandela's grandsons are heirs to a lofty legacy, but ignorance about other cultures is problematic.

SFSU Student Continued Posting Violent Threats Against IDF, Jews

Knife-wielding and loving former SFSU student still wants to kill Jews, and is presumably still in Bay area

Israeli Schools Thank US Academics for Solidarity Against Boycott

Israeli academics thanked the American academic leaders who condemned the ASA anti-Israel boycott.

Disgruntled Employee Planned to Bomb U. of Washington Hillel

Hillel director Rabbi Oren Hayon told the Los Angeles Times that he did not believe the attack was anti-Semitic.

Yeshiva Student Admits to Writing Antisemitic Graffiti

A Long Island yeshiva student was charged with repeatedly scrawling antisemitic graffiti inside a commuter train station. Jonathan Schuster, 18, a senior at Priority-1: Torah...

House Bill to Slap Financial Penalties on anti-Israel Boycotts

Academic boycotts of Israel are Anti-Semitic; American taxpayers must not be forced to be complicit.

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...

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