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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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On Campus
A talk given by a former IDF Spokesperson at Brandeis University was the subject of an event described very differently in separate op-eds written by students
 

Editor Deleted Post of J Street U Students’ Misconduct

Posted on: December 10th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

A J Street U student was rude and disruptive during a campus event at Brandeis, wrote about the event omitting relevant details, then asked an editor to remove someone else's blog post describing his behavior because it might affect his "future employment."

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The "Open Hillel" movement chafes at Hillel's guidelines
 

Students Angered by Hillel’s Pro-Israel Standards

Posted on: December 9th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Some Hillel students reject Hillel's standards and partners. But they still want Hillel funds for their (anti-Israel) activities.

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Former IDF Spokesperson Captain Barak Raz was rudely heckled by J Street U activists, who showed up late, did not understand his talk and accused him of lying. Embarrassing…
 

J Street Activists Defame Former IDF Spokesperson

Posted on: December 5th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

They were disruptive and rude, after arriving more than an hour into the event.

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Tumblr page of Mohammad G. Hammad, president of SFSU-funded General Union of Palestine Students
 

Did SFSU Student Post Selfie with Knife: ‘I Want to Stab an Israeli Soldier’

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

It appears the president of a university-funded student group at San Francisco State boasted how much he loved his knife and that it made him want to stab an Israeli soldier.

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MEMRI video of demonstration at Al-Quds University on Nov. 5, 2013
 

Did Palestinian Media Fabricate ‘Israeli Attack’ on University?

Posted on: December 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

Despite Nusseibeh's claim and a Ma'an report, 40 Arab Palestinians were not shot by Israelis, there were no tear gas canisters thrown nor were any sound bombs used.

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Arab students from the Birzeit University cover their faces during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Atara checkpoint close to their university as they protest against Israel's military action on the Gaza Strip. November 19, 2012.
 

US Academic Group May Boycott Israeli Universities

Posted on: November 29th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

The academics decry the "Israeli Occupation" as harming the academic aspirations of Palestinian Arabs, yet prior to the "Occupation" there wasn't a single Arab university in Gaza or the "West Bank"

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Haverford College sponsored a leg of the fundraising tour for Anarchists Against the Wall on Nov. 24, 2013
 

US College Sponsored Speakers: Israelis Kidnap, Torture Arab Children

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Israel markets itself as a global leader in counter terrorism and counterinsurgency, but it can only do so, claim the Haverford College-sponsored speakers - because they use the "West Bank" and Gaza as labs and the Arabs as their experimental mice.

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Harvard Students Apologize for Blog on Jews and Jesus Killing

Posted on: November 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

The student-run Harvard Ichthus Christian blog website apologized for an anonymous post by a Jewish convert to Christianity who wrote that Jews deserve to be persecuted for killing Jesus. The apology was issued on Friday, and the original post that was published last Wednesday has been removed from the site. “(W)e sincerely apologize for breaching […]

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Brandeis University President Fred Lawrence was dissatisfied with Al-Quds President Sari Nusseibeh's "apology."
 

Brandeis Removes Al Quds’ Nusseibeh From Ethics Center

Posted on: November 21st, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Two days after severing its connections with Al-Quds University following its president's "unacceptable and inflammatory" verbal attack, Brandeis University also removed the Al-Quds President from the Advisory Board of a Brandeis Center for Ethics and Justice

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President Joel Bewailing YU ‘Substantial Deficits’

Posted on: November 21st, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

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 the measures taken to shore up finances at the New York City university following the financial crisis in 2008 have been insufficient. “We intended to achieve a balanced budget by […]

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The Hamas government pushes 3.5 million cubic feet of raw sewage into the Mediterranean Sea daily. Gaza is sinking into an environmental catastrophe with dead bodies lying in the sewage flooded streets soon to follow.
 

Wages of Hate: Gaza Drowning in Its Own Excrement

Posted on: November 21st, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

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

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

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

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 launched Monday, is being called a groundbreaking development in the German university system, which until now has only subsidized Catholic and Protestant theological training programs. Islamic programs also were introduced […]

Fred Lawrence, president of Brandeis University and Sari Nusseibeh, president of Al-Quds University
 

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

Posted on: November 19th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

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.

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Group photo
 

800 Young Russian Jews at Jerusalem Limmud FSU Festival

Posted on: November 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

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

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Israeli researchers have come up with a revolutionary alternative fuel that could do away with gasoline and substitutes, such as ethanol.
 

Israelis Invent Revolutionary Alternative Fuel

Posted on: November 17th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

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.

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Former Deputy Foriegn Minister Danny Ayalon (L), in the role of a witness against his boss, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman (R) who is looking at him meaningfully.
 

As Lieberman Retakes the Helm, Defeated Ayalon Takes YU Job

Posted on: November 12th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

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.

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NY Superintendent Defends Schools Districts on Rampant Antisemitism

Posted on: November 11th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

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 acceptance and tolerance.” Joan Carbone, superintendent of the Pine Bush Central School District 90 miles north of New York City, acknowledged in a statement issued Sunday that the school is getting […]

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Tammi Rossman-Benjamin teaches at UC Santa Cruz. She filed a Title VI Complaint in 2009, and an appeal in 2013
 

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

Posted on: October 31st, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

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

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Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
 

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks to Join Faculty at YU and NYU

Posted on: October 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

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

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Polish Cops Arrest Man Suspected of Posing as Israeli Scholar

Posted on: October 27th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

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 that the man, identified as Mariusz K., was arrested last week in Krakow, where he fled when the case came to light. In Krakow, he had grown a long beard, […]

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