To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: February 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
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 Academy of Lawrence-Cedarhurst, in Cedarhurst, N.Y.,was charged with the crimes on Thursday He admitted to using black marker to write anti-Semitic statements, often including expletives, on eight occasions since December […]
Posted on: February 6th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Academic boycotts of Israel are Anti-Semitic; American taxpayers must not be forced to be complicit.
Posted on: February 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.
Posted on: February 4th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A UNESCO bioethics unit harshly condemned the ASA's boycott of Israeli academics.
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Israel
The Helmsley Charitable trust, which was bankrolled by the late hotel tycoon “Queen of Mean” Leona Helmsley, has donated $25 million to Haifa University, which will use the funds for undersea robots and automated vehicles and undersea laboratories for its new Mediterranean Sea Research Center. Her name became more widely known for her including her […]
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
It's fun to push back. God bless you, Mr. Silver, keep 'em running!
Posted on: January 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The Ruderman Foundation Prize went to a global leader in extending rights to those with disabilities
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
Lockheed Martin and EMC Corp. announced on Sunday an agreement to invest in cyber security and other technology projects based in the new Advanced Technologies Park at Ben Gurion University . The official launch ceremony for the agreement will take place tomorrow in Tel Aviv on Monday at the CyberTech 2014 International Exhibition and Conference. […]
Posted on: January 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
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 payment was part of a $4.9 million lump sum payment Reinharz received Jan. 2 as deferred compensation, according to a statement issued by Brandeis. The amounts paid were set aside […]
Posted on: January 24th, 2014News & Views → Israel
J Street brazenly brazenly ignored a firm commitment to Philadelphia's Hillels. There were no consequences.
Posted on: January 20th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
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 in the U.S. to do so, reports The Boiling Point, the online student newspaper of Shalhevet High School in LA. Two girls were granted permission to wrap tefillin and wear a […]
Posted on: January 18th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
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 last week by Ambassador Tomas Pojar to the University of Ariel, located in the largest Israeli settlement in Samaria, was a first for an EU ambassador, according to the Jerusalem […]
Posted on: January 17th, 2014News & Views → Israel
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.
Posted on: January 16th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.
Posted on: January 10th, 2014News & Views → Israel
A congressional letter slams the American Studies Association's academic boycott of Israel as antithetical to academic freedom and as "thinly veiled bigotry." UPDATED!
Posted on: January 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
State Senator Anthony Williams introduced a Resolution into the Pennsylvania legislature condemning the ASA boycott of Israel as antisemitic.
Posted on: January 8th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Just as he said he would, and as The Jewish Press reported in December, Cornell Law professor William A. Jacobson has filed a challenge to the American Studies Association’s tax exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. Jacobson filed his challenge on Monday, Jan. 6. The essence of the 36 page challenge is that the […]
Posted on: January 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
The international Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), located on American campuses across the country, has been accepted as the first frat to be a member of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. “AEPi is a remarkable organization with affiliates on campuses across the country and provides an array of educational and […]
Posted on: January 6th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Aaron Liberman of Northwestern checked in for the final minute of action against Michigan in the Wildcats’ 74-51 men’s basketball loss in Ann Arbor on Sunday and.in the process, the red-shirt freshman made history twice: According to the Big Ten News Network, Liberman was the first player to wear a yarmulke in Big Ten Conference […]
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