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Presidential Candidate Working To Bring Israel To Front of US Agenda
 
Body Found in Jerusalem Forest Being Examined On Site by Abu Kabir Experts

August 28, 2014 - 5:31 PM
 
Israeli Arabs Arrested for Lebanon Ties

August 28, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
Erdoğan Sworn in as Turkish President

August 28, 2014 - 3:26 PM
 
IDF Fires Warning Shots Near Gaza Fence

August 28, 2014 - 2:51 PM
 
Shaath: US Pressured Israel to Drop Demilitarization Demand

August 28, 2014 - 2:49 PM
 
PLO Calls for War Crimes Investigations

August 28, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Is UNRWA Aiding Terrorism?

August 28, 2014 - 1:27 PM
 
Chabad Rabbi Remains with Trapped Jews as Ukraine Troops, Rebels, and Russians Fight for Mariupol

August 28, 2014 - 12:43 PM
 
Gaza Arabs Stone IDF Troops

August 28, 2014 - 12:40 PM
 
Former NSA Blasts Netanyahu

August 28, 2014 - 12:11 PM
 
US Embassy Personnel Collect Israeli Drone Parts After Crash Near Baghdad

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 AM
 
Is UNRWA Aiding Terrorism?

August 28, 2014 - 11:34 AM
 
Israel Ambassador to UN Demands Action Against Hamas

August 28, 2014 - 11:27 AM
 
Spanish Imam Prays for ‘Destruction of Jews’ Near Madrid

August 28, 2014 - 11:14 AM
 
Shelling on the Golan Heights: Syria Testing Israel’s Resolve?

August 28, 2014 - 10:42 AM
 
Syrian Rocket Hits Israel Overnight

August 28, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Hamas Arrests 15 More “Collaborators”

August 28, 2014 - 10:19 AM
 
Hamas Negotiator Attacked, Both Legs Broken

August 28, 2014 - 10:08 AM
 
Hamas’s Ismail Haniyeh Hospitalized

August 28, 2014 - 9:49 AM
 
Vast Majority of Gazan Arabs Support Terror Against Israel

August 28, 2014 - 8:55 AM
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On Campus / Education
 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Queens College Hillel celebrates major milestones in its recent efforts to “turn commuter into community.” Traditionally attended mostly by commuters, a resurgent Hillel and a growing residential culture on the campus combine to fuel a vibrant and growing sense of Jewish community at Queens College. A dedication event on October 28 from 4-6PM at Queens […]

Anat Berko, shown speaking at Binghamton University on Oct. 6, spoke at the University of Florida, Gainesville on Oct. 10.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

News & ViewsUSFlorida

"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.

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Posted on: October 17th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

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 million, on Wednesday. The center will be inaugurated Oct. 30. “The center will expand the breadth of Jewish studies scholarship here, connect more students to the wealth of Jewish studies […]

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The band around this eagle's leg reads "Israel," a sure sign to Hezbollah that it  is a Zionist spy that does not try to hide its identity.
 

Posted on: October 16th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

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.

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George Galloway, in alarm, says: "What's that up your jumper?" As a proud Israeli Oxford student unfurls the Israeli flag.
 

Posted on: October 16th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

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.

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Muscleman Charles Atlas
 

Posted on: October 14th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

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.

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Posted on: October 12th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

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 J Street, citing its violation of the student union’s bylaws through the hosting of speakers who demonize Israel. J Street U’s membership was voted down 8-2, marking the second time the […]

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Posted on: October 9th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

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 lawsuit concerning its handling of allegations of sexual abuse over several decades, has hired Akiva Roth, who pleaded guilty in 1997 to four counts of lewdness against several boys he […]

 

Posted on: October 7th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

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 lost out. The newest Jewish Nobel Prize winners are James Rothman of Yale University and Randy Schekman of the University of California. The Israeli hopefuls  were Hebrew University professors Howard Cedar […]

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Posted on: September 29th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

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 Shantou University (STU) to build a new academic facility in Guangdong Province. The contribution from the Li Ka Shing Foundation is the largest in Technion’s history and one of the largest […]

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Posted on: September 13th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobal

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 of hundreds of millions of dollars. A new research center in China initially will focus on life sciences and nanotechnology but later will include other sciences and high-tech, Globes reported. The […]

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Al-Quds University has the Abu Jihad Museum, which honors one of the most brutal Arab Palestinian terrorists of all time. And that's saying a lot.
 

Posted on: September 12th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

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.

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Posted on: September 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

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 U.S. tech companies with a market value of more than $1 billion, Bloomberg found the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology tied for seventh with MIT, Rice University and the University of […]

Sydney University Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees
 

Posted on: August 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Shurat HaDin argues that the support of Australian scholars of the BDS movement violates the Australian Racial Discrimination Act.

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digs stone
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

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

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Tibetan monks work on peace mandala in Jerusalem's Tower of David.
 

Posted on: August 26th, 2013

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival attracts array of international musicians.

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Posted on: August 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

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 told the AP. The prime minister’s office said that students on Israeli university campuses would receive full or partial scholarships to go after antisemitism and calls to boycott Israel online. The […]

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The core curriculum program will introduce Haredi yeshiva students to foreign languages, literature, math, science, technology, and physical aptness, which are perceived by the Haredi leadership as an attack on Torah values.
 

Posted on: August 15th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

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Posted on: August 14th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

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 anti-Semitic and anti-Israel movement. The project will allow the students to post message through a government link so that they will not have to identify themselves, according to the office of […]

An oil lamp fragment found on a dig in the ancient Jewish village of Shikhin in the Lower Galilee in northern Israel
 

Posted on: August 4th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

”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.

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