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Purim Politics: A.B. Yehoshua on the Meaning of Zionism
 
Post-Bibi Bipartisanship May Result in Congressional Ability to Review Iran Deal

March 6, 2015 - 4:50 PM
 
Rabbi Lau Hints at Israel’s Real Enemy

March 6, 2015 - 4:39 PM
 
Iran’s Zarif Paints Iran as a Lamb, Israel as the Lion

March 6, 2015 - 1:03 PM
 
Shekel-Dollar Rate Hits Three-Year High at 4.01

March 6, 2015 - 11:56 AM
 
Bedouin City Backs United Arab List

March 6, 2015 - 11:26 AM
 
Update 11:00 AM: Police Shoot Terrorist in Jerusalem Terror Attack

March 6, 2015 - 10:01 AM
 
Purim in Pictures – Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim

March 6, 2015 - 9:36 AM
 
PLO Votes for Suicide by Voting to Cut Security Ties with Israel

March 6, 2015 - 8:34 AM
 
Delta Plane Crash, Snowstorm Paralyze LaGuardia Airport in NYC

March 6, 2015 - 6:29 AM
 
Actor Harrison Ford ‘Lucky To Be Alive’ After Plane Crash

March 6, 2015 - 4:32 AM
 
ZAKA Rescued Body of Abandoned Jewish Soldier Who Died for Ukraine

March 6, 2015 - 3:00 AM
 
Fears Over US Iran Deal Trigger Mideast Nuclear Race, Saudi-South Korea Deal

March 5, 2015 - 10:00 PM
 
Terror Attack Foiled Near Yitzhar

March 5, 2015 - 3:23 PM
 
Number of Israeli Tourists to Germany Rises by 14 Percent

March 5, 2015 - 12:01 PM
 
Israeli-Made Chipset Could Extend Battery Life for Devices Using 4G Mobile Networks

March 5, 2015 - 11:15 AM
 
US Ambassador to South Korea Slashed by Activist

March 5, 2015 - 11:07 AM
 
Call It A Purim Miracle: Reports Say Ayatollah Khamenei In Critical Condition

March 5, 2015 - 10:48 AM
 
Israel To Double Water Supply For Gaza Despite Hamas Threats

March 5, 2015 - 10:20 AM
 
Israeli Opposition Leader’s Speech Cut Off on TV as ‘Elections Propaganda’

March 5, 2015 - 9:01 AM
 
1st-Century House Unearthed in Nazareth Could be Jesus’s Childhood Home

March 5, 2015 - 8:47 AM
 
Ambassador Ron Dermer Recaps Netanyahu’s Speech [video]

March 5, 2015 - 8:02 AM
 
US Secy of State Kerry Says ‘Demanding Iran Capitulate is Not a Plan’

March 5, 2015 - 7:00 AM
 
Haifa U Research Confirms, ‘Think Good & It Will Be Good!’

March 4, 2015 - 11:35 PM
 
Abbas Underscores PLO’s ’3 NO’s’ in Ramallah Rant

March 4, 2015 - 10:00 PM
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On Campus / Education
Diagram of Penn Hillel activities
 

Posted on: January 24th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

J Street brazenly brazenly ignored a firm commitment to Philadelphia's Hillels. There were no consequences.

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Posted on: January 20th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

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 […]

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Posted on: January 18th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

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 […]

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J Street U students
 

Posted on: January 17th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

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.

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Israel's Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau visiting Rachel's Tomb near Bethlehem. In other women's news: the good rabbi is being pushed to permit women to take the same ordination exams as men.
 

Posted on: January 16th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

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Cong. Peter Roskam IL-6(R), one of 4 House members who initiated letter condemning ASA boycott of Israel
 

Posted on: January 10th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

A congressional letter slams the American Studies Association's academic boycott of Israel as antithetical to academic freedom and as "thinly veiled bigotry." UPDATED!

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Pennsylvania state senator Anthony Williams (D)
 

Posted on: January 8th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

State Senator Anthony Williams introduced a Resolution into the Pennsylvania legislature condemning the ASA boycott of Israel as antisemitic.

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Posted on: January 8th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

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 […]

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Posted on: January 7th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

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 […]

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Northwestern University basketball player Aaron Liberman in his blue and white unifrom and matching kippa.
 

Posted on: January 6th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

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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Charles Jacobs' Americans for Peace and Tolerance helped expose ugly anti-Semitism at Northeastern University
 

Posted on: January 6th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

So many of 2013's pro-Israel bright lights on U.S. campuses were the result of a single strong individual refusing to allow anti-Israel forces to get away with what they have for far too long on far too many campuses.

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Despite a big win, there are still groups supporting BDS
 

Posted on: January 2nd, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

The Modern Language Association does not want to listen to pro-Israel language at a discussion on academic boycotts.

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Future Leaders of Israel is one of 2013's pro-Israel highlights on U.S. campuses
 

Posted on: January 1st, 2014

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

There were many gloriously bright pro-Israel lights to celebrate on U.S. campuses in 2013.

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center released its 2013 Top Ten Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Slurs. There are far more than 10 on the list.
 

Posted on: December 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Arabs, Jews, Muslims, Europeans and Americans are well-represented.

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Sherrie R. Savett is president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Philadelphia Federation head calls on academic institutions to resign from the American Studies Association and urges people to call on their alma maters to condemn the ASA boycott of Israel

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Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

Two more American institutions of higher learning officially withdrew their memberships from the American Studies Association after its membership voted in favor of an academic boycott of Israel. Kenyon College and Indiana University on Monday joined Brandeis University and Penn State Harrisburg in canceling their memberships in the association. Dozens of other universities also have […]

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Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

In a last ditch attempt to block the granting of university status to Ariel College, some Israeli universities turned to the Supreme Court to block the decision. Three Supreme Court judges, including the court president ruled against the petition, stating that the process was done properly, confirming Ariel’s new upgraded status. For a country that […]

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The English language version of the Al-Quds University website announces it will have a summer course on Hate Speech and Racism
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Offering a summer course on hate speech that is only mentioned on its English website, is only offered in English and which focuses on "ethnic cleansing and genocide" suggests Al-Quds University is looking to score PR points but entirely unrepentant for harboring terrorist celebrations.

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Policeman injured at an anti-Israeli demonstration by Haifa University students. Out of 20 cases perused by Haifa University law clinics, 18 dealt with security prisoners and assaults on the Jewish identity of the State of Israel.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

Something evil has taken over Haifa University.

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American Studies Association
 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Dozens of American academic institutions, either individually or through professional associations, have rejected the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

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