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Oliver Hart, US Jewish Economics Professor, Shares Nobel Prize

9 Tishri 5777 – October 11, 2016
A Jewish professor of economics has won half of this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.

Israeli Scientists Find Algae Yields The World’s Cleanest Energy Source

5 Tishri 5777 – October 7, 2016
Israeli scientists have discovered that microalgae can produce massive amounts of clean energy.

Tel Aviv U Research: Enzyme Treatment of Gene May Reverse Effects of Alzheimer’s

4 Tishri 5777 – October 6, 2016
In the course of treatment, researchers found that mice which exhibited disoriented behavior became able to locate a submerged island in the middle of an artificial pond.

Prof. John Michael Kosterlitz is 2016 Nobel Laureate in Physics

3 Tishri 5777 – October 4, 2016
One of the three scientists who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics is Jewish.

Israeli Researchers Discover Genetic Evolutionary Signature Associated to Autism

26 Elul 5776 – September 29, 2016
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev discover a unique evolutionary signature in genes associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

24 Elul 5776 – September 26, 2016
The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.

OECD Global Education Industry Summit Kicks Off in Jerusalem

For the first time ever, Israel is hosting the OECD Global Education Industry Summit.

All Schools Evacuated on P.E. Island Due to Threat

19 Elul 5776 – September 21, 2016
An entire Canadian island was involved in evacuating all students from schools due to a threat.

Israeli, US Scientists Discover Link to Prevent Breast Cancer Metastasis [video]

17 Elul 5776 – September 19, 2016
Israeli and American researchers have found an important link to a treatment that prevents breast cancer metastasis.

Survey: Jewish Voters Give Hillary Lowest Support of All Democratic Nominees Since 1980

15 Elul 5776 – September 17, 2016
Only 15% of the Jews asked are married to a non-Jew. But wait, don't celebrate yet: only 35% are married to a Jew, either from birth or a convert, and a full 49% are not married.

Study: Children of Parents Who Were Babies in the Holocaust More Prone to schizophrenia

13 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
The lingering impact of the Holocaust on second-generation survivors.

Israel Innovation Authority ‘Luring’ Academics, Entrepreneurs Back to Israel [video]

Every year, hundreds from academia and industry return to Israel, fulfilling a desire to come back home and find employment appropriate to their education and skills.

UC Berkeley Responds to Pressure, Suspends Anti-Semitic Course

11 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
The course learning objectives made it clear that a key goal of the class was to encourage students to accept unquestioningly the false and defamatory idea that Israel is an illegitimate settler colonial state.

Violent Police Raid in Benjamin Yeshiva Ends in Injuries to Minors

9 Elul 5776 – September 12, 2016
Honenu says police used threats against the minors who were being interrogated, and refused to inform their parents.

Quebec Bill 59 Seeking to Protect Muslims by Quashing Free Speech

8 Elul 5776 – September 11, 2016
A petition to "Stop Quebec Bill 59" says the bill "criminalizes criticism of Islam and anything considered an Islamic practice (Honor killings, honor rape, female genital mutilation, female oppression, and beating of wives and children)."

Australian School Apologizes for Student Who Greeted Jewish Visitors Dressed As Hitler

8 Elul 5776 – September 10, 2016
"In a busy school, this student did go to a respected staff member said 'is this OK?' and the staff member said 'yes,'" the principal explained.

1,500 Year Old Stable Exposed in Negev Canyon

5 Elul 5776 – September 8, 2016
The one-meter thick layer of droppings that was found leaves no room for doubt that donkeys, sheep and goats lived there in antiquity.

NYC Lawmakers, Educators and Advocates Calls for Halal, Kosher Public School Lunch Options

3 Elul 5776 – September 6, 2016
Advocates, lawmakers and educators are banding together to call for Halal and Kosher lunch options for students in New York City public schools.

Revolutionary Inclusion Classes opens in Jerusalem

2 Elul 5776 – September 5, 2016
Dozens of smiling pre-school and kindergarten youngsters filed into a revolutionary new inclusion class, which integrates both special needs and typical children in the same classroom environment.

Jewish, Muslim High School Students Marked for Death in Duncan, South Carolina

A student at the high school reported the death threats to authorities Friday evening; they included pics of weapons and neo-Nazi images.

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