Hundreds of students, relatives and family friends accompanied Rabbi Moshe Horowitz, rosh yeshiva of Jerusalem’s Beit Midrash LeTorah yeshiva, on his final journey to the capital’s Har Menuchot cemetery Monday night. The rav was eulogized by his son, grandson and one long-time student, Eli Dordek. Jewish Press News Briefs
The heads of UCLA and the University of California system criticized a student-led pledge that urged candidates for student government to refuse trips to Israel sponsored by certain pro-Israel groups. In a statement emailed Friday to students, staff and faculty, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block said the pledge was protected speech under the First Amendment, but added that “just because […]
Three Israeli students from Ben Gurion University of the Negev won second place at the International Cultural and Academic Meeting of
Engineering Students conference (ICAMES), a world-wide engineering project competition organized by the Engineering Society of Bogazici
University in Istanbul.
US Army Specialist Adrian M. Perkins, 19, of Pine Valley, California, was shot and killed on Saturday. He died in an Amman, Jordan hospital from his injuries. US military officials said the shooting was not combat related, but there are no other details known about the incident, other than officials say the shooter was not Jordanian, […]
Senior IDF officers visited the Western Wall today to prepare for next week’s Jerusalem Day celebrations in the capital. Members of the IDF Joint Chiefs of General Staff held prayer services led by Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites, including special prayers for the State of Israel and the […]