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Chinese Fund Donates $130 million to Technion

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...

Technion Ranked with MIT for Graduates Who Are High-tech CEOs

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...

Thai University Apologizes for Hitler Mural

Chulalongkorn University, a prestigious institution in Thailand, issued an apology Monday for a mural of Adolf Hitler painted outside one of its buildings. The university...

Students for Justice in Palestine: A Pattern of Intimidation

At campuses in the University of Maryland and California systems, pro-Israel students say they are harassed, pro-Israel events are interrupted, viciously anti-Israel speakers are brought into speak, anti-Israel students are even accused of of assaulting pro-Israel students.

Monitoring Professors Who Hate and Attack their Country

The Israel Academia Monitor organization hosted a conference in Tel Aviv to raise awareness about anti-Israel professors who contribute to the delegitimization of Israel.

Why Israel is NOT an Apartheid State

Indeed, Israeli Arabs have reached positions that blacks in apartheid South Africa could only dream of.

Pink Anti-Semitism is Still Anti-Semitism

A 'pinkwashing' conference - focused on how Israel allegedly uses its protection of gay rights to cover up its treatment of Arabs - is being sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Studies Center at CUNY's Graduate Center this April.

Why Bibi is Not Intimidated by Obama

What is better, a popular Israel riddled with dead Jews or an unpopular Israel filled with living ones?

Why Jews Are So Bad at PR

There are many potential Ron Dermers at the world’s universities today, if only we can nurture their gifts in their formative years.

Touching the Opposite Sex

'Shomer negiah,' the halachic bar on physical contact with the opposite sex, is wrongly treated by many as a Chumra that many do not observe.

Chabad Emissaries Gathered in New York

Some 4,000 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and communal leaders from more than 75 countries gathered in New York for their 29th international conference. Many of the rabbis...

RASG Hebrew Academy Breaks Ground For New Gym

The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy held a groundbreaking for a new, regulation-sized indoor gymnasium on Friday, September 21. The ceremony was held at the school’s west campus field, located at 2400 Pine Tree Drive in Miami Beach.

U.S. Graduates Seek Work in Israel

When Joanna Lieberman was preparing for graduation from Cornell University five years ago, her career options were unsettling.

New Kids on Campus: Young Jewish Conservatives Are Staking Out Ground

"Politically conservative Jewish students on campus were being treated like outcasts, even within the traditional Jewish campus organizations."

Michigan St. Jewish Student, Police Differ on Whether Attack Was Hate Crime

A Jewish student at Michigan State University said he was attacked at an off-campus party in what he is calling a hate crime.

School Resumes, Pro-Israel Advocates Get Busy

As students prepare for the new academic year, the campus Israel community is stocking up with new ideas for attracting participants.

Israel’s Study Abroad Opportunities Expand

Today, students come to study in Israel for many reasons, including professional advancement, academic requirements, personal growth, international experience, an alternative to the classroom and, of course, a connection to their Jewish heritage.

For Americans Who Served with IDF, Service Continues on Campus

Many campus Israel groups have brought Israeli soldiers to speak at their schools in recent years because they value the insights and perspectives IDF veterans bring to the campus Israel dialogue. But some people who have had life-changing experiences serving in the Israel Defense Forces later earn their college degree in the United States. These students offer a unique view on Israel, based on their experience, and their advocacy on campus conveys that.

Need an Israel Advocacy Idea? Ask Herzl

In past years, students turned to the people they knew for advice or strived to build creative plans on their own. While these approaches can yield strong results, imagine what could be achieved with a nationally networked resource that provides the best of all worlds -- tested, proven programming ideas and step-by-step details of best practices for impacting the campus environment.

Combining the Israel and Jewish Narratives

The American Jewish community is rightly concerned about Israel’s standing among college students, especially among college students who identify as Jews. Community leaders reason that the attitudes towards Israel that develop among college students today will shape the way America and the American Jewish community relate to Israel tomorrow.

Back In Black: In Defense Of Jewish Diversity

It’s being called a game changer. Everybody seems to be talking about the recently released Jewish Community Study of New York and its surprising findings regarding New York’s changing Jewish demography.

At Christians United For IsraeI’s ‘Night to Honor Israel,’ Exuberance Abounds

David Brog, CUFI's executive director, shared with the audience recent data that found 71% of all Americans say that they are pro-Israel, but noted that the figure drops to just 32% among college students. This statistic was repeated throughout the night to draw attention to the need for action on college campuses.

The BDS State of Mind

A careful look at the BDS movement shows not legitimate criticism but a movement that is racist and anti-Semitic. Why? BDS clearly targets Israel. Its stated goals vary but all include the "right of return" for Palestinian "refugees." The effort is cloaked to give the impression that ending specific Israeli policies would also end efforts to ostracize Israel. Yet their maximalist demand -- a flood of refugees, which would spell the end of Israel as a Jewish state -- is carefully hidden.

The Women of Israel Advocacy: Challenges and Benefits of Female Leadership

Though still a minority, many women are changing the landscape and breaking new ground for future female leaders. Pro-Israel organizations StandWithUs and The Israel Project both were established by females.

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