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Pro-BDS Students Sue Fordham University Over Rejection of Students for Justice in Palestine

"The call for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel presents a barrier to open dialogue and mutual learning and understanding," Fordham's administration explained.

BDS Group SJP Silences Irish University, Forces Cancellation of Event With Israeli Ambassador

An SJP member explained the Israeli ambassador wasn't entitled to speak on campus because “Palestinians in Gaza don’t have free speech.”

Brooklyn College Needs To Shed Its Image As A Hotbed Of Anti-Zionism

We are losing the battle of social media that allows today's youth to be educated with lies and deception. Organizations must highlight Israel’s peace efforts and the resistance of the Palestinians

Campus Warrior Tells High School Seniors About College Anti-Semitism

"Soon we will each be applying for colleges and we are very concerned by the recent rise in anti-Semitic behavior on campuses across the country. Thanks to today's meeting with Tammi, many of us feel better prepared for what we might encounter."

Senator Boxer Wants to Abolish Electoral College

"In 2012, Donald Trump tweeted, 'The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy,'" Boxer said in her statement. "I couldn't agree more. One person, one vote!"

Australian Jewish College Director Suing over Claims She Pressured Abuse Victims Not to Complain

Back on February 11, 2015, the Australian ABC network reported on Nechama Bendet's testimony to the Royal Commission that day, admitting it was a mistake that Yeshivah College had never apologized directly to Manny Waks, a student who had been sexually abused by a guard.

Exclusive Interview: Danny Danon to Kick Off Anti-BDS Initiative at UN with 1500 College...

In less than two weeks, Jews around the world will start getting some much needed back-up in the battle against BDS.

Hillel International Publishes Guide to Perplexed Jewish College Students

The top Jewish state school is the University of Florida, with 33,720 undergraduates out of whom 6,500 or 19% are Jewish.

Malia Obama to Attend Harvard U in 2017

The oldest daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle has chosen to attend Harvard after high school -- a year from now.

The Year in US On-Campus Anti-Semitism: 302 Acts at 109 Schools in 28 States

In addition, AMCHA announced a dynamic, 2016 incident tracker that will be updated in real time.

Stardom 101: Lipa Goes To College

For the last two years, Lipa Schmeltzer has traded his microphones for textbooks and the concert stage for the classroom.

The Mashgiach Wore a Dress: The Fight over Opening Kosher Supervision to Women

Israel's Chief Rabbinate is yet to give its formal approval to the initiative.

Never Mind Condemnations by Torah Sages, College Is Not ‘Traif’

“Certainly, there is an absolute condemnation of any sort of college from most Gedolim.” That is how the cover article in last week’s Ami Magazine was punctuated. That article was about the dangers to one’s spiritual health of attending college. Ironically the article itself was very fair about the issue. Various rabbis who are either directly or indirectly involved with colleges and universities that have significant Orthodox Jewish populations were interviewed. There was not a single comment indicative of any Issur on attending college.

A Star Falls Over Chicago

The Obama Campaign, that strange 4 year marriage of Generation X hipsters, inner city bosses, suburban college educated boomers longing for racial healing, Big Green businessmen and shady Saudis, appears to be finally sinking beneath the waves. It isn't going out in a blaze of glory, but with mumbles of trending topics.

Blogger Spotlight: The Happy Healthy Hippie

I love meeting fellow food bloggers. Valerie White is the author of The Happy Healthy Hippie and just might convince me to try granola. We all know I have a sweet tooth but after all the carbs and calories I have been consuming over the holidays, I am ready for a healthy fix! Below are just a few of her recipes, all tasty and light. To view more of her recipes, check out thehappyhealthyhippie.com

How Schools Prepare Kids to Fail in Business

I am a big believer in math. I studied many complex topics in college, and I think others should, too. But first teach kids practical math in school, and then if they decide to study further, only then start with the abstruse topics.

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.

Universal Education or Universal Competence?

Politicians take for granted that education is the road to empowerment and equality. Obama has read poems off his teleprompter about the wonders of education as the only means of ensuring "our" children's future. There is nothing revolutionary about that. Every politician takes it for granted that education means empowerment. But does it really?

Road To Recovery

Dear Brocha, Thank you so much for being brave enough to share your story. I am getting chizuk just from reading about your journey. I know my husband and I need to go to a meeting, and we will. Let me tell you my story:

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.

Merging the Orthodox Streams

Imagine a Moetzes that included a broader spectrum of rabbinic leaders. And a population of educated Jews that can make a decent living in all fields – including the field of Torah study.

Victim of Scientology Recites his Plight as Church’s New Tel-Aviv Center Is Inaugurated

The new, renovated Scientology Center opened in Tel Aviv. IDF Radio interviewed a man who said his family fell apart when his wife joined the Church of Scientology.

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.

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.

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.

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