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"The call for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel presents a barrier to open dialogue and mutual learning and understanding," Fordham's administration explained.
An SJP member explained the Israeli ambassador wasn't entitled to speak on campus because “Palestinians in Gaza don’t have free speech.”
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
"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."
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.
In less than two weeks, Jews around the world will start getting some much needed back-up in the battle against BDS.
The top Jewish state school is the University of Florida, with 33,720 undergraduates out of whom 6,500 or 19% are Jewish.
In addition, AMCHA announced a dynamic, 2016 incident tracker that will be updated in real time.
Israel's Chief Rabbinate is yet to give its formal approval to the initiative.
“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.
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.
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
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?