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"The people of Israel will never leave the Land of Israel," UN ambassador Danny Danon announced at Columbia University.
In a poll on anti-Semitic incidents on campus, Columbia University has rated as the worst for US Jewish students in 2016.
The flight included a diverse mix of people from 22 US states and one Canadian province, including 24 families, 78 children and 10 medical professionals.
In 2016, 14 incidents that restricted Jewish students’ civil rights by suppressing their speech, blocking their movement or hindering their assembly were found on 12 campuses.
German law prohibits the open display of Nazi memorabilia, but not their purchase or ownership by folks who just wonder what it would be like to own the Reichsminister of Aviation's silk shorts.
Forty faculty members at Columbia University have urged the school to divest from eight companies linked to Israel.
Dr. Sacks was one of the greatest, if not the greatest, neurologists.
President Barack Obama attended the wedding of the correspondent who will be the moderator for the VP debate.
A number of years ago I attended a "Kiddush Club" gathering in the basement of a synagogue. Right when the haftarah reading began, several older men snuck out the back and in a small dark room in the basement opened multiple bottles of alcohol. They drank excessively until the sermon was over and then, not so inconspicuously, returned back for the final portion of the Shabbat morning service.
Campus radicalism, support for totalitarianism, and general political extremism are not new on Western campuses. Indeed some of the worst political extremism in academic history took the form of enthusiastic support on American campuses for Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
There is a startling connection between illiteracy and crime. One journalist in The New York Times noted that, "60 percent of the state and federal prison population of 440,000 cannot read above the sixth grade level." In other words, more than half of all criminals would be considered illiterate by modern standards.
"We have inherited an amputated visual culture, viscously cut off from our artistic forefathers we have every right to lay claim to," exclaimed Archie Rand, artist and professor at Columbia University.