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It’s On: Israeli Universities Petition High Court Against Ariel University

2 Elul 5772 – August 20, 2012
These exulted academic institutions are working in concert to decimate another academic institution, for its original sin of standing 10 miles east of the "green line."

UCLA Officially Protects Promotion of Anti-Israel Boycott

5 Av 5772 – July 24, 2012
David Delgado Shorter, a professor at the University of California at Los Angeles, has been given the official green light to continue using university resources to promote the boycott of Israel. Shorter prominently features links to the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel on his official class website. The founders of the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel have openly stated that their ultimate goal is the dismantling of the Jewish State.

Agnes Keleti: The Foundation Stone Of Gymnastics In Israel

4 Av 5772 – July 22, 2012
"I felt here that I was at home," remarks Agnes Keleti about her arrival in Israel in 1957. An Israeli emissary had invited this leading Hungarian Jewish female athlete to participate in the fifth Maccabiah Games that year, and that’s when she discovered that Israel was “home.”

On Academia, Politics and Survival in the Middle East

1 Av 5772 – July 20, 2012
All of the universities in Israel are political, and moreover, all of the colleges, yeshivas, hospitals, prisons, factories, homes, roads, trees - everything that we have established, built, and planted in Israel - everything, but everything, is political. The whole Zionist enterprise is a political project because it is the political and nationalistic manifestation of the desire of the Jewish people to return to its land and to renew within it its national life, its independence and its sovereignty.

Despite Fervent Objections by All Seven ‘Green Line’ Universities, Ariel U. Becomes a Reality

28 Tammuz 5772 – July 18, 2012
The 11-2 vote came despite vehement opposition from the country's other seven universities.

UC-Berkeley Jewish Students File Civil Rights Complaint

25 Tammuz 5772 – July 15, 2012
Attorneys for two Jewish UC-Berkeley graduate students alleging verbal and physical assault by Muslim students have filed a federal civil rights complaint against the...

State Rejects Ariel’s University Status as Peers Fear Its Success

15 Tammuz 5772 – July 5, 2012
The Planning and Budgeting Committee of Israel's Council for Higher Education recommended Wednesday to defer the decision until a comprehensive evaluation is undertaken in the next year. The list of Ariel's accomplishments may be the very reason for its failure to achieve recognition by its peers in Israel.

IDC Herzliya – An Innovative Approach to Success

11 Tammuz 5772 – July 1, 2012
In less than two decades, IDC Herzliya’s graduates have been forming a vast network of alumni throughout the world that is leaving other, much older and better established universities green with envy.

Gaza Question in Paris University Medical Exam Stirs Controversy, Investigation

25 Sivan 5772 – June 15, 2012
Vincent Berger, president of Diderot University in Paris, is investigating a question “of a polemic nature” which was posed to students of the Bichat...

Endemic Mass Psychosis Strikes Universities

16 Sivan 5772 – June 6, 2012
The irrational, obsessive, unbalanced, excessive, fanatical hatred of a nation that characterizes a person like CSU-Northridge Mathematics Professor David Klein is a form of mental illness that attacks and destroys the moral sense found in a normal individual. En masse, it is a mass psychosis. In academia, it is an endemic mass psychosis.

CUNY: No Jewish Faculty Designation

15 Sivan 5772 – June 5, 2012
The City University of New York denied a report that it had created a special minority designation for Jewish faculty (see "Is CUNY Planning...

Is CUNY Planning a Jewish Quota?

14 Sivan 5772 – June 4, 2012
CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein has stepped into a gigantic mound of odoriferous matter, and it isn't clear if and how he's getting out of it, and, worse, what will the cleaning bill be. What's worse, it's possible he didn't even intend all the mean things people are saying about him. Maybe all he wanted was to help…

Texas A&M Dumps Jewish Professor Who Protested Crosses

13 Sivan 5772 – June 3, 2012
Sissy Bradford, a criminology adjunct lecturer at Texas A&M University-San Antonio who objected to decorative crosses on a tower at the university's entrance, says...

A Very Bad Hair Day

26 Iyyar 5772 – May 17, 2012
Tina was in my kindergarten class last year. Each day Tina’s hair flew all around her. It would tumble into her eyes and she would bat at it periodically throughout the day just to see. Sometimes I’d use whatever hair accessory I had at hand - even just a rubber band - to put Tina’s hair out of her face.

A Look Back: 2011-2012 in Campus Israel Advocacy

24 Iyyar 5772 – May 16, 2012
UN vote reactions. BDS efforts. Anti-Israel Conferences. Gilad Shalit’s release. Social media advocacy. Failed and successful collaborations.

No More Hebrew Classes in North Texas University, Registrar Glitch Blamed

18 Nisan 5772 – April 10, 2012
For the past 10 years, UNT has been the only university in the North Texas area where students could study Hebrew outside of seminary. But, according to NTDaily.com, after many years of low enrollment, the program is being eliminated. Ruth Precker, the adjunct professor hired in 2002 to teach Hebrew, believes the program’s recent low enrollment is due to issues with the registrar – there was a glitch!

Can You Cry ‘Hitler’ in a Crowded University? Rutgers Investigating

17 Nisan 5772 – April 8, 2012
Rutgers University is investigating a student-run satirical newspaper for publishing an article that praises Hitler and attributing it to a Jewish student. The Daily Medium,...

Scottish Student who Defiled Israeli Flag Appeals Sentence

11 Nisan 5772 – April 3, 2012
Paul Donnachie, 19, a student who racially abused a Jewish student at St Andrews University in Scotland and was sentenced to 150 hours of...

Stony Brook And Religious Holidays

6 Nisan 5772 – March 28, 2012
We share the dismay many have expressed over the recently announced decision by the State University of New York to abandon a longtime practice and no longer refrain from scheduling classes on major Christian and Jewish holidays. Nothing in the nature of new facts on the ground has been offered by the university to explain the controversial move, though concerns for Muslim sensitivities were apparently behind it.

Lessons in Propaganda: Ha’aretz Bungles Numbers in Effort to Squash ‘Settler’ College

2 Nisan 5772 – March 25, 2012
Anyone with a basic knowledge of third-grade math will raise an eyebrow at the mathematical gyrations displayed by the Israeli daily Ha'aretz regarding the efforts to block the certification of Ariel College, located east of the 67 armistice line, as a full-fledged university. The numbers in their report on academicians' objections to the new facility just don't jive.

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