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Jewish Federal Judge Denies YAFFED’s Motion for Injunction Against Chassidic Yeshivas

The state and the city depts. of education were questioning why the Chassidic apples weren't more orange.

Israeli-Led Team Discovers How Supermassive Black Holes in Space Are ‘Fed’

Israeli scientists find that some supermassive black holes are triggered to grow, suddenly devouring a large amount of gas in their surroundings.

Report: World Council of Churches’ Flagship Project Trained 1,800 Anti-Israel Activists

UPDATE: A senior source told TPS that EAPPI activists have been involved in the direct support of terrorism.

Bar-Ilan, Harvard Researchers Show New Mechanism to Activate Immune System Against Cancer

The current generation of drugs helps only a small number of patients, while most of the drugs fail to cause the immune system to attack the tumor.

Israeli Scientists Identify Possible Cause of Heart Failure in Pregnancy

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare form of heart failure that affects women in their last month of pregnancy and up to five months after giving birth.

Border Fence Works: Not One Illegal Migrant Entered from Africa in 2018

Construction of the same border fence between the US and Mexico, would be $5.785 billion, no need for a wall or steel slats.

Not Enough, Say Yeshiva Groups, As NYSED Backpedals On Private School Requirements

The New York State Education Department issued clarifications to the lengthy, and sometimes, vague educational guidelines it had released on November 20.

Sharks Sylvie and Judy Are Back at Hadera Power Plant, Acoustic Tags and All

"We presume that the return of the sharks to Hadera's hot water in the winter was connected to the sharks' breeding cycle which lasts about two years."

NYC Council Members Express Concerns About State Education Department Guidelines for Private Schools

"Community leaders have reached out to the State Education Department with concerns and have received no reply."

Bar-Ilan Discovery Paves the Way for Novel Electronic Devices

The discovery that tiny mechanical pressures can effectively tune the emerging magnetism at the studied interfaces opens new and unexpected routes for developing novel oxide-based spintronic devices.

Israeli Researchers Say Bidding for Parking Spots Can Improve Parking Options Worldwide

"This is a mechanism that can stop people from coming into the city centers and searching for a parking spot for hours on end."

Law School Revolution: Bennett Invites Right-Wing Groups to Launch Legal Clinics

The Council for Higher Education could impose sanctions on colleges for failing to approve the establishment of a given clinic for reasons that are not related directly to legal education.

Memorial for Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims Vandalized at Pomona College

“The biggest problem is that aside from a handful of outraged Jewish students, nobody is talking about this. Not our administrations, not our school newspapers, not our campus minority groups; no one,” lamented Pomona College senior Hallie Goldstein.

University of California First to Issue New Academic Boycott Condemnation

The 101 groups strongly commended the chancellors for their understanding of the direct threat the academic boycott poses on US students.

Thousands Call on US Universities to Pledge Against Academic Boycott of Israel

Acting on political grounds, college instructors have recently begun to prevent their students from studying in Israel.

Exclusive | Regents Data: Public Schools Lag Behind Yeshivas

While State Orders Private Schools to Beef up Secular Curriculum, Official Regents Data Shows Public Schools Lagging Behind Yeshivas.

NYU Student Government Passes BDS Resolution

The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.
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Einstein’s Famous Letter on God and Judaism Fetches $2,892,500

"The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weaknesses."

AMCHA Launches Anti-Academic Boycott Education Campaign

The implementation of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) will directly violate the rights of, and harm, students and faculty on US campuses.

Hebrew U Study: If the Boss Is Also your Friend, Expect Smaller Bonus

Researchers found that when managers had to decide whether an employee deserved a bonus, they were less likely to award it if news of the bonus would be made public.

Report: Hebrew U Officials Weighing English as Official Language

Ironically, the Hebrew University, which was founded as part of the effort to establish Israel as a Hebrew-speaking state with a Hebrew academy, appears to be leading an opposite trend.

75 Groups Demand Pitzer College Condemn Faculty’s Ending Israel Study Abroad Program

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel urges faculty to shut down study abroad programs in Israel.

Claremont, Ca. College Kills Study Abroad Program in Israel

“President Oliver must act immediately to address this egregious faculty behavior that subverts the educational opportunities and violates the academic freedom of his students.”

Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands Seek UN Recognition

"We therefore seek to establish a memorial day for the Jews' expulsion from Arab lands."

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