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Bar-Ilan Honors Previous Nobel Chemistry Recipient with Science Award

"He is a Nobel Prize winner, but what is of greatest importance to him is his ongoing research."

Swastika Found at Yale Law School Ahead of Yom Kippur

This is the first reported incident of a swastika appearing on the Yale campus since 2014.

Jewish Boy Forced to Kiss Feet of Muslim Classmate in Melbourne Park

The Education Department denied responsibility for the shocking incident, because it did not take place on school grounds.

Bar Ilan Researchers Discover Major Changes in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Coral reefs are highly sensitive to environmental change. Multiple stressors, in isolation or in combination, may lead to dramatic deterioration that can result in loss of reefs and their ecological services for many years.

Columbia U Catching Flak for Inviting Anti-Semitic PM Who Insists Jews Rule World by...

Mohamad wrote in his book “The Makay Dilemma” (1970): “The Jews are not merely hook-nosed, but understand money instinctively.”

4 Jewish, 1 Muslim Rhode Island Nonprofits Split Security Grant

The five institutions were selected out of 17 applicants. The next time for nonprofits to apply for the grant is spring 2020.

Hebrew U Researchers Unveil Long-Lost Human Relative

The researchers came to these conclusions after three years of intense work studying DNA methylation maps.

TAU Unprecedented Archaeological Study Shows Egyptians Made Edom a Copper Superpower

Copper, used in ancient times to produce tools and weapons, was the most valuable resource in the Ancient Near East.

Report: US On Campus Anti-Semitism Showing 70% Spike

Faculty took a much more active and prominent role in academic BDS promotion and implementation, and in the promulgation of anti-Semitic expression used to justify academic BDS.

Bar Ilan Signal Processing Combines Sound and Light Waves to Create New Silicon Chips

"Acoustics is a missing dimension in silicon chips because acoustics can complete specific tasks that are difficult to do with electronics and optics alone."

Center for Quantum Science & Technology Launched at Tel Aviv University

"Quantum theory, first developed more than a century ago, deals with phenomena at the level of tiny particles such as electrons and photons (particles of light)."

Hebrew U Hosting Conference on Harvesting Gene-Editing Technology to Feed Future Generations

New gene-editing technology circumvents natural selection to create new crops to feed growing populations and provide food security for future generations.

Jordan Changes Curriculum, Adopts Positive Sentiments Towards Peace and Openness to Non-Muslims

But as expected, the curriculum contains minimal recognition of Israel and the peace treaty is treated as a cause for concern.

New Tool Developed at Bar-Ilan May Aid Personalized Cancer Treatments

Understanding interactions between fusion proteins and other proteins can help improve personalized cancer treatment.

Hebrew U Study: Worms May Hold Key to Extending Fertility

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Genetic Department have discovered the switch that may do this – in worms.
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A Dream Project Commemorates Two Loving Souls Cut Down in their Prime

More than two decades before Ari was killed, his close friend, Yehoshua Friedberg, an Israeli soldier, was kidnapped and killed by Palestinian terrorists on Purim 1993.

80 Groups: SFSU’s Prof. Abdulhadi Still Using School’s Name, Logo, to Spread Anti-Semitism

The groups initially learned that an image with the message “Zionism = Racism” and “Boycott! Divest! Sanction!” had been posted to the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora’s Program (AMED) Facebook page.

Bar-Ilan Jewish Studies Workshop in Taiwan Commemorates Asian Righteous Among the Nations

Of the approximately 30 diplomats recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations, two were Asian: Chiune Sugihara of Japan, and Dr. Ho Feng-Shan, of China.

Bar-Ilan University Study Analyzes Preschoolers’ Speech

The Bar-Ilan study is the first to analyze reference to characters by bilingual children with Developmental Language Disorder in both their languages.

FOIL Data Offer Window Into Proposed NYSED Regulations

Requests submitted by The Jewish Press under the Freedom Of Information Law for clarifications of the proposed regulations produced conflicting answers.
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Gaza Border Israeli Children Sing in Protest of Terror Threat

The clip is part of the Israeli Victory Project Campaign, which argues that Israel should move away from policies of appeasement toward Palestinian terror, and act to decisively defeat the terror organizations.

New York’s Jewish Students Eligible for Title I Assistance

Spearheading advocacy for day schools and yeshivahs was the Jewish Education Project, a partner agency of UJA-Federation of New York.

Bar-Ilan University Treating C-PTSD in victims of Yazidi genocide

"We feel a moral obligation not only to study the effects of genocide, but to share our know-how to assist those suffering from it."

AMCHA Applauds California for Quashing ‘Blatantly Anti-Semitic’ High School Curriculum

College campuses with anti-Zionist expression and activity are three times more likely to host incidents targeting Jewish students for harm.

UN Grills PA Rep. on Antisemitism and Incitement in Schoolbooks

The European Union has passed a law that prohibits the use of its funds to fund the promotion of hate in the PA curriculum. The United Kingdom is deliberating a similar bill.

California Board of Education Scraps Anti-Israel Ethnic-Studies Curriculum Proposal

It stated that “the current draft model curriculum falls short and needs to be substantially redesigned.” Pro-Israel groups applauded the decision, though vowed to keep watch on the matter.

Bar-Ilan Labs Abuzz with US Internship Program Undergrads

Until now, the only exposure Michal had to Israel was more of a vacation setting and visiting family. This visit was her first opportunity to sense how it would be to actually live and work in Israel.

Bar Ilan: The Brain Inspires a New Type of Artificial Intelligence

The idea of efficient deep learning algorithms based on the very slow brain's dynamics offers an opportunity to implement a new class of advanced artificial intelligence based on fast computers.

83 Groups: California New High School Curriculum Anti-Semitic and Anti-Israel

Ethnic Studies curriculum omits information on American Jews and anti-Semitism, uses classic anti-Semitic stereotypes and tropes and is blatantly anti-Israel.

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