Hearing Gets Intense Over Accusations of Growing Antisemitism at CUNY Schools

New York City Council members grow frustrated with the lack of answers, action—and absence—by the administration and its representatives.

Gush Etzion 19-Year-Old Completes Shas for Second Time

Nadav intends to continue setting aside time for Torah every single day, despite the demanding upcoming military service.

Israeli Schoolchildren Start Summer Vacation, Teachers Still Wrestling with Finance Ministry

"Summer school" begins next week for children in kindergarten and grades one to three.

Bar Ilan U. Researchers Link Elderly Who Give Away Money to Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Study participants who gave away more money scored significantly lower on Alzheimer’s cognitive tests than those who gave less.

Watch: Technion Receives First Research MRI in Northern Israel

A Siemens research MRI machine was installed at the Technion on June 26.

Israeli Teachers Back on Strike

The dispute centers on the issue of how much a beginning teacher should be paid.

Classes Resume as Teachers’ Union Continues Talks with Finance Ministry

Intermittent teachers' strikes created total chaos in the education system, underscoring the importance of resolving the dispute as soon as possible.

YU’s Orthodox Jewish Player Ryan Turell Off NBA Draft & G League Due to...

Yeshiva University's Ryan Turell will not play in the summer league as he's yet to be cleared from his injury.

Nationwide Teachers’ Strike Halted, Talks Resume

"This will allow children and teachers to end the school year in an orderly fashion."

Zelenskyy Asks Hebrew U Audience: How Can You Not Help the Victims of Aggression?

Zelenskyy, who claims to have Jewish roots (although he baptized both his children from his Christian wife), singled out Israel for not doing more to help Ukraine.

TAU Study Discovers Where COVID-19 Variants Come From

Immunocompromised patients tend to develop chronic coronavirus infections, leading to highly mutated variants that bear multiple antibody-resistant mutations.

Louisiana Republican Explores US-Israel Synergy at Haifa U

The Louisiana lawmaker spoke at the inauguration of the university’s Bloom School of Graduate Studies.

Tzohar Center for Jewish Ethics’ Head Rabbi Yuval Cherlow Awarded Rothberg Prize

In March of 2018, Rabbi Cherlow ruled that a genetically cloned pig or any other animal would be Kosher.

Canadian Asper Foundation, TAU, Launch Innovative Clean Water Project

At least 2 billion people around the world use water from contaminated sources.

Meet 9th Grader Aries Wickham, First Harlem Athlete Representing US at Maccabiah Games

Aries said that her Judaism has played a significant role in her remaining focused through the hardship she endured.

TAU to Compensate Religious Student Kept Out of Non-Kosher Networking Events

The lawsuit may have been the tip of an iceberg with lots of secular vs. religious wars just below the surface.

Judge Declares YU ‘Non-Religious’; Forces It to Fully Support Gay Activities

YU responded to the lawsuit by citing its Torah Umadda mission which emphasizes Torah values.

TAU Researchers Offer Future 1-Shot AIDS Treatment

The scientists, for the first time ever, engineered type B white blood cells in the patient's body to secrete HIV antibodies.

Haifa U Installs Innovative Radar to Gauge Number of Insects in Hula Lake

Prof. Sapir expects insect migration in Israel to be on an even larger scale than in the UK.

Jewish Father Suing LA Private School over Antisemitism in Wake of George Floyd’s Death

When Jewish parents tried to establish a Jewish affinity group, they were blocked.

Hebrew U Researchers Solve Age Old First Date Conundrum

"We still don’t know whether synchrony raises attraction or does the feeling of attraction generate the motivation to synchronize."

Jewish Leaders, Parents Criticize New York Board of Ed Meetings on Shabbat

Four town hall meetings, in addition to Zoom interviews for two people vying for a seat on a mayoral advisory board, took place on the Friday night before Memorial Day weekend.

New York City Council to Investigate Antisemitism at CUNY

Antisemitism is skyrocketing on college campuses nationwide.

Brandeis Center Urging Feds to Tighten Grip on NYU following Latest Antisemitic Scandal

In 2020, NYU signed an agreement to resolve “without further investigation” a complaint filed with DOE over “a hostile environment” for Jewish students on campus.

I Might Forget Thee, Jerusalem: Hebrew U Grows Cannabis with 20% More Psychoactive THC

Findings will help develop new strains for medical cannabis users and increase crop yields.

Liberman Slashes $120 Million from ‘Idle’ Yeshivas’ Budget

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