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New York Private School Fires Jewish Teacher for Anti-Israel Posts, Obscene Gesture at Rabbis

History teacher JB Brager, who is Jewish, accused Israel of exemplifying “ethno-nationalist settler colonialism” in response to the Fieldston school inviting two pro-Israel rabbis, Ammiel Hirsch and Joshua Davidson, to speak at an assembly on anti-Semitism.

US College Sponsored Speakers: Israelis Kidnap, Torture Arab Children

Israel markets itself as a global leader in counter terrorism and counterinsurgency, but it can only do so, claim the Haverford College-sponsored speakers - because they use the "West Bank" and Gaza as labs and the Arabs as their experimental mice.

US Academic Group May Boycott Israeli Universities

The academics decry the "Israeli Occupation" as harming the academic aspirations of Palestinian Arabs, yet prior to the "Occupation" there wasn't a single Arab university in Gaza or the "West Bank"

Helen Mirren Meets Arab and Jewish Students Seeking Peace through the Performing Arts

The Billy Crystal Program for Peace through the Performing Arts is dedicated to promoting a humanistic society based on dialogic relations and peaceful coexistence between Jews and Arabs in Israel.

Laurie Cardoza-Moore Applauds Resignation of Holocaust Denier Florida Principal

“Days ago we celebrated our nation’s victory over tyranny, we cannot allow our children to be taught by Nazi sympathizers who are led by hate and not the Constitution or laws of this land."

New Report Calls for Revival of Jewish Community Relations Field to Combat Anti-Semitism, BDS

The Reut report aims to elevate the community relations field at large, and was written following a partnership with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA).

George Washington University Students Vote to Divest, Join BDS Campaign Against Israel

"The Student Association showed ... its inability to condemn antisemitism and proves they don't have the proper means and knowledge to discuss this topic in the first place," said StandWithUs Emerson Fellow Tali Edid.

NYC Jewish Day Schools Outnumber All Other Independents

Jewish day school and Yeshiva enrollment in New York City has become almost as large as the entire New York City based charter school population.

Technion Robot Lights Hanukkah Candles – but What about the Blessings? [video]

It’s cute, inventive and raises an interesting question n Jewish law on appointing a representative to perform a mitzvah.

Education Minister Peretz Replacing Anti-Ariel U. Professor with Aryeh Eldad on Budget Committee

Commission officials said Shain's tenure was not renewed because of his opposition to the establishment of the school of medicine at Ariel University.

Did Palestinian Media Fabricate ‘Israeli Attack’ on University?

Despite Nusseibeh's claim and a Ma'an report, 40 Arab Palestinians were not shot by Israelis, there were no tear gas canisters thrown nor were any sound bombs used.

Terrorist Receives Doctorate from Hebrew University

When Hidmi was released from prison after serving three years for his terror activities, he requested to complete his doctorate at Hebrew University.

Campus Warrior Tells High School Seniors About College Anti-Semitism

"Soon we will each be applying for colleges and we are very concerned by the recent rise in anti-Semitic behavior on campuses across the country. Thanks to today's meeting with Tammi, many of us feel better prepared for what we might encounter."

Civil Rights Violations, Lies & Audiotape: B’klyn College Still in Spotlight

We are now in a situation where there seems to be no two ways about it - someone is lying, maybe several people. And school officials, both administration representatives as well as faculty members were on the scene - so if the students were unfairly ejected, an apology will hardly suffice.

Three Israeli Universities Rank in Top 100

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (#53), the Technion Israel Institute of Technology (#78), and the Weizmann Institute of Science (#93) ranked in the top 100 universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's authoritative 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Significantly, this is the first time that more than one Israeli university made the top 100.

Israeli Team Wins Gold Medal for Producing Bee-Free Honey

The development’s significance is magnified by the unexplained decline of the bee populations in many parts of the world.

The Year in US On-Campus Anti-Semitism: 302 Acts at 109 Schools in 28 States

In addition, AMCHA announced a dynamic, 2016 incident tracker that will be updated in real time.

Rechnitz: I help Lakewood Institutions I Know Would Never Accept my Own Children [video]

How dare you destroy another child’s life because of your opinion about them? How dare you face God in prayer when you’ve snuffed out a Jewish soul?

South Carolina Latest State to Address Growing Campus Anti-Semitism

Bills introduced in Virginia and Tennessee legislatures recently and in Congress in December.

Israeli Scientists Study New Way to Treat Cancer & Other Diseases

Researchers say the groundbreaking method may prove useful in treating myriad malignancies, inflammatory diseases and rare genetic disorders.

UK Jewish Schools Could Face Closure for Not Promoting Homosexuality

UK schools that are found to be ‘indoctrinating pupils about gay people’ will face closing under new rules designed to promote ‘British values,’ the British Government confirmed Monday.

OU Advocacy Center Asks New Yorkers to Vote ‘Yes’

"Get out the Vote in NY: Vote YES for the Smart Schools Bonds Act on Nov. 4"

Did SFSU Student Post Selfie with Knife: ‘I Want to Stab an Israeli Soldier’

It appears the president of a university-funded student group at San Francisco State boasted how much he loved his knife and that it made him want to stab an Israeli soldier.

At Hebrew U Novel Technique Reveals Intricate Beauty of Cracked Glass

'The complex surfaces that are commonly formed on any fractured object have never been entirely understood.'

Synagogues of India Featured in Art Exhibit at Bar Ilan University

The work is shown with permission of the painter and support from the Indian Jewish Heritage Center of Israel and Embassy of India in Tel Aviv.

Bar-Ilan Researcher: Longevity Protein SIRT6 Also Protects Against Fatty Liver Disease

SIRT6 regulates many biological processes such as aging, obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation and metabolism.

Ohio 12th State to Introduce Anti-BDS Resolution

'By working to delegitimize the State of Israel, BDS not only intends to destroy the Jewish homeland, but it also violates Title VI of the US Civil Rights Act as it pertains to Jewish students and protecting their Constitutional rights on campus.'

New Fund Empowers MIT, 7 Israeli universities, in Joint ‘Game-Changing’ Research

The newly launched fund is uniting MIT and Israeli faculty in pursuit of the next generation of groundbreaking research.

Parents Angry At Israeli Tablet Teaching Program

Published at Jewish Business News. It began last year with an announcement by Israel’s Ministry of Education, of a pilot study using digitally converted books...

Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.

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