1,500 Children of Olim Who Arrived During the Pandemic Set to Start School September...

Most of the Olim who will begin their first year of school in Israel this week are children and teenagers, aged 6 to 17 years old.

The Frum Student’s Alternative to Yeshiva in Israel

A mechina is based on traditional Torah learning, but it also dedicates a significant chunk of its curriculum to developing Torah-based leadership skills and real-life tools outside of the classroom

CUNY Chancellor Rejects BDS Resolution Passed by Law-School Student Government

On Dec. 2, the LSGA passed a resolution that calls on CUNY to cut all ties with companies that “aid in or profit from Israeli colonization, occupation and war crimes.”

African-American Student Starts Pro-Israel Group in New Orleans

The research she did for her paper alarmed her, and Valdary resolved to do what she could to fight Jew-hatred.

Israeli Professor to Lead Int’l Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

A leading professor at Soroka Medical Center leads a cutting-edge four-day conference set to begin in France on the issue of recurrent pregnancy loss.

New Deal: Israel’s Third Lockdown Allows Children to Stay in School

"Educational institutions are safe and supervised, both for students and for education and teaching staff.”

Is Tennessee Teaching Its Children to Hate Jews?

A Tennessee watchdog group says textbooks in the state's schools are teaching children to hate Israel and Jews.

TAU Archaeologists Show Early Humans Understood Space Heating, Smoke Control

Findings indicate that early humans controlled fire and placed their hearth at the optimal location in the cave.

NY Superintendent Defends Schools Districts on Rampant Antisemitism

The superintendent of a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment said the district “has a long history of...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: They Want Me Silenced. Brandeis Complied.

Hirsi Ali's critics wanted her silenced; Brandeis granted their wish.

International Museum Day Celebrated Monday, May 15

The museums in Israel, especially, house priceless treasures of our nation's past and present.

Einstein’s Musings on Leading a Good Life Fetch $1,560,000 in Jerusalem Auction

In October 1922, Albert Einstein took a trip to Japan to deliver a series of lectures. While travelling from Europe to Japan he was...

Bar-Ilan U Scholar Wins Award for Book on Early Resistance to Rashi’s Torah Commentary

“Rashi’s Commentary may have shaped Judaism and the Jewish people more than any other work except the Bible and the Talmud.”

Bioinvasion Jeopardizing Mediterranean Marine Communities, Say TAU Researchers

Marine life in the Mediterranean Sea is being harmed by non-indigenous species from the Suez Canal, according to researchers from Tel Aviv University. The damage may be irreversible.

Israel’s Rishon Lezion Becomes World Model for Chess Education

Numerous countries, including Canada, Korea, Holland, Ukraine and most recently Russia, have adopted an Israeli method for chess education developed and implemented in Israel's coastal city of Rishon Lezion.

Bomb Threat Sent to Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum

The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."

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.

Former Prisoner of Zion Natan Sharansky Wins Israel Prize for Aliya

Prior to Aliya in 1986 Sharansky was best known for his time in Soviet prisons after his arrest in 1977.

In First, Saudi Scholar Publishes Article in Israeli Academic Journal

Professor Muhammad al-Rabban published an article in Tel Aviv University’s Kesher journal on Jewish history, titled “A Contribution towards improving the image of the Prophet Muhammad in the eyes of the Israeli public: Muhammad’s covenants and correspondence with the Jews of the Arabian Peninsula.”

Could Georgia School Be Going Full-Nazi?

We must have zero tolerance for things Nazi.

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.

Likud Members Also Want Naftali Bennett In Their Party

Education Minister Naftali Bennett turns out to be a man much in demand: party members in both the Likud and in his own party enjoy his presence.

Bar-Ilan U. Joins Prestigious Network of French-Speaking Higher-Education Institutions

AUF is one of the largest associations of higher education and research institutions in the world.

TAU Algorithm Shows Biblical Samaria Inscriptions Were Written by Just Two Palace Officials

"The two appear to have been working during the same years, received shipments from the same places and handled the same types of goods."

Israel’s Education Ministry (Finally) Announces When 2019/20 Ends

Minister Galant also warned that "if the teachers' union persists in its resistance to the plan, steps will be taken to enforce the decision – we will use the tools at our disposal."

Rising Tuition Costs Force Parents to Reconsider Education Options

There are High School programs in Israel that are low-cost and even free.

Israeli Research: Coaches’ Emotions Win Games

"The coaches’ emotions can make the difference between winning and losing the game.”

Montefiore Health Systems and YU Join to Run Einstein

The financially troubled Einstein College of Medicine will have Montefiore as its key financial manager; YU will continue granting the degrees.

Rutgers Professor Insists Israel ‘Harvests’ Terrorist Organs

A Rutgers professor uses new anti-Semitism in an old blood libel, this one about Arab terrorist organs.

Steinberg Family, Birthright-Israel Turned Personal Tragedy into Eternity

The Steinberg family and Birthright Israel have transformed a one family's tragedy into eternal heritage for others.

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