"Like the right to free speech, academic freedom rights are not unbounded; the department has basically yelled “fire” on campus, and locked the doors to their department after doing so."
Jewish Outreach founder Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald and Birthright’s co-founder, self-declared atheist Michael Steinhardt have agreed “to wrestle out” their beliefs in a debate.
Ironically, given its promotion of an event that would silence academics, BC's Poli-Sci department is defending its involvement in the event by invoking "academic freedom."
"It was a big explosion, and because the facility is built under the mountain rock, it is very hard to reach workers trapped in there."
The couple's funeral service drew a standing-room-only crowd of more than 1,000
Selective perception is the hallmark of Security Council debates, says Ron Prosor.
A Brooklyn photographer alleged that he was a victim of police brutality last week after an altercation with members of Brooklyn's 70th precinct left him in handcuffs and both his cell phone and camera damaged.
Rabbi Yitzchok Moully, youth director at the Chabad Jewish Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be introducing a new art installation in honor of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of Trees, inspired by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy.
More than 2,000 people have made contributions in memory of the young victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut to plant a grove of trees in Israel.
Shoshana Hebshi, a half-Jewish, half-Arab woman from Ohio is suing Frontier Airlines, the FBI, TSA and other governmental agencies after she says she was forced off a flight, strip-searched, and imprisoned on the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks.
Women may enter military combat in the United States, following the lift of a military ban on women in combat by defense secretary Leon Panetta.
Temple Israel was vandalized back in November, when someone wrote anti-Semitic graffiti on the building.
President Obama was issuing a not so subtly veiled threat to the Israeli voters.
Satmar counselor Nechemya Weberman was sentenced to 103 years in prison for sexual abuse of a teenage female patient over several years.
Leaders of Russia’s Jewish community have criticized a U.S. federal court ruling that fined Russia for refusing to hand over ancient Chasidic texts.
A history of New York Jewry took Jewish book of the year honors in the 2012 National Jewish Book Awards.
The American Red Cross' first-aid procedure still recommends five back slaps and then five abdominal thrusts to deal with choking.
Little Rebecca told the assembled congregation that “the suffering of others should not be forgotten.”
"The settlements erode hope ... of a peace agreement in the future."
The Chicago Bears hired a Jewish head coach, Marc Trestman, to improve their pigskin prowess.
During a visit to an IDF base in Israel’s south on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a message to US President Barack Obama that Israelis will be the ones to determine what is in their best interest, rather than the American president.
Two major Japanese airlines grounded their Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes after one was forced to make an emergency landing due to battery problems and a burning smell in the cockpit.
A physical education teacher at a Baltimore Jewish high school was arrested and charged with child abuse.
William Harry Meece, a 40 year old death row inmate from Kentucky who is awaiting execution for murdering three people in 1993, has been denied a request by the Kentucky Court of Appeals to make use of the Institutional Religious Center at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville for Jewish prayers.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, in the wake of the worst flu outbreak in many years.