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Where German engineering meets Israeli Innovation ... Elevated dusk view of the city beachfront, Tel Aviv, Israel, Middle East ... billion in Israeli startups last year, according to a study by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
General view of the Israeli nuclear facility in the Negev Dest outside ... The reactor, located in the Negev desert in southern Israel, was built with ... a professor emeritus of physical chemistry at Tel Aviv University and one of the ...

A selfie of Miss Israel and Miss Iraq taken in Las Vegas and posted by both ... Israel's Gandelsman, a second-year solider in the Israeli Defense Forces who ... However, Asad Abukhalil, a professor at California State University, ...
University of Michigan students react to a fellow student speaking in support of a resolution to investigate university investments, 14 November.
UM Spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said the university appreciates hearing from its students. However, the primary purpose of investments through ...

Op-Ed: Divestment isn't really about Israel or Palestine ... I remember very clearly my first experience with divestment at the University of Michigan. ... Yet it felt as if the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were actually hotter a stone's ...
Presidency University here has launched a course on the history of mass violence, featuring the Jewish holocaust, with the aim of understanding the causes of the phenomenon and how it can be prevented by tracing its history from the 20th century to our ...
The Israeli company, co-founded in 1999 by Hebrew University computer science professor Amnon Shashua, was ahead of its time.
The event, called "international law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility", was cancelled by the University of Southampton in 2015, and suffered a further setback earlier this year when UCC apparently refused to allow ...
As reported by the London-based Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAS), a "volunteer-led charity dedicated to exposing and countering antisemitism through education and zero-tolerance enforcement of the law," university security tried confiscating the ...
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem recently published a report in the "Journal of Personality and social psychology" which found that strangers can pick the correct name of a person just by their appearance an outstanding 40 percent of ...
At the University of Exeter, the Friends of Palestine Society were left in dismay when they were told that their event, which involved a role-play called 'Mock Checkpoint' and involved students dressing up as Palestinian residents interacting with ...
Last month, the UIUC chapter of students for Justice in Palestine, in coalition with other groups, launched an aggressive campaign called "UIUC Divest," demanding that the University divest from 16 Corporations that they allege "are complicit in human ...

students at the University of Cambridge and five other campuses erected mock apartheid walls during Israeli Apartheid Week. Israeli Apartheid Week took place ...
In response to the incident, Tel Aviv University said that "the police were summoned to the campus following a theft. During the incident, Yaser Abu Areesha was asked to identify himself because he was present, and was feared to be collaborating with ...
Behind these increasingly common violations of the core principles of the academic freedom that has defined American higher education are the BDS movement and a small number of groups, such as students for Justice in Palestine, that are willing to ...
The recent appointment of Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman as President of Yeshiva University serves as an opportunity to reflect on the state of Modern or Centrist Orthodoxy in America.
Tensions rose between the South African Union of Jewish students (SAUJS) and the Wits Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) at Wits University on Tuesday during Israeli apartheid Week 2017. Heated exchanges and punches were ... the situation happening ...
Anti-Israel sentiment is at a fever pitch in Columbia University this month, as progressive activists rally against Israel in a series of events as part of a global "Israel apartheid Week. ... student activists are demanding that Columbia boycotts ...
... being predominantly anti-Israeli. Under the title of 'international law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility', the organisers say the conference includes pro-Israel speakers such as Professor Geoffrey Alderman of ...
Some German commentators have labelled the South African theologian Farid Esack an "anti-Semite". But this over-simplification of his views on Israel does ...
Shapiro returned to Israel in 1987 for a gap year before college and again in 1989 for a year abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with his then-girlfriend Julie Fisher, whom he had met at a Reform Jewish summer camp in Wisconsin and started ...
Jewish students spoke out against anti-Israel protests at Columbia University last week, calling the activists "bigoted" and ignorant of "facts" regarding the history of Israel and Palestine. Flyers for Columbia's version of Israeli apartheid Week, an ...
Banko, who is a specialist in Israeli and Palestinian studies, said the university should not involve itself in such matters, nor should it police the views its students and academics have of Israel. "It is for the university to assure safe conduct at ...
This is why it is absolutely appropriate that Jo Johnson, the Universities Minister, has taken a bold stance by urging higher education executives to pursue a zero tolerance approach towards "intimidation and violence" directed at Jewish students ...
The Department of political science at the University of Berlin, the Freie University of Berlin, reneged on its promise to a young lecturer at the university to teach a course next semester. The reason? The lecturer is suspected of anti-Semitism ...
Now Jo Johnson, the government minister whose brief includes universities, has written to Universities UK asking for this definition to be disseminated throughout the system.
I still won't be supporting Israeli apartheid Week. I think it creates a perception that Israel is a homogeneous population of occupiers, which is unquestionably false.
A spokesman for Bristol University said that the vice-Chancellor received a formal letter of complaint about the lecturer earlier this month.
"This will include events such as those that might take place under the banner of 'Israel apartheid' events for instance.
CHAMPAIGN - Amid concerns about offensive "Unofficial St. Patrick's Day" T-shirts, harassment of Muslim students, anti-immigrant messages on the Quad and the defacing of an Israeli flag at a protest, Chancellor Robert Jones is urging the campus to ...
Every street sign in Israel is in Hebrew and Arabic, but many Israelis can't understand a standard conversation in Arabic.
A British university has cancelled an Israel apartheid Week event because it was deemed to have contravened the government's newly adopted definition of antisemitism.
Tel Aviv architect Asaf Lerman has renovated a library building designed by Oscar Niemeyer for Israel's Haifa University, and added a new wing to complement its brutalist concrete and glass construction. Lerman's studio won a competition in 2002 to ...
Dorit Beinisch, chancellor of the university and the first women to serve as president of the Supreme Court of Israel, said: "It is the only university which allows everyone to enrol without any demands, enabling others to have access to higher ...
A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after lobbying from a pro-Israeli organisation.
The University of Central Lancashire has cancelled an event which was due to take place as part of "Israel apartheid Week" activity on its campus.
The death knell, Hasan says, came after President Donald Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington this week.
In the days leading up to the event, rightwing pro-Israel media outlet The Algemeiner ran a story in which president of SSI and a former paratrooper in the Israeli military Rudy Rochman said Columbia University felt like a "war zone" ahead of Danon's ...
With the goals of fostering technological innovation and boosting research and development, the University of California has signed a memorandum of understanding with Israel's National Technological Innovation Authority to increase cooperation between ...
On Monday night, an event put on by the Columbia University chapter of students Supporting Israel (SSI) was disrupted repeatedly by anti-Israel attendees. The event centered around Israeli ambassador Danny Danon giving a lecture to a crowd of 300 ...
Beer Sheva-based Ben Gurion University (BGU) will launch Israel's first research satellite owned by an academic institution when nanosatellite BGUSAT lifts off on Wednesday.
Through Stand With Us, an international nonprofit Israel education organization, and JFGP, Timna Rockman will be that shelicha in the Portland area through May 2017, sharing stories of her life in Israel with teens at local schools. She will share ...
NTU Chief of Staff and Vice-President (Research) Professor Lam Khin Yong and BGU Vice-President and Dean (Research & Development) Professor Dan Blumberg signed the joint research agreement at the CyberTech Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, on ...
Jerusalem - A new Israeli law legalizing dozens of unlawfully built West Bank settlement outposts came under heavy criticism on Tuesday from some of Israel's closest allies, as local rights groups prepared to ask the Supreme Court to overturn the ...
A university student's greatest fear should be that they get called out for browsing Buzzfeed in a lecture, not that they might be outed as an Israeli. But, in 2017, spurning somebody solely for their nationality is apparently fair game amongst the ...


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