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Take higher education. The number of Haredim in colleges and universities has grown more than three-fold since 2008, which is nice, but in actual numbers, only a tiny fraction of Haredim aged 25-35 have a bachelor's, or are studying for one. The standards for admission to special university programs for ...
The president of San Francisco State University issued an apology last week for saying, "Zionists are not welcome on campus," following a wave of ... Abdulhadi is well-known for supporting terrorism against Israel, calling for a “Third Palestinian Intifada,” in addition to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions ...

... three academic institutions in the territories under the Council for Higher Education, which is responsible for such institutions inside Israel. The law's sponsors are proud of it, because it's meant to advance the imposition of Israeli sovereignty on the territories. The universities were silent over this measure, ...
Even prior to the signing of the agreement, about half of Hebrew University's pension obligations were being funded through the state's higher education budget. The additional 70 million shekels per year is designed to help the university meet its pension obligations over the next decade, when they are ...
Now the Israeli Council for Higher Education will take over that responsibility. Now we are all Ariel. However, at a conference at Tel Aviv University a few weeks ago, Professor Manuel Trajtenberg warned that the move would be a violation of Israel's signed commitments with the European Union concerning ...
While much public discussion has focused on concerns about the rights of conservative speakers to appear, the Virginia disruption was of a panel featuring Israeli military reservists. And the University of Virginia is but the latest institution where events organized by Jewish and pro-Israel groups have been ...

With the Sabra brand of the chickpea dip pulled from the shelves of the University of Manchester's stores, the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (PSC) claimed it as a victory for the campus boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement over “Israeli human rights violators”. The BDS movement at the ...
19, Dawgs for Israel at the University of Georgia will be hosting the Walk the Runway: Israeli Fashion Show, which will showcase the culture and history of Israeli fashion. The show will feature Israeli fashion blogger Liraz Cohen, who runs the blog “Fashionating by Liri.” The show will consist of people ...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Knesset approved legislation that would extend Israeli sovereignty over universities and colleges in the West Bank. The institutions will be placed under the auspices of Israel's Council for Higher Education, instead of being overseen by the parallel Judea and Samaria Council for ...
Israel's parliament has approved legislation that will bring higher education institutions in the West Bank settlements under Israeli law. The bill, which will bring Ariel University in Samaria and other colleges under the auspices of Israel's Council for Higher Education, passed all three rounds of voting in ...
This week, anthropologists excavating a collapsed cave in Israel described a Homo sapiens fossil fragment that has been dated to between 194,000 and ... humans left Africa around 100,000 years ago," said Israel Hershkovitz, the professor of anthropology at Tel Aviv University in Israel who led the work.
Hen Mazzig, a former officer in the Israeli Ministry of Defence's COGAT (Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories) unit, was invited back ... The 2016 talk on UCL's campus was organised by with Israel societies at UCL and King's College London, with students from other universities attending.
The upper jawbone, or maxilla, was found by a team led by Israel Hershkovitz, a paleoanthropologist at Tel Aviv University and lead author of the new paper, while excavating the Misliya Cave on the western slopes of Mount Carmel in Israel. The jawbone was discovered in 2002 by a freshman on his first ...
Israel's Council for Higher Education has backed the proposed application of Israeli law to colleges and universities in West Bank settlements, Haaretz has ... the Council of Higher Education in Judea and Samaria, which is responsible for Ariel University, Orot Israel Academic College of Education in Elkana ...
The Council for Higher Education supports the application of Israeli law to colleges and universities in the West Bank, a council member said ... Council for Higher Education in Judea and Samaria is responsible for three institutions of higher learning in the West Bank: Ariel University, Orot Israel Academic ...
The number of Israeli Arabs pursuing bachelors degrees at Israeli universities and colleges jumped 60% over the last seven years to 47,000 in 2017, ... Arabs into higher education thanks to a holistic program and the investment of major resources,” said Yaffa Zilbershats, a Bar-Ilan University professor and ...
Last May, Jared Kushner accompanied President Trump, his father-in-law, on the pair's first diplomatic trip to Israel, part of Mr. Kushner's White House ... The Menora transaction is the latest financial arrangement that has surfaced between Mr. Kushner's family business and Israeli partners, including one of ...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said security forces have ended the unrest linked to anti-government protests which erupted last month. In a statement on its website, the powerful paramilitary force blamed the unrest on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, as parliament and security officials met to discuss ...
... Bennett presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with an ultimatum at Sunday's meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Legislation: Advance legislation placing West Bank colleges and Ariel University under the aegis of the Council for Higher Education in Israel, thus placing them under Israeli law ...
Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a rare prehistoric site near Tel Aviv described as a "paradise" for hunter-gatherers living 500,000 years ago. The site, next to a ... The Israel Antiquities Authority, which carried out the joint excavation with the university, said the finds had shed new light on the period.
The list is part of Israel's efforts against a grassroots movement known as BDS, which calls for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel over its policies toward the Palestinians. The movement has urged businesses, artists and universities to sever ties with Israel and it includes thousands of ...
If we add to this the legislation that allows construction on private Palestinian land in return for compensation, the legislation to annex Ariel University to the Israeli Council for Higher Education (instead of the Council for Higher Education of Judea and Samaria – the West Bank), and the legislation making it ...
In a study conducted in 2015 by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute in conjunction with the Dirasat Arab Center for Law and Policy, and Sikkuy: The Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality in Israel, only 10 percent of Israeli Jews reported that they speak or understand Arabic at a reasonable level.
Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld, a Holocaust survivor who became one of the foremost contemporary Hebrew-language writers, died on Thursday aged 85, ... literature at Jerusalem's Hebrew University and in later life became a professor of Hebrew literature at Ben Gurion University in southern Israel.
Iranian students attend a protest inside Tehran University while anti-riot Iranian police prevent them from joining other protesters, Tehran, December 30, 2017. /AP ... Israeli intelligence officials who were asked about the issue this week sounded sober and cautious about the chances that the protests would ...
When Tatiana Hanimov, who is studying at Tel Aviv University for an MSc in electrical engineering and an MBA, was starting here studies, she looked for part-time work for students. Like many others, she preferred a job that was at least partly related to the subject she was studying. She went for many job ...
Arab-Israeli students at Tel University heckled Egyptian lecturer Saad Eddin Ibrahim for coming to speak there on Tuesday evening, calling him a "traitor" for perpetuating "normalization with Israel." In an interview with i24NEWS, Ibrahim explained that the choice to visit Israel did not depend on him, though ...
... attempt to obstruct prisoners from pursuing a university education while serving time in prison. Hadarim, where 120 prisoners are held, is the only Israeli prison where Palestinian inmates are permitted to continue higher education and to do research with help from prisoners who have a university degree.
It later changed hands several times before Israel took control of the eastern part of Jerusalem from Jordan after the 1967 war. UVA Today asked University of Virginia assistant politics professor Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl, a specialist on the Middle East, for his analysis of Wednesday's development, which ...
Jerusalem was divided: The western half became part of the new state of Israel (and its capital, under an Israeli law passed in 1950), while the ... feeling that everything was possible, and the emotional impact of occupying the Old City,” said Menachem Klein, a political scientist at Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
TEL AVIV, Israel. (WJHG/WECP) - Florida State University now has a new partner, all the way in Israel! On Monday, Governor Rick Scott signed a memorandum of understanding between FSU and Tel Aviv University. This agreement includes student and staff exchange programs, research collaborations, ...
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 ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked expressed support ... "Israel and countries of the West have a major interest in the ... In a speech at Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies ...
I witnessed the university condemn anti-Semitism as a means of avoiding divestment from corporations that profit off of Israeli occupation, the ...
(JTA) — Yeshiva University celebrated the investiture of Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman ... former Israeli Ambassador Danny Ayalon; and Israel's United Nations Amb. ... “Most new presidents of universities need to learn the story of their ...
Kashua is an Arab citizen of Israel who says he has never felt ... He is the writer and creator of the hit Israeli TV shows “Arab Labor” and “The ...
Dr Steven Salaita, a Palestinian-American, sued the University of Illinois ... of tweets that he sent following the Israeli invasion of Gaza in 2014.
Yair Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's son, is under fire for ... Yair Netanyahu, who is a university student, condemned the Israeli left for ...
Tufts University's Hillel is described as “an organization that supports a white supremacist state” in a student-written guide to activist life at the ...
Only when she came to Israel in 2004 did she take what she calls a “very ... and teachers in Israel and America at universities and women's learning ... of American Jewish University, told me: “Women always read at one ...
As Violence Intensifies, Israel Continues to Arm Myanmar's Military Junta ... But none of this has led to a change in the policy of the Israeli Defense ... and a report by Harvard University researchers that said the commission of ...
... with Israel, urges banks, churches, pension funds and universities to ... Israeli companies, and seeks sanctions against Israel, as well as its ...
UCI sanctions student Palestinian group for disrupting Israeli event on campus ... revoke the student Palestinian organization's status, university officials said. ... On May 10, the UCI Students Supporting Israel group hosted five former Israeli ... Tags: echo code · Education · higher education · OCR Newsletter ...
It must be stressed that no decision to boycott Israeli institutions has yet been taken by the university. Rather, the matter has been raised for ...
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 ...


 

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