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The American studies departments of Brandeis University and Penn State Harrisburg withdrew from the American Studies Association after it voted to boycott Israeli universities.
“We view the recent vote by the membership to affirm an academic boycott of Israel as a politicization...
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Frederick M. Lawrence, the new president of Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass., came to Los Angeles and environs in early February for a dozen meetings with donors, alumni, prospective students and more. With about 1,800 graduate and undergraduate alums in Southern California...
December 3, 2008 | 9:34 pmUC to Reopen Study in Israel
Officials at the University of California are talking with their counterparts at Hebrew University of Jerusalem about reopening the UC's study abroad program there for Fall 2009.
The program was suspended in 2002 after Israel made the U.S. State...
March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pmPurim is a time to dull our senses with drink and cloak our identity by dressing in costume. We do so in order to confront a troubling part of our history and the threats to Jewish life and continuity in the Diaspora.
In our retelling of the Purim story, we sometimes forget that our...
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February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pmPalestinians Riot Around Jerusalem
Palestinians rioted at entry points to Jerusalem to protest a ban stemming from previous riots over an Old City dig. Police banned Palestinian males under age 50 from attending Friday prayer services at mosques on the Temple Mount, and extended a...
June 22, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Three in five adults report that their level of Jewish involvement has changed substantially over the course of their adult lives. Remarkably, their involvement is nearly as likely to have increased as to have declined.What's constant is change. American Jews continually adapt and...