I ain’t letting no computer grade this column. No way.
Police responded to multiple bomb threats targeting the Koreatown home of Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) and a police squad car parked adjacent to the campus on Dec. 18, disrupting life for much of the workday at one of Los Angeles’ largest synagogues and its surrounding neighborhood.
U.S. economist Alvin Roth, winner of the 2012 Nobel prize for economics on Monday with colleague Lloyd Shapley, was "surprised" and "delighted" when he got the midnight call at his California home telling him he had won.
Appearing considerably greyer than when he began negotiating the Oslo peace process for the Clinton Administration 18 years ago, former Middle East envoy Dennis Ross addressed Harvard University’s first Israel Conference April 20 on the topic of “Innovating the Peace Process.”
Isaeli Border Police redirected a group of students from Harvard University from a Palestinian village for traveling on a security road.
This coming weekend, Harvard’s Kennedy School will host a One State Conference” where some 20 speakers will be talking about “Israel/Palestine and the one-state solution.” Between the idea of a one-state solution, and the reaction to Harvard’s providing a venue for entertaining it, and the ongoing Republican assault on elites and universities, I don’t know whether to cry or to cry.
Yeshiva University is the fourth most popular school in the country, according to a recent U.S. News and World Report ranking.
Elena Kagan would make it three -- three women and three Jews on the U.S. Supreme Court for the first time in its history.
Seventeen U.S. Congress members sent a letter to Harvard University urging divestment from Iran's energy sector.
As high school seniors scramble to finish college applications and anxiously await admission decisions, their parents may be more worried about how they're going to pay the bill.
The average annual cost for tuition, room and board, books and personal expenses at a UC campus is about $24,000. Many private colleges are twice as expensive. Tuition has been increasing faster than the rate of inflation and there is concern in the higher education community that only students from the most affluent families will be able to attend private colleges.
Feeling frustrated about Arab anti-Semitism? Upset by people's insensitivity toward Jewish concerns? Think you're powerless to influence your school or community? Think again.
A group of Harvard students spoke out against hate speech in the Middle East, and, thanks to the support of the community, achieved results. I helped organize the group, and our efforts resulted in shutting down an Arab League think tank that distributes hate speech against Americans and Jews.
It all started last year when I was a student at Harvard Divinity School.
Funders of UC Berkeley's Center for Middle Eastern Studies have links to Al-Qaeda, according to a campus Jewish newspaper.
In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the United States is considered Israel's last remaining key ally. Aiming to change that, the anti-Israel movement on college campuses has adopted a message rooted in bedrock American ideals.
As a kid in Queens, N.Y., Richard Milner's nickname was Dino, while fellow Jurassic-geek Stephen Jay Gould was Fossil Face. For Milner's 1954 Reform bar mitzvah, Gould gave him -- what else? -- Roy Chapman Andrews' classic, All About Dinosaurs.