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  • Amid Chinese influx, Brandeis considers its Jewish identity

    May 5, 2015 | 1:24 pm

    When Jeff Wang was applying to U.S. colleges more than two years ago from his home near Shanghai, Brandeis University was a top choice.

    Like many Chinese students now at Brandeis, he had discovered the university on Chinese Internet forums that touted the school’s academic...

  • Building bridges between Jews and Latinos on campus

    May 30, 2012 | 12:32 pm

    The growth of the Latino population in the United States is not news. Studies have long shown that those whose background lies in one of the many countries south of the Texas border are becoming a larger and therefore more influential share of the American population. According to...

  • Hebrew College to keep its building

    May 10, 2012 | 1:45 pm

    Hebrew College is renegotiating its debt and will be able to keep its flagship Newton Building.

    Rabbi Daniel Lehmann, president of the suburban Boston college, told The Jewish Advocate newspaper that the school has settled its original loan and refinanced its debt to $7.4 million...