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First-ever Israeli Art Lending Library launched at Northeastern University

This is the first such art lending library dedicated to showcasing Israeli artists, with the goal of educating more students about Israel and its diverse society.

09/09/2020
Oxford
Oxford University to award two Israeli students the Rhodes Scholarship

This will be the fourth year that the university will offer Israeli students two opportunities to become a Rhodes Scholar * six Israelis have received the award

White Jewish professor investigated for pretending to be Black

The situation came to light after the publication of a blog post attributed to professor Jessica Krug, in which the white author confesses to falsely claiming Black Caribbean heritage.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
Warwick University
Jewish students disappointed over lack of action on 'Israel lobby' comment

The University of Warwick has ruled that a lecturer who taught students that accusations of antisemitism within the Labour Party were perpetrated by the 'Israel lobby' was not being antisemitic.

Posters glorifying Nazism hung at Arizona State U

The posters read “Hitler was right,” “unity of our blood” and other comments deemed anti-Semitic.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/09/2020
Feces, wastewater tests prevent corona outbreak in U of Arizona dorms

By diagnosing two individuals in the dorms as asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers, the university prevented a potentially serious outbreak.

30/08/2020
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign event in Ne
Joe Biden calls Delaware Chabad torching ‘deeply disturbing’

The Tuesday night blaze, which resulted in damages estimated at $150,000-$200,000, was ruled an arson by the state fire marshal on Wednesday.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/08/2020
‘It’s not the same and everybody knows it’: Jewish campus life online

Being involved with Hillel and other Jewish student organizations forms a significant part of the social lives of many Jewish students.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
28/08/2020
College leaders: It’s time to stop antisemitism on campus – opinion

Rose Ritch is the latest example of Jewish students who are being bullied for expressing their Jewish identity. University leaders must do everything they can to ensure that she’s the last.

By SUSAN B. TUCHMAN , MORTON A. KLEIN
27/08/2020
Two religious men outside the headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, New York.
Fire causes significant damage at University of Delaware’s Chabad center

It took 45 firefighters, including from neighboring fire companies, some 40 minutes to bring the fire under control, the Newark Post reported.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
27/08/2020
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