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Academia’s antisemitism and foreign funding in the corona era

During the lockdowns, some anti-Israel groups like IfNotNow have used the pandemic to advance their agenda through social media.

What is the Jewish future at universities?

A new series asks the important questions about the future of college.

By TAMARA BERENS
08/06/2020
TAU team to represent Israel in L’Oréal Brandstorm finals

The team was led by marketing researcher Dr. Irit Nitzan and Nurit Hod. It will represent Israel in the finals, which will be held online in June.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chinese VP Wang Qishan attend the Committee on Innovation in I
United States eyeing Israel's academic ties with China amid tensions

One industry that the US has fingered as particularly sensitive is technology, so much so that the US has been eyeing Chinese-Israeli joint academic research in the field.

Iran sentences French academic to six years in prison

Iran has rejected France’s call to release Adelkhah, a 60-year-old anthropologist who has been detained since June 2019, saying the demand is an interference in Tehran’s internal affairs.

By REUTERS
16/05/2020
German Jews urge festival to disinvite ‘antisemitic’ pro-BDS academic

The open letter by the NGO Values Initiative takes the South African-based academic Achille Mbembe to task for allegedly inflammatory rhetoric.

William Helmreich, famous sociologist of US Jewry, dies of coronavirus

Helmreich, 74, an academic with eclectic interests whose areas of expertise ranged from race relations to urban life to Orthodox Jewry.

By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
31/03/2020
Coronavirus not stopping academics in Israel

In accordance with the government guidelines on the coronavirus, IDC Herzliya is preparing for a new academic routine for the upcoming semester

24/03/2020
Ono Academic College to provide financial aid amid coronavirus epidemic

Ono Academic College, in collaboration with the College's Student Union, has announced that they will be offering immediate financial aid to students who pay NIS 10,000 or more in annual tuition.

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