Academic World

Jews, Israelis discriminated against by university prof., complaint alleges

StandWithUs has launched a complaint against George Washington University over its failure to deal with Professor Lara Sheehi's alleged antisemitism.

Activists call for court shutdown, lawyer protest, against judicial reforms

Eight Israeli law faculty deans also criticized the reforms in a letter, warning they would alter the system of checks and balances.

Where are the pro-Israel Jewish academics? - opinion

For years, most scholars have been vocally anti-Zionist and those who pro-Zionist have not spoken out.

By Naya Lekht
05/01/2023

Susan Weissman: An 18-year doctorate under Dr. Soloveitchik

It all started when Weissman was an undergraduate student at Stern College and walked into Soloveitchik’s class titled “The History of Halacha.”

By Miri Weissman
30/12/2022

ChatGPT: What is the new free AI chatbot? - explainer

Released as a free prototype by OpenAI, which also made DALL-E, ChatGPT AI chatbot has taken the world by storm. Here is what we think you need to know.

27/12/2022

TAU, Goethe University launch first joint interfaith studies center

A year after the original announcement, the collaboration is finally getting underway.

Academic success shaped by family income in first 1,000 days of life - study

Relative poverty experienced during the first 1,000 days of life has a negative impact on the achievements of students; relative wealth during this period has a positive impact.

Israel selects its 2023 Rhodes Scholars-elect

Gal Rubin and Yonatan Gideoni have been selected as Israel's 2023 Rhodes Scholars-elect and have the chance to pursue their studies at Oxford.

Teaching Israelis about US Jewry at the University of Haifa

Prof. Barak-Gorodetsky explained that from his perspective, the program has affected Israeli society and that there is a lot less ignorance toward American Jews as a result.

27/11/2022

Strengthening ties between the Holon Institute of Technology and Uzbekistan

Prof. Eduard Yakubov, HIT president, reviews the Israel-Uzbekistan International Summit of Academy and Science.

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