Study Finds Clear Evidence Faculty in 40 Universities Use Classroom to Promote BDS

Photo Credit: Hossam el-Hamalawy via Flickr New research released Wednesday by AMCHA Initiative provides the first empirical evidence showing that faculty who support academic BDS are actively promoting this political agenda directly to students in their classrooms. The study (Bringing BDS into the Classroom), which examined 50 syllabi at 40 public and private colleges and […]

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Jordan’s Princess Salma bint Abdullah II Makes History as First Female Pilot in Hashemite Kingdom

Photo Credit: Hashemite Royal Court King Abdullah II presents pilots’ wings to Princess Salma bint Abdullah II Jordan’s Princess Salma bint Abdullah II made history on Wednesday to become the first woman in the country to earn her wings as a military pilot. Clearly filled with paternal pride, the nation’s commander-in-chief, King Abdullah II pinned […]

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Tefillin On Time

Photo Credit: Jewish Press Ordering your bar mitzvah boy’s tefillin so that they will be ready when you need them is an art form. A friend was sharing her disappointment that her son’s tefillin would not be arriving in time for him to put them on a month before his actual bar mitzvah, as is […]

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Jacob’s Three Names

Photo Credit: Jewish Press The Jewish people’s third patriarch had three names: Yaakov, Yisrael, and Yeshurun. “Yaakov” is derived from the root ayin-kuf-bet, which means heel; the Torah tells us that he received this name because he was born holding onto his older brother heel (Genesis 25:26). Advertisement ‘); _avp.push({ tagid: article_top_ad_tagid, alias: ‘/’, type: […]

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