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New Chabad Center at Sarah Lawrence College

New Chabad Center at Sarah Lawrence College

Wisdom with understanding,” the motto of Sarah Lawrence College, fits perfectly with the ideals of Chabad, which is opening a center at the Bronxville campus in time for the 2012 fall semester. Rabbi Sruli and Mushka Deitsch will begin their activities as full Chabad representatives, where they will introduce a variety of Jewish educational and [...]

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Israeli Universities Join Petition Against Tax Exemption for Yeshivas

Israel’s universities and colleges have joined a petition against the Interior Ministry for alleged unfair exemptions of yeshivas from city taxes. Student unions from around the country filed the petition to the High Court of Justice about two months ago after the ministry’s director general issued a directive changing the criteria for exemptions. According to [...]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 23 March 28, 2012

More children are suffering accidents from poisoning to drowning during the two weeks before Passover than during any other fortnight in the year. The dangers are even greater during the week before the Festival of Freedom, when children are on school holiday and parents are involved in intensive cleaning preparations. Parents are told to protect [...]

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StarTribune.com: Are Liberal Arts Colleges Kosher?

Liberal arts colleges are kosher although they are having a tough time proving it, reports the StarTribune. “In tough times, liberal arts colleges defend their value,” recounts the efforts at St. Olaf’s in Northfield MN: …St. Olaf has transformed its career center, called the Center for Experiential Learning. “I don’t know why that name was [...]

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Anti-Israel Attitudes Spreading at U.S. Universities, Report Says

A report released February 8 by The David Project, one of a handful of Jewish groups devoted to campus activism on Israel, paints a nuanced picture of the challenges Israel faces on U.S. university campuses. Called “A Burning Campus? Rethinking Israel Advocacy at America’s Universities and Colleges,” the paper claims that universities are host to [...]

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Sweden to Chabad: No Jewish Homeschooling

Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries to Sweden have been threatened by the city of Gothenburg with thousands of dollars in fines for home schooling their children, as the Swedish government attempts to force this Jewish family to send its children to public school. On January 26, Rabbi Alexander Namdar and his wife Leah, representatives of the worldwide Chassidic [...]

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Non-Profit College Presidents at Yeshiva and Touro Take Home $Millions

We reproduce this disturbing NY Post story. Note well that Richard Joel (Yeshiva U.) and Bernard Lander (Touro U. — now deceased) munificently plundered their respective institutions. Ha ha. Richard Joel joked about how he is overpaid at a recent Teaneck lecture appearance. Ha ha, so very funny. Million-dollar prexies put profs to $hame By [...]

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Pro-Israel? Anti-Israel? No, Just Israel.

Last week, the American Jewish Committee renounced a statement made by one of its staffers. The AJC’s Director on Anti-Semitism suggested that some Israel supporters are distorting the 1964 Civil Rights Act when they argue that colleges – that hire anti-Israel professors and support anti-Israel rallies – are in violation of the law. The director said that [...]

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How to Choose a Jewish College

Some Jewish students prefer to study in Jewish universities instead of going to secular colleges. They feel that the distractions from non-Jewish colleges may affect their studies. Finding the right Jewish college is easy with these few steps: Use your resources to do research. You can find resources by using search sites like Google and [...]

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Israel commemorates terror victims

Israel commemorates terror victims

Israel marks the Day of memory of killed soldiers and victims of terror acts on Monday. Commemoration ceremonies will take place at places of soldiers’ burials, memorials, in colleges and offices. According to official data, over 22 thousand people died in wars and clashes since Jewish migrants began to settle outside the walls of the [...]

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Blue Fringe - My Awakening

Blue Fringe plays a diverse array of music, mixing original material with popular Jewish and secular songs. This allows them to appeal to all audiences from high schools, colleges, summer camps, synagogues, and even New York City theaters. It is this aspect that makes Blue Fringe so unique. The band, comprised of four 20-something friends [...]

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Who’s Who in the Bible

This unique, informative and comprehensive software brings in narrative format the biographies of over 3,000 persons named in the Bible, sorted by alphabet, date and text location. It is the most complete and detailed reference tool on the subject. It tells the individual story of every person named in the Bible. They are all here, [...]

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Around the Family Table: A Comprehensive “Bencher” and Companion for Shabbat and Festival Meals and other Family Occasions

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Publisher: Jewish Lights Around the Family Table is a practical and inspiring book of devotion and prayer for the Jewish home. Many uplifting and ancient Jewish traditions are rooted in the home and celebrated with the family. This book of prayer and celebration is intended to serve as a guide for meaningful [...]

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Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar

Lewis Glinert Publisher: Routledge Press This new edition of “Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar” is an up to date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of modern Hebrew as used by contemporary native speakers of the language. It presents an accessible description of the language, focusing on the real patterns of use [...]

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Torah Lights

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Publisher: Ohr Torah Stone “The world of biblical commentary reveals many secrets. First and foremost, the Bible… may be likened to a magnificent diamond, glistening with many brilliant colors all at the same time. And although the different hues often appear to be contradictory, when you view the totality of the light [...]

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