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Brandeis University honors AJC CEO David Harris with honorary doctorate

Harris receives Brandeis University Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for his lifetime of service to the Jewish people and humankind.

Brandeis U honors AJC CEO David Harris with honorary doctorate

Brandeis grad convicted in 2018 Brooklyn synagogue attacks is arrested for subway mugging

Ex-NY City Hall intern and Brandeis grad convicted in 2018 of antisemitic vandalism is arrested for robbing a man on subway at knife-point.

Brandeis grad behind 2018 synagogue attacks arrested for mugging

After dispute, Brandeis University renews contract with president

Brandeis president signs 5-year contract renewal after dispute with university’s board.

After dispute, Brandeis renews contract with president

Brandeis University's most generous benefactor leaves a lasting legacy

Carl Shapiro, Boston philanthropist and longtime benefactor of Brandeis University, has passed away at the age of 108.

Celebrated philanthropist Carl Shapiro passes away at 108

Brandeis targeted by bomb threat a week before school starts

People on campus told to seek shelter after bomb threat received at Brandeis University, days before classes begin.

Brandeis targeted by bomb threat a week before school starts

A shot across the demographic bow

A shot across the demographic bow

Users on white nationalist site mock Jews' appearance

Photos of Brandeis students and professors posted on white nationalist website.

Users on white nationalist site mock Jews' appearance

New project aims to study the Latin American Jewish experience

Brandeis University initiative looks to tell oft-overlooked story of Jews of Latin America.

New project aims to study the Latin American Jewish experience

Brandeis University reopens after bomb threat

Brandeis University reopens its campus hours after receiving an email bomb threat.

Brandeis University reopens after bomb threat

Brandeis University closed after email threat

Jewish University near Boston closes following series of emailed threats. Students living on campus forced to relocate.

Brandeis University closed after email threat

'Support for Israel among US Jewish youth is strong'

Brandeis prof. blasts findings that support for Israel among college students is decreasing. 'If they were disaffected, they wouldn’t come.'

'Support for Israel among US Jewish youth is strong'

BDS spurs growing anti-Semitism on campuses

Researchers at Brandeis University find increased anti-Semitism on campuses is related to BDS.

BDS spurs growing anti-Semitism on campuses

'Discomfort an important element of education'

Q&A with the new president of Brandeis University, Ron Liebowitz.

Brandeis president: Discomfort an important element of education