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'Jerusalem of North' Tells of Pre-WWII Jewish Life

'Jerusalem of North' Tells of Pre-WWII Jewish Life

Lithuania launched a new campaign for European students that reveals the country's once rich Jewish culture, as well as its tragic end. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/12/2012 04:46
Israeli Students Pray for US as Hurricane Hits

Israeli Students Pray for US as Hurricane Hits

Israeli students in Amit schools prayed for the well-being of Americans as Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast.Maayana Miskin, 30/10/2012 20:08
New Survey: Students More Reliant on Parents

New Survey: Students More Reliant on Parents

A new survey shows that Israeli students have become more financially reliant on their parents. Another blow to the middle class?Annie Lubin, 09/10/2012 16:43
Chabad Students Subjected to Anti-Semitic Taunts

Chabad Students Subjected to Anti-Semitic Taunts

On Monday morning, children in grades 7-9 who attend the Chabad school in Berlin were subjected to anti-Semitic taunts.Rachel Hirshfeld, 05/09/2012 22:16
New Zealand's Only Jewish Day School to Close

New Zealand's Only Jewish Day School to Close

The only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital of Wellington has been forced to close its doors at the end of the year. Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/08/2012 00:12
NY Gov. Vetoes Religious Education Bill

NY Gov. Vetoes Religious Education Bill

NY Governor Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have made it easier for religious students with special needs to receive tuition reimbursements.Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/08/2012 19:47
Israeli Team Wins Worldwide Invention Award

Israeli Team Wins Worldwide Invention Award

A team of yeshiva students from Yerucham in southern Israel has won second place in a global science competition., 06/07/2012 15:09
Students Evicted for Refusing to Comply with Islam

Students Evicted for Refusing to Comply with Islam

More than 70 students in South Africa were kicked out of college dormitories for refusing to comply with Islamic traditions and rules.Rachel Hirshfeld, 04/06/2012 22:54
Onslaught of 1700+ Hate Texts to a Jewish Student

Onslaught of 1700+ Hate Texts to a Jewish Student

Albuquerque teenager accused of sending hundreds of anti-Semitic text messages to a fellow student, including “kill Jews, heil Hitler.” 

Rachel Hirshfeld, 28/05/2012 16:44
Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults

Long Island School Ignores Anti-Semitic Assaults

Students at a Long Island high school taunted a Jewish classmate, while the school refused to intervene, according to federal lawsuit. Rachel Hirshfeld, 14/05/2012 17:11
New York Times Ad Slams BDS

New York Times Ad Slams BDS

An ad placed in the New York Times on Wednesday accused BDS supporters of contributing to anti-Semitism worldwide.Rachel Hirshfeld, 27/04/2012 10:38
6th Grade Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

6th Grade Students Collect 6 Million Pennies

Inspired by award-winning documentary Paper Clips, students collect 6 million pennies to commemorate six million Jews murdered in Holocaust.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/04/2012 15:03
Saudi Arabia Bars 'Gays and Tom-Boys' from Schools

Saudi Arabia Bars 'Gays and Tom-Boys' from Schools

Saudi Arabia has barred "gays and tom-boys" from schools; students will only be permitted to return if they stop “unacceptable behavior.” Rachel Hirshfeld, 18/04/2012 11:23
Hebrew Classes in Texas Face Imminent Closure

Hebrew Classes in Texas Face Imminent Closure

After 10 years of being only the university in North Texas to offer Hebrew classes, North Texas U. has decided to eliminate its program.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/04/2012 14:34
Suicide Attempts Cause Facebook Controversy

Suicide Attempts Cause Facebook Controversy

Activists call to allow teachers greater Facebook freedom as two students attempt suicide over comments on site. Maayana Miskin, 02/03/2012 13:32
School Year Off to a Quiet Start

School Year Off to a Quiet Start

Schools opened the new year in Israel Thursday, with one of the calmest opening days in years. "Shalom" to 125,000 first graders! David Lev, 01/09/2011 09:20