Concern Over Berkeley Vote for Divestment

In a rare campus victory for proponents of divestment efforts targeting Israel, the student senate at the University of California, Berkeley approved a resolution calling on the school to divest from corporations deemed to support the Israeli military, the West Bank separation barrier and settlement building.

Senor Decides Against Running for Senate, Citing Family and Business

The name Dan Senor triggers two associations in the minds of those people who have heard of him at all.

Israel Considered for Nude Photo Project

Photographer Spencer Tunick, who is famous for taking photographs of nude crowds at sites around the world, is planning to bring his project to Israel.

Many Jewish Non-profits Hail Passage of the Historic Health-Care Legislation

Several Jewish non-profit groups are lauding passage of health care reform legislation, saying it will benefit the community on a number of levels. Other groups, however, are keeping quiet in what some observers and insiders describe as an attempt to keep out of the political crossfire.

Critics Say It Will Be Harder To Spot Trends With No National Jewish Survey

In the coming weeks, some 120 million Americans will fill out their U.S. Census forms, providing the government with information that will be used to track demographic trends and to direct funding where it’s needed. But this time, unlike during three of the last four decennial U.S. Census cycles, there will be no parallel nationwide Jewish survey.

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