The lecturer received a serious reprimand by the university administration.
Bar-Ilan University in Israel barred an LGBT student group from holding a gay pride event on campus.
The Netanyahu government’s most left-wing member, environmental defense minister Amir Peretz, quit the cabinet on Sunday and declared war on the prime minister, vowing to work for a new government committed to peace and economic justice. Peretz, a onetime Labor Party chairman and defense minister, is a member of Tzipi Livni’s Hatnuah party.
Pope Francis received Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz, Bar-Ilan University of Israel’s president, at the Vatican.
Israeli scholar and law professor Mordechai Kedar, who made headlines recently for his comments about rape as a way to combat Hamas terrorism, says the backlash won’t affect his speaking tour of the U.S.
Israeli professor Hanoch Sheinman thought it was basic human decency to express concern for all the victims of the Gaza war. But his email sparked a shocking backlash.
Israeli public support for West Bank settlements has declined significantly in the past year, according to a new survey released June 12. It’s the second consecutive year of sharp decreases in sympathy for settlers and the settlement enterprise.
Tough-talking Benjamin Netanyahu repeated tried-and-true talking points about the Palestinians in a recent ‘major’ policy speech. But he pointedly avoided vowing to keep all of Jerusalem.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a major address asserted that the primary obstacle to Middle East peace is the Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
How Orthodox should Israel’s Orthodox university be?