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FEATURE: Has the BDS movement been effective?On the face of it, both sides of the movement to boycott, sanction and divest from Israel have to admit the decade-old movement has chalked up few...read more...
Feel guilty about reading this? Blame your parentsIn designing and testing theories on how the body programs its 19,000 genes, Moshe Szyf, a geneticist and molecular biologist at McGill...read more...
Schabas keeps demonizing Israel, despite ethics violationsWhen Canadian law professor William Schabas was exposed as having omitted a blatant conflict of interest in applying for a UN position, he abruptly...read more...
UCLA student gov't member questioned about Jewish identityLOS ANGELES — A member of UCLA’s student government was asked in a hearing whether her Jewish identity presents a conflict of...read more...
Trent offers lessons for defeating BDS on campusOn Jan. 29, the Trent University Central Student Association passed a motion revoking a 2013 policy endorsing boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS...read more...
Going to shul makes you healthier: studyWACO, Texas — Regular synagogue attendance may make you healthier, a new study indicates. A study of five large American Jewish urban...read more...
Western business students revive Israel trip for non-JewsWhen Daniel Taylor and three friends – all students at the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School – approached the...read more...
GUEST VOICE: 15 teens remind me what being Jewish is all aboutTORONTO — This past weekend, I was reminded about the true meaning of Judaism.  But not from reading the Torah or the Talmud or from...read more...
Hillel spearheads Jewish renaissance at Queen’sAt a time when we are hearing that it’s difficult for Jewish students on some campuses, and on a campus that has not always been known as a...read more...
Jewish studies alive and well, Brandeis prof saysTORONTO — Even as interest in the humanities dwindles at universities, the number of classes and students in Jewish studies seems to be...read more...

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