Category - News

Megújult a budapesti Országos...

Changes in the Budapest University of Jewish Studies Summer 2018 saw a series of changes conducted at the Budapest University of Jewish Studies (OR-ZSE). These changes renew the institution and allow it to strengthen its position in the...

Magyar tanárdelegáció az izraeli...

Author: Vadász Éva Hungarian Teacher’s Delegation at KKL-JNF Seminar in Israel KKL-JNF (Keren Kayemet LeIsrael) held an international conference from 18 to 25 July. A Hungarian delegation of 10 members attended the program, organized...

Toronto Day School Defaced with...

By Alex Rose Students and faculty at The Leo Baeck Day School’s South Campus in Toronto returned from the Thanksgiving long weekend to find pro-Palestinian slogans plastered on the school’s sign, the flagpole and a UJA Federation sign near...

Israeli Educational Leadership Meets...

By Adam Tasachi The first meeting of its kind between the heads of religious schools in the Jerusalem district and representatives of American Jewry – a joint initiative of Herzog College’s “Yesodot” program and the supervisor of...

Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, President of HUC...

Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D., President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute (HUC-JIR), died tragically in a plane crash on May 5, 2018, at the age of 53. He served as the 12th President in HUC-JIR’s 143-year history. Rabbi Panken was a...

With New Multi-million Grant, BBYO will...

Participants at 2014 BBYO International Convention (IC); eJP Archives In order to strengthen BBYO’s ability to deliver meaningful Jewish experiences to Jewish teens, the Maimonides Fund has awarded the organization a grant of $3.9 million...

Trump’s Visa Crackdown Could Have...

By Judy Maltz Haaretz.com The Trump administration’s crackdown on visas to foreigners could include an unlikely victim: Jewish summer camps. According to recent reports, the government’s plan to cut or end the J-1 visa program, which...