Seniors at prestigious Dutch university turn Jewish student’s room into ‘Nazi death camp’ with Swastikas & other Nazi symbols as part of an initiation rite.
A Jewish student at a Dutch university was shocked to discover recently that his fellow students had spray-painted swastikas and Nazi symbols on the walls of his room as part of an initiation rite.
The management at the Netherlands’ prestigious Leiden University said it would take harsh measures against the students responsible for the incident, which took place several days ago.
A family crosses the “Arbeit macht frei” gate of the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in Poland, where some 1.1 million people, most of them European Jews, perished between 1940 and 1945 – Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/FILE
The senior students redesigned the Jewish freshman’s dorm room by painting mass graves and train tracks on the walls and also hung barbed wire on the pipes and created a swastika from sticks, Dutch newspaper Volkskrant reported. Continue Reading »
New academic year kicks off with over 300,000 students enrolling, an increase of 1% from last year, in Israel’s 65 colleges & universities.
Some 310,000 students kicked off the academic school year on Sunday at 65 higher education institutions throughout the country.
Tel Aviv University campus. – Photo: PR
According to the Council for Higher Education (CHE) some 238,420 will be enrolled in bachelor’s programs, 59,455 will pursue master’s degrees, and 10,860 will study in doctoral programs. These figures marked a 1 percent increase from the previous academic year, in which 307,020 students were enrolled in academic institutions. Continue Reading »
The scholarship will demonstrate to the young people of the Golan Heights that they are welcomed citizens of Israel & the scholarship is a very good way to bring together the Golan Druze community & Israel.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) along with Sayeret Matkal (General Staff Reconnaissance Unit) led by former minister Avi Dichter, established a new scholarship program on Sunday for army and national service graduates of the Druze community in commemoration of Sayeret Matkal Major Salim Shufi.
Former Home Front Defense Minister Avi Dichter – Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post
“This is the first project of this kind to incorporate young Druze residents of the Golan Heights. Continue Reading »
The American Studies Association said that it will withdraw the resolution if a majority of the ASA’s voting members do not vote to endorse the boycott resolution by December 15.
The American Association of University Professors called on members of the to vote down a resolution endorsing an academic boycott of Israel.
Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.- Photo: AP
In an open letter to American Studies Association members published Dec. 6, two days after the ASA’s 20-member national council approved the boycott resolution, the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, which says it opposes academic boycotts as violations of academic freedom, wrote that it “recognizes the right of individual scholars to act in accordance with their own personal consciences.” Continue Reading »