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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Education

“Growing up as a Jew in the capital of Christianity is not an easy thing. You always feel different. But you also feel a part of something.”

For Shirel, Rome is not just history; it’s also her home. Jews have lived in the Eternal City for 21 centuries, through golden ages and ghettos, fascism and freedom. But things are changing. And without ORT Liceo Renzo Levi — the city’s sole remaining Jewish high school, run by Federation partner ORT — Rome’s Jewish future would be a lot less certain.

The Engine of Jewish Life

Alumni of the Liceo Renzo Levi make up the heart of Rome’s 15,000-strong Jewish community. In fact, nearly every Jewish communal professional and lay leader in the city calls the school their alma mater.

“Each time I go

Group will combat 'fascists' who use free speech 'as a façade for attacking faculty'

Prominent anti-Israel academics launched a campus antifa group earlier this month for faculty across the United States.

Purdue University's Bill Mullen and Stanford University's David Palumbo-Liu created the Campus Antifascist Network (CAN) to combat "fascists" who use "‘free speech' as a façade for attacking faculty who have stood in solidarity with [targeted] students," as Palumbo-Liu described it on his

(Continued from last week)

The fifth person testifying before the committee was comedian Adam Carolla, who was there because he and radio host Dennis Prager have made No Safe Spaces, a forthcoming film on free speech. Carolla (who noted that he himself never attended college) testified that about fifteen years ago he had appeared on “a hundred college campuses with nary a word of negativity, no safe spaces, and no stuffed animals being handed out”; recently, however, he was invited to speak

Lubavitch Educational Center purchases property to meet increased enrollment

When students return on Aug. 29 to the Lubavitch Educational Center in Miami, a good number of them will be trekking a little farther to school, settling into a new facility.

Girls from the Beis Chana High School, a division of the Lubavitch Educational Center, will be housed in a 48,681-square-foot building purchased by the center earlier this year at the cost of some $5 million. The new building sits in an office

The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot has been named the top research institution in the world outside the United States, and the sixth-best overall in an international ranking, the Institute said in a release last Wednesday.

Weizmann president Professor Daniel Zajfman credited the school’s approach to research for the ranking, saying “we recruit scientists who are among the best in the world and let them follow their curiosity.

“That is what leads, in the end to innovative and