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In the Past Three Years, 12 QC Grads Have Received This Prestigious Award
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently named Queens College as one of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Students. The highly competitive Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in the national publication, The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Queens College has had multiple Fulbright winners every year since 2013, with a total of 12 graduates receiving the honor in the past three years alone—an unusual achievement. During that same three-year period, the college was
Bills introduced in Virginia and Tennessee legislatures recently and in Congress in December
The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law (LDB) last week endorsed a bill introduced in the South Carolina Legislature which will help combat the growing threat of anti-Semitism on state college campuses.
The South Carolina bill follows similar efforts at the federal level and in Virginia and Tennessee. In January, Virginia Delegate Dave A. LaRock introduced a bill in the Virginia
For Shani Tauber, it all came together when her group left the house of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the religious Zionism pioneer known as “Rav Kook.”
“We were coming back through the streets of Jerusalem when all of a sudden it hit me: We are walking the land where everything we’ve been learning happened,” says Tauber. “And I realized it’s not theoretical here. You can feel how real it is.”
Tauber, who hails from New Jersey, is one of 15 women spending the year in Jerusalem in a new program that
NYC Councilman David G. Greenfield congratulated NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo last week, after Cuomo's proposal this week to spend $25 million to provide security for non-public schools throughout the state. Cuomo's measure echoes Greenfield's own historic law, passed with overwhelming support in 2016, that provides free security guards for nearly every non-public school in New York City including yeshivas and Catholic schools.
"I am thrilled that the governor has followed New York City's lead
On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, the MDS student Israel Advocacy Team presented, “What Can You Do For Israel?”
Topics included Israel: The Legitimate Sovereign, by Avital Feuerstein; Erroneous Allegations against the IDF, by Rachel Halpern; Terrorism and Palestinian Payments, by Ruthi Gerber and Allie Berkowitz; Efficacy of Security Checks, by Shoshana Epstein; Biased Media, by Jacob Kadoe; Social Media and Propaganda, by Charlie Laifer; Education of Palestinian Youth, by Isaac Silverman