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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Education

Stressing light over darkness at the University of Virginia in the wake of recent violence

As Jewish students arrive over the next week for the new academic year at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Shlomo and Channa Mayer will be there for them. They will be there for them as they always are, but now even more so in the wake of the neo-Nazi march and ensuing terrorist car attack that have deeply impacted the city, its residents and the college campus.

Over the past week, the couple has connected with students, parents and alumni by phone, email and on social media—offering guidance, comfort and reassurance. Discussions are in the works about ways to address the issues that have come out of

“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

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

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

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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