Jewish Journal

Cleveland State University signs agreement with University of Haifa


18 hours ago

University of Haifa Rector David Faraggi, left, and Cleveland State University President Ronald M. Berkman on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Cleveland. (Courtesy Cleveland State University)

Cleveland State University and the University of Haifa signed an agreement to develop joint programming.

David Faraggi, rector of Israel’s University of Haifa, signed the memorandum of... read full article

  • Hollande calls for easing blockade, demilitarizing Gaza


    20 hours ago

    French President Francois Hollande called for the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip and the easing of Gaza’s blockade.

    Hollande’s speech Thursday to the French diplomatic corps was the latest sign that the international community plans to press for demilitarization after the...

  • Israeli company ReWalk going public


    2 days ago

    The Israeli company ReWalk Robotics, which builds exoskeletons to help people with spinal cord injuries stand and walk, is going public.

    The company, which changed its name recently from Argo Medical Technologies to the name of its signature product, announced this week that it...

  • Sinai terror group beheads four accused of spying for Israel


    2 days ago

    Four Egyptian men were beheaded by a Sinai-based terror group for allegedly spying for Israel.

    Members of the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis said in a video released Thursday that they killed the men because they had been spying for Israel’s Mossad agency.

    The headless bodies were found...

  • Hamas leader says Gaza only a ‘milestone to reaching our objective’

    by Amena Bakr, Reuters

    2 days ago

    Hamas will not cease its resistance against Israel until all its demands are met, the group's overall leader Khaled Meshaal said on Thursday, adding that the latest conflict over Gaza was only "a milestone to reaching our objective."

    Speaking at a news conference in Doha, where...

  • Facing Islamist threats, Arab nations tilt toward Israel

    by Uriel Heilman, JTA

    2 days ago

    Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there’s plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.

    But amid all the fighting, there’s also some good news for Israel.

    If it wasn’t obvious before, the conflagrations have...

  • Body found in Jerusalem Forest reportedly confirmed that of missing N.J. yeshiva student


    2 days ago

    Israel Police reportedly confirmed that a dead body found in Ein Kerem near the Jerusalem Forest is that of Aaron Sofer, a yeshiva student from New Jersey who went missing in the area a week ago.

    The body was found in a shallow ditch a the side of the road in the neighborhood,...

  • Israeli toddler riding in car hurt in West Bank rock throwing

    by JTA

    3 days ago

    An Israeli toddler traveling in a car in the West Bank was injured by rocks thrown by masked Palestinians.

    Dozens of Palestinians threw “rocks and heavy furniture” at passing Israeli cars at the Yitzhar Junction in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces...

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