Tag Archives: Ariel University

Let’s see you boycott this, idiots

An infuriating news item caught my eye yesterday in the Jerusalem Post: the head of an organization of 1,000 (one thousand!) Israeli sociologists announced that they are severing all contact with Ariel University since “it is not in Israel”: Prof. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has sped by with its ups and downs, but now it’s time to sit back and relax with a new Good News Friday installment. First a good dose of schadenfreude to start off the weekend with several important … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rushed past and it’s time for another installment of Good News Friday. We’ll start this week with some more good news from Israel’s outstanding biomedical field. Hebrew University students are working on a tiny antenna to treat … Continue reading

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A couple of post-Hannukah minor miracles

A couple of items in today’s news caught my attention today which I would classify in the category of post-Hannukah miracles (or Christmas miracles for those who are celebrating). The first and more important item is that Human Rights Watch, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Here’s this week’s Good News Friday installment. The most important news of this week was the launch of BBC Watch, a sister site to CiFWatch (which monitors the Guardian).  BBC Watch describes its mission thus: In its editorial guidelines, the … Continue reading

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Ariel “University Center” is now a full-fledged university

Despite the wishes of several leftist politicians and academics to the contrary, the transition of Ariel University Center to Israel’s eighth university has been approved. The Council for Higher Education in Judea and Samaria took an historic decision Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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