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World News

Obama defends UN abstention, Iran deal and peace push in farewell interview on Israeli tv

(JTA) – On the same day President Barack Obama said a tearful farewell to his fellow Americans, there was another emotional appeal to Israel. And the appeal was essentially the same: What your nation, like ours, has built is worth preserving, and the way to preserve it is through the fierce defense of democracy. More...

Israeli university issues Rube Goldberg machine Earth Day challenge

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, challenges the most innovative and inspired high school students throughout the world to build their own Earth Day-themed Rube Goldberg Machines. More...

BDS is up on U.S. college campuses, but Florida still reports low anti-Semitism rates

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has increased on college campuses since 2015 across the country and may have contributed to the rise of anti- Semitic behaviors, according to researchers at Brandeis University.  More...

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