Category: Education

Conservative Movement, Education

Penn States Deletes Tweet Defending All Viewpoints

Old main building of Penn State University

The Liberal Arts Department of Penn State issued and subsequently deleted a tweet that told students that all viewpoints were welcome at the university: “Dear students, each of you belongs here. Your lives matter.” Dear Muslim and Jewish students, Your beliefs are valued here. Dear conservative students, Your viewpoints are important. Dear Latinx students, You …

American Jewry, antisemitism, BDS, Education, Israel, Quality of Jewish Life

Top Ten Jew-Hating, Terror-Promoting Academics

Terrorist Supporters UC Berkeley

The David Horowitz Freedom Center has created a list of the top ten Jew-hating and terror-promoting professors on American university campuses today. These academics poison young minds with hate against the Jewish people and Israel, egging students on to join the BDS movement which aims for the destruction of the Jewish State. If you are …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Education, Holocaust, Jewish pride, Quality of Jewish Life

Threats Against Jewish Students in Western Massachusetts

Monument Valley Regional Middle School in Massachusetts

Threats against Jewish students at Monument Valley Regional Middle School have been ruled “no threat to safety” by school officials, according to a report by the Berkshire Eagle. The report cited parents of students in the school, who detailed several threats and incidents. Parents said one student told Jewish students that he was going to …

Education, Holocaust

This Principal Believes the Holocaust is Up for Debate

Spanish River Community High School

William Latson, principal of Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, told a student’s mom that “Not everyone believes the Holocaust happened.” He wasn’t lying when he said this, he just wasn’t telling the truth. Sure, Holocaust denial exists. But an educator’s job is to disseminate the facts. The Holocaust is a fact. There …

antisemitism, Education, Holocaust

British Soccer Team Receives First Hand Antisemitism Lesson From Holocaust Survivor

Holocaust Survivor Harry Spiro

British soccer fans (or as they call it, “football”) are notorious for their antisemitism. They call their opponents “Jews” and chant antisemitic slogans and songs at games. The negative publicity apparently became so intense that they decided to do something about the issue. Holocaust Survivor Harry Spiro was brought to the Chelsea Football Club to …

American Jewry, Celebrity MOTs, Education, Quality of Jewish Life

Sad Performance by Howard Stern, Adam Sandler

Howard Stern

Howard Stern recently interviewed Adam Sandler on his talk show, and incidentally, brought up the subject of the bar mitzvah ceremony, asking him if he wouldn’t describe it as “the single most weird situation in your whole performance life?” The two then broke into an impromptu performance of calling the bar mitzvah boy to the …

Education, Intermarriage, Israel, Orthodox, Quality of Jewish Life

Should Israel Pay For Jewish Education in America?

American Jewish classroom

According to a report on the first conference of North American Jewish school principals that recently took place in Jerusalem, Jewish leaders from the U.S. and Canada asked the Israeli government to subsidize tuition to Jewish schools. As anyone who tries to keep a Torah-observant lifestyle in the United States knows, tuition has become so …

Education

Excluding Moses and the Temple from History

Moses holding the tablets

The College Board has proposed a change to the AP World History curriculum: start from the year 1450, as opposed to the dawn of civilization. The idea of this change is to limit the material covered in the classroom to a manageable amount. Educators are up in arms over the concept. Time helpfully points out …