Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

By:
Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
Alana Grife's passion for Israel was fueled by six trips to Israel -- five of which were in the company of her father, Rabbi Saul Grife, the religious leader of Beth Tikvah-B'nai Jeshurun in Erdenheim. Her experience as a participant on the Senior Advocacy Trip to Israel sponsored by the Center for Israel and Overseas marked the very first time...
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Jerusalem College of Technology has received the final approval of Israel's Council of Higher Education to open a nursing school and offer a bachelor's degree in the science of nursing with classes beginning next month. The new four-year program will be part of Machon Tal, JCT's Women's College. The curriculum will include theoretical and practical studies in a variety of...
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By:
Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
For Bethany Bier, the challenges facing Israel are one of the main reasons that she's packing up her life here and moving to the Jewish state. "There, things are tough," she said. "Life is not usually easy for most people, but I think that makes people more in touch with themselves." At the beginning of September, the 22-year-old will board...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In a forum that has become as highly anticipated for the potential of its promise as for its proven results, IMBA (International MBA) students, full-time MBA students, domestic and foreign companies, nonprofit organizations and investors were brought together under the same roof for the ninth consecutive year by Temple University's Fox School of Business and Management through its Global Innovation...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For Raphaella Segal, Israeli policy could not be any simpler: Giving away land and making concessions to Arabs will not deter terrorism. "All retreats and concessions have the opposite effect on the situation. It's now worse," noted Segal, assistant mayor of the 31-year-old Jewish settlement of Kedumim in the West Bank. Speaking to the Greater Philadelphia District of the Zionist...
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