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Group Awards $4.55 Million in Jewish Education Grants

From JTA on 11/13/2013 at 5:44 PM

Categories: Finance, United States, Education

Group Awards $4.55 Million in Jewish Education Grants

A Stanford University Jewish education consortium and New York’s Yeshivat Chovevei Torah are the major recipients of $4.55 million in new grants from the Jim Joseph Foundation. The San Francisco-based foundation, a major funder of Jewish education in the United States, announced the grants on Tuesday. Stanford’s Consortium of Applied Studies in Jewish Education will receive $1.5 million over six years. Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, an “open Orthodox” seminary, will get $1.2 million over 18 …More

Yeshiva University is Fourth Most Popular US College

By Jspace Staff on 2/5/2012 at 10:54 AM

Categories: Religion, United States, Education

Yeshiva University is Fourth Most Popular US College

Yeshiva University has been named the fourth most popular school in the United States, according to the latest US News and World Report Rankings, released Tuesday. “Most of our students have grown up with certain values and a certain belief system, and we believe that those should not be compromised when they hit college,” said YU President Richard Joel. “Our students are looking to continue growing in their Jewish and secular studies, and they know that we provide the pre-eminent university …More

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Israel Makes Times Higher Education University Rankings

By Jspace Staff on 10/6/2011 at 4:55 PM

Categories: United States, Israel

Israel Makes Times Higher Education University Rankings

Israel is the only Middle Eastern country whose universities made the grade for this year’s Times Higher Education global school rankings, annually released in conjunction with the start of the new school year. Although Middle Eastern universities fared well in the recent QS world university ranking, only two schools made the top 200 of the THE list. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem came in 121st place, while Tel Aviv University took the 166th slot. As expected, United States schools dominated the …More