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Karen Berman is CEO of the American Society of University of Haifa and is a frequent commentator on education, leadership, and philanthropy. She was previously CEO of YRF Darca in the United States, having been with Israel’s leading network of high schools for over 13 years. She is a cum laude graduate of Harvard College and received her MBA From the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

ARTICLES BY: Karen Berman

September 1, 2019 6:22 am

Tolerating BDS as ‘Differing Views’ Flips Academic Freedom on Its Head

Who is the true arbiter of academic freedom? Earlier this month, a New York judge attempted to play that role, ordering Fordham University to recognize the pro-BDS student...

March 15, 2019 10:26 am

Will Israeli Academia Lead the Charge to Counter ‘Apartheid Week’ and BDS?

While anti-Israel incidents driven by the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement are prevalent on American college campuses throughout the year, a particularly jarring period...

January 23, 2019 8:01 am

Free Speech vs. Inclusive Speech: What’s Fair Game on Campus?

While the American Civil Liberties Union’s guide to speech on campus asserts that any “restrictions on speech by public colleges and universities amount to government censorship, in...


On Eve of Rosh Hashanah, Israel Sees Largest Wave of New Immigrants in 20 Y...

Israel has accepted almost 60,000 new immigrants over the past Jewish year, the highest number in 20 years mainly driven...


Poll: 65% of Israelis Think Country is ‘Good Place to Live’

i24 News – Nearly 65 percent of the country's population say Israel is a good place to live, while 33 percent of the respondents think the opposite, according to a...

Middle East

Iran Will Act Decisively After Biggest Protests in Years, President Says

Iran must deal decisively with protests which have swept the country after the death in custody of a woman detained by the Islamic Republic's morality police, President Ebrahim Raisi said...

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