The plight of refugees is never far from Judge Thomas Buergenthal’s mind. Having experienced by the age of 10 the insecurity of a stateless person, the bombs and bullets of the Luftwaffe, the penury of the ghetto, the brutality of a Nazi work camp and the disappearance of both his mother and father, how could […]
By John Parkerson On Jan. 24, 2016, Am Yisrael Chai held its annual “Courage and Compassion” International Holocaust Remembrance in Sandy Springs. The keynote speaker was Judge/Professor Thomas Buergenthal, who recently retired from the International Court of Justice (in The Hague) and returned to a faculty leadership position at The George Washington University Law School. […]
An Israeli firm that helps students transition into jobs is stepping into Atlanta to feel out its potential in the U.S. market. AcadeME Ltd. has a software platform that helps students to find jobs, universities manage their career development centers and companies search for candidates. Ronen Kenan, who formerly represented the state of Georgia in Israel […]
A Georgia State University professor’s efforts to intensify ties with northeastern Brazil have a timing problem: the area is one of the hardest-hit by the mosquito-borne Zika virus now spreading throughout the hemisphere.
Jimmy Carter is in the United Kingdom this week drumming up further support for his Atlanta-based nonprofit’s efforts to wipe out tropical diseases. The former U.S. president gave a nearly half-hour speech to the House of Lords in London, held in the ornate Robing Room, to gather momentum for the final push to eradicate Guinea […]
On Jan. 22, 1963, France and Germany signed a treaty at the Élysée Palace in Paris that ended centuries of rivalry and laid a new foundation for amicable relations between them. Certainly the spirit of the “Élysée Treaty” was on view at the event held on the common ground of the Alliance Française and the […]
It’s not often that you can eat, drink and be merry and support education in the process, but that’s the opportunity Kennesaw State University is offering on an upcoming trip to Italy.
Georgia’s Department of Public Health is urging caution for travelers headed to areas where the mosquito-borne Zika virus is prevalent, mainly in South America. Pregnant women or those trying to get pregnant are encouraged to postpone travel to the affected regions altogether if possible, as the virus has been associated with microcephaly, a birth defect that […]
Kennesaw State University’s new TOEFL prep course provides a concentrated, intensive – and inexpensive – option for all English language learners to prepare for professional and academic success in the United States, even if they do not attend the university.
Georgia State University’s grant from Pfizer Inc. to continue work on tobacco control in Chinese cities has been renewed for a second year at $867,000.