Shorts: U.S.

Marrow drives in the sukkah

new york (jta) | Hillels at 10 college campuses are holding bone marrow drives this month. The drives are part of a partnership between Hillel and the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Registry to increase the number of potential donors and raise awareness about bone-marrow transplants.

The drives at Purchase College in upstate New York and at two campuses of Florida Atlantic University are being held in sukkahs at the schools.

Drones in Arizona

washington (jta) | Officials in Arizona are using Israeli drones to help patrol the state’s border with Mexico.

The drones are being used to catch people trying to immigrate illegally into the United States and to seize illegal drugs, Ha’aretz reported.