Hebrew University

Latest stories

2h
The Forward
Scholars Blast New Study Tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Khazars of Ancient Turkeynortheastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominen
Scholars Blast New Study Tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Khazars of Ancient Turkey
The Forward / Posted 2 hours ago
northeastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominent demographer of the Jewish people from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, called the study, which was widely reported in mainstream media, “one of the big canards of... Read more
3h
Daily Mail
Gravitational wave scientists win $3million Special Breakthrough prizeis the original historical documents related to Einstein's prediction of the ex
Gravitational wave scientists win $3million Special Breakthrough prize
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
is the original historical documents related to Einstein's prediction of the existence of gravitational waves, shown at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Woman confronts and chases 'video voyeur' in Target Carly Fiorina... Read more
6 related stories
5h
JTA
Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkeynortheastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominen
Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkey
JTA / Posted 5 hours ago
northeastern Turkey. In an interview with JTA, Sergio DellaPergola, a prominent demographer of the Jewish people from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, called the study, which was widely reported in mainstream media, “one of the big canards of... Read more
7h
Deseret News
This country could receive the largest military aid package in U.S. historyas a gift, but as a strategic investment. Last year, Vice interviewed Rob Pinf
This country could receive the largest military aid package in U.S. history
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
as a gift, but as a strategic investment. Last year, Vice interviewed Rob Pinfold, an expert in Israeli foreign affairs at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and asked him what would happen if the U.S. cut off Israel's military funding. "The U.S.... Read more
21h
McCook Daily Gazette
Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on Old, New Testamentsand a window that has opened up into the past. To prevent deterioration, the D
Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on Old, New Testaments
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
and a window that has opened up into the past. To prevent deterioration, the Dead Sea Scrolls are stored in a vault at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The investigation has revealed new bits of information. Scribes who copied the biblical... Read more
1d
The Jewish Week
Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize Winner In Chemistry, Dies At 93in faculty Torah study sessions. He maintained close ties with Israeli colleag
Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize Winner In Chemistry, Dies At 93
The Jewish Week / Posted yesterday
in faculty Torah study sessions. He maintained close ties with Israeli colleagues and was a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University, Weizmann Institute of Science and Tel Aviv University Kohn was an outspoken opponent of nuclear weapons... Read more
2d
The Forward
The New Jewish Diaspora?his time working in Netanyahu’s Cabinet. But many others were consulted, too. A
The New Jewish Diaspora?
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
his time working in Netanyahu’s Cabinet. But many others were consulted, too. Another presenter was Sergio DellaPergola, a Hebrew University demographer whose areas of expertise include tracing descendants of Iberian Jews who live today in Spain,... Read more
4d
Lake Placid News
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
MyMotherLode.com
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
Boston Globe
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel’s Hebrew University, said the prime minister’s tough stand was “an affront and chutzpa” to the international community. “In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
The Wilmington Star-News
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
4d
KX TV North Dakota
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
WBOC Salisbury
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
KIII Corpus Christi
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
Hawaii News Now
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
ABC News
Israel Treads Carefully With Claim to Golanwar. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Mo
Israel Treads Carefully With Claim to Golan
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
war. It also may have been meant as a show of strength to domestic critics. Moshe Maoz, an expert on Syria at Israel's Hebrew University, said the prime minister's tough stand was "an affront and chutzpa" to the international community. "In my... Read more
24 related stories
5d
The Forward
The Secret Jewish History of Don Quixote and Miguel de Cervantesto commemorate the occasion, “The Forward’s” Benjamin Ivry spoke with Ruth Fine
The Secret Jewish History of Don Quixote and Miguel de Cervantes
The Forward / Posted 5 days ago
to commemorate the occasion, “The Forward’s” Benjamin Ivry spoke with Ruth Fine, professor of Spanish Literature at the Hebrew University and president of The Israeli Association of Hispanists. Currently working on “A Comprehensive Study of the... Read more
5d
iol.co.za
Homogenous countries fail to integrate MuslimsState fighters. Efraim Benmelech of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School o
Homogenous countries fail to integrate Muslims
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
State fighters. Efraim Benmelech of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and Esteban Klor from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem tested Piketty’s hypothesis in a recent paper and found it inconsistent with the data. They... Read more
5d
KPBS San Diego
Loathed By Farmers, Loved By Ancients: The Strange History Of Tiger Nutsas treats. The roasted, crushed tubers were eaten with honey, according to work
Loathed By Farmers, Loved By Ancients: The Strange History Of Tiger Nuts
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
as treats. The roasted, crushed tubers were eaten with honey, according to work by Moshe Negbi, a former botanist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Theophrastus, an ancient Greek botanist, wrote about boiled, sweet tiger nuts in Historia... Read more
6d
The Jewish Press
Modern Liberalism and the Death of Civilizationof moral-cum-cultural relativism. Moral-cum-cultural relativism was, and effect
Modern Liberalism and the Death of Civilization
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
of moral-cum-cultural relativism. Moral-cum-cultural relativism was, and effectively still is, the ruling dogma of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The most famous and influential intellectual founder of this university was the... Read more
6d
The Forward
Chris Van Hollen Takes Maryland Senate Race in Win for Pro-Israel Establishmenteditor for Ha’aretz and chief editor of Channel 1 TV evening news. He was born
Chris Van Hollen Takes Maryland Senate Race in Win for Pro-Israel Establishment
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
editor for Ha’aretz and chief editor of Channel 1 TV evening news. He was born in Canada and grew up in Israel. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Contact Nathan at guttman@forward.com, or follow him on Twitter @natha... Read more
6d
The Forward
Van Hollen Victory in Maryland Senate Race a Win for Pro-Israel Establishmenteditor for Ha’aretz and chief editor of Channel 1 TV evening news. He was born
Van Hollen Victory in Maryland Senate Race a Win for Pro-Israel Establishment
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
editor for Ha’aretz and chief editor of Channel 1 TV evening news. He was born in Canada and grew up in Israel. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Contact Nathan at guttman@forward.com, or follow him on Twitter @natha... Read more
7d
The Jewish Press
Robots, Drones, Bionic Men Descend on Jerusalem During International Tech Fair3D printing, virtual reality and wearable technology all created by young Israe
Robots, Drones, Bionic Men Descend on Jerusalem During International Tech Fair
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
3D printing, virtual reality and wearable technology all created by young Israeli minds. Our chief academic partner is the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,” Aviv explained. TPS / Tazpit News Agency About the Author:TPS - The Tazpit News Agency... Read more
9d
The Jewish Press
Pharoah Sends Passover Greetings; Rare Scarab Seal Found at Tel DorArcheology at the University of Haifa, who is heading the excavations at Tel Do
Pharoah Sends Passover Greetings; Rare Scarab Seal Found at Tel Dor
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 days ago
Archeology at the University of Haifa, who is heading the excavations at Tel Dor together with Prof. Ilan Sharon from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. “The owner of this scarab filled a similar position to that held by Joseph in Egypt after he... Read more
12d
PhysOrg
Personal photos of Airbnb hosts have stronger impact on consumers' decisions than reviews by former guestsas Airbnb, triggered a team of researchers from the Robert H. Smith Faculty of
Personal photos of Airbnb hosts have stronger impact on consumers' decisions than reviews by former guests
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
as Airbnb, triggered a team of researchers from the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to investigate whether and how consumers' decisions are affected by personal photos of Airbnb... Read more
12d
Channel NewsAsia
Prime Minister Lee wraps up first Middle East visitcountries and we are grateful for that," he said. During his visit to Israel,
Prime Minister Lee wraps up first Middle East visit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
countries and we are grateful for that," he said. During his visit to Israel, Mr Lee received an honorary doctorate at Hebrew University and oversaw the signing of research deals, with both parties agreeing to work on ramping up cybersecurity... Read more
13d
Channel NewsAsia
Censors, transparency watchdogs spar as Israeli archive goes onlineof material already declassified will be newly censored. That has not assuaged
Censors, transparency watchdogs spar as Israeli archive goes online
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
of material already declassified will be newly censored. That has not assuaged transparency campaigners like Yael Berda, a Hebrew University of Jerusalem sociology professor. "Any shift from paper to digital format carries the risk of files... Read more
13d
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
UNESCO says no Jewish history on Temple Mount; Hebron and Bethlehem ‘integral part of Palestine’itself as an “integral part” of the compound holy to Muslims. Anwar Ben Badis,
UNESCO says no Jewish history on Temple Mount; Hebron and Bethlehem ‘integral part of Palestine’
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
itself as an “integral part” of the compound holy to Muslims. Anwar Ben Badis, a professor of Arabic and Aramaic at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Al-Quds University, who often leads tours of the esplanade, said the decision was... Read more
2 related stories
13d
The Jewish Week
A Grate Fundraising Idea(horseradishchallenge.com, #horseradishchallenge), which began in the month bef
A Grate Fundraising Idea
The Jewish Week / Posted 13 days ago
(horseradishchallenge.com, #horseradishchallenge), which began in the month before Passover as a fundraiser for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a favored recipient of his philanthropic work. The challenge, under the auspices of the... Read more
13d
The Forward
Israel’s Archives Go Online — and Political Controversy Followsof material already declassified will be newly censored. That has not assuaged
Israel’s Archives Go Online — and Political Controversy Follows
The Forward / Posted 13 days ago
of material already declassified will be newly censored. That has not assuaged transparency campaigners like Yael Berda, a Hebrew University of Jerusalem sociology professor. “Any shift from paper to digital format carries the risk of files... Read more
14d
Channel NewsAsia
Singapore hopes to strengthen tech, cybersecurity cooperation with Israelsecurity issues like the threat from Islamic State extremists. On Monday, Mr L
Singapore hopes to strengthen tech, cybersecurity cooperation with Israel
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
security issues like the threat from Islamic State extremists. On Monday, Mr Lee witnessed the signing of an agreement between Singapore's National Research Foundation and Hebrew University, where he was also conferred an honorar... Read more
2 related stories
14d
Channel NewsAsia
New deal boosts research collaboration between Israel, SingaporeJERUSALEM: Research tie-ups between Israel and Singapore are set to get a boost
New deal boosts research collaboration between Israel, Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
JERUSALEM: Research tie-ups between Israel and Singapore are set to get a boost, after a deal was inked between Israel's Hebrew University and Singapore's National Research Foundation (NRF) on Monday (Apr 18). Under the deal, signed at Hebrew... Read more
15d
News-Medical-Net
Reclaimed wastewater irrigated crops expose consumers to minute quantities of anti-epileptic drugA new study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Hebrew Universi
Reclaimed wastewater irrigated crops expose consumers to minute quantities of anti-epileptic drug
News-Medical-Net / Posted 15 days ago
A new study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center shows that eating vegetables and fruits grown in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater exposes consumers to minute... Read more
15d
PhysOrg
Vegetables irrigated with treated wastewater expose consumers to drugsproduce excreted carbamazepine in their urine A new study by a multidisciplinar
Vegetables irrigated with treated wastewater expose consumers to drugs
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
produce excreted carbamazepine in their urine A new study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center shows that eating vegetables and fruits grown in soils irrigated... Read more
15d
The Jewish Press
Singapore Prime Minister on Historic First Visit to Israelin Israel, or in a third country, and will be funded by both states. Prime Min
Singapore Prime Minister on Historic First Visit to Israel
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
in Israel, or in a third country, and will be funded by both states. Prime Minister Loong is to be honored at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Sunday afternoon with an honorary doctorate from the institution. Later in the day, Loong... Read more
9 related stories
15d
International Business Times
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on first-ever visit to Israel in the wake of its strained relationship with the Western world. Lee, who will
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on first-ever visit to Israel
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
in the wake of its strained relationship with the Western world. Lee, who will receive an honorary doctorate at the Hebrew University, is also set to visit Temple Mount, the flashpoint site in the city of Jerusalem. After holding talks with... Read more
2 related stories
17d
News-Medical-Net
Adolescent obesity linked to elevated risk of cardiovascular mortality in midlifeor obese.) In light of the worldwide increase in childhood obesity, Prof. Jere
Adolescent obesity linked to elevated risk of cardiovascular mortality in midlife
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
or obese.) In light of the worldwide increase in childhood obesity, Prof. Jeremy Kark and Dr. Hagai Levine from the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine, in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's... Read more
7 related stories
18d
New Kerala
Obesity in late teens linked to sudden death in midlife - newkerala.com #49989overweight during the past decades and coronary mortality in midlife," said sen
Obesity in late teens linked to sudden death in midlife - newkerala.com #49989
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
overweight during the past decades and coronary mortality in midlife," said senior study author Jeremy Kark from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. "The continuing increase in adolescent BMI, and the rising prevalence of overweight and... Read more
7 related stories
18d
PhysOrg
Electron scanning reveals that fibrous and gem quality diamonds form from the same kinds of carbonate-containing fluidscarat solitaire diamonds weighing in total 5.36 carats. Credit: Swamibu/Wikiped
Electron scanning reveals that fibrous and gem quality diamonds form from the same kinds of carbonate-containing fluids
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
carat solitaire diamonds weighing in total 5.36 carats. Credit: Swamibu/Wikipedia (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found evidence that suggests both gem quality and fibrous diamonds form from the same... Read more
18d
News-Medical-Net
Proliposomal ropivacaine may offer valuable new option for pain reliefstudies in animals and human volunteers. The new formulation was developed and
Proliposomal ropivacaine may offer valuable new option for pain relief
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
studies in animals and human volunteers. The new formulation was developed and tested by Dr. Yehuda Ginosaur of Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, and colleagues. New Product Doesn't Become 'Liposomal' Until It's Injected... Read more
18d
Channel NewsAsia
PM Lee to make official visit to Middle Eastleaders of major Israeli technology companies. In Israel, Mr Lee will receive
PM Lee to make official visit to Middle East
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
leaders of major Israeli technology companies. In Israel, Mr Lee will receive a Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa at the Hebrew University, as well as witness the signing of an agreement between Hebrew University and the National Research... Read more
18d
Daily Mail
Even teenager's with NORMAL BMI are at risk of early deatharticle The result quantifies a person as being underweight, normal weight, ov
Even teenager's with NORMAL BMI are at risk of early death
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
article The result quantifies a person as being underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem assessed the BMI of 2.3 million Israeli 17 year olds from 1967 to 2010. They looked for the... Read more
7 related stories
More

People in this news