The Hebrew University’s keynote address at the Judaism, Israel and the Diaspora conference


The President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Prof. Asher Cohen, delivered an opening keynote address at the Judaism, Israel, and Diaspora conference. The event, organized by Haaretz, took place in Jerusalem on October 30, 2019.

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World Food Day 2019 - October 16 2019


The Hebrew University’s Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment aims to help local and global societies to eliminate hunger and malnutrition while preserving our natural resources.

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Discovery of the body’s endocannabinoid system by Hebrew University Scientists increases the applicability of cannabidiol for medical purposes


The increasing ability to harness cannabidiol, a derivative of cannabis, to treat medical problems is due to the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).

This system, discovered by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is a set of natural pathways in our brain and body which carry messages to various regions to manage and regulate pain, appetite, mood regulation, and memory.

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Israel Cancer Research Fund Approves a Grant to HU Prof. Yinon Ben-Neriah


Israel Cancer Research Fund approved grants to the Hebrew University, and other Israeli institutions, for studies in blood, brain, breast, colorectal and many other types of cancers.

Prof. Yinon Ben-Neriah, of Hebrew University’s Faculty of Medicine, and 2019 EMET laureate, will be able to pursue further groundbreaking work on chronic myelogenous leukemia, due to this grant. 

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