Discovery of Promising Cure for Day Blindness by Gene Therapy


Prof. Ron Ofri of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Koret School of Veterinary Medicine has developed a gene therapy that may cure hereditary day blindness, called achromatopsia. People affected by this vision disorder cannot see in bright daylight, can only see in low-light conditions, and have low visual acuity and colorblindness as well.

Lightricks Proves the Start-up Nation is not just about Tel Aviv


Hidden away among the converted, old student dorms of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a thriving start-up making waves far beyond its modest surroundings.Founded in January 2013 by four PhD students and a Supreme Court clerk, Lightricks has built an arsenal of mobile content creation applications that are enjoying global success and proving that the Start-Up Nation is about far more than the shiny high-rises and fancy offices of Tel Aviv's hi-tech community.

In His Own Words: New Einstein Papers Revealed


Missing Computations from Einstein’s Unified Theory Concerned Letters to Son During Nazi Germany, in New Collection

Managers Who Listen Boost Staff Creativity


Managers who listen attentively could boost their team members’ creativity, suggests a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and King’s Business School at King’s College London.  

Are We The Loneliest Generation?


Contrary to Common Belief, Hebrew University Researcher says Declining Marriage Rates May be the Solution for Loneliness, Not the Problem.  

Celebrating an Exciting New School Year


The Hebrew University looks forward to a fruitful and challenging year ahead   Welcome back to school! Before diving into another year of studies, students at our Mt. Scopus Campus celebrated the new school year in style today with live music and fun in the sun. We warmly welcome our returning students and wish our new students the best of luck in the first steps of their academic journey!  

HUJI Talks Delight 2018 Board of Governors Participants


TED-Style Talks by Leaders in the Fields of Medicine, Science, Security and More This year’s Board of Governors celebrated the University’s 100-year anniversary since its founding with special galas, celebrations, VIP visits, and unprecedented events.

Highlights from the 2018 Board of Governors Meeting


Celebrating 100 Years of the Laying of the University Cornerstones This year’s annual Board of Governors (BOG) meeting was marked with special distinction as The Hebrew University of Jerusalem celebrated the centennial anniversary of the laying of its cornerstones. The theme of this year’s BOG was 100 Years of Knowledge.

Join Us July 24th for HU's First Ever Giving Day


100 years ago, the first cornerstone of the Hebrew University was laid. On July 24th, we celebrate our past while looking to the future. Join us on this global giving day as we lay the foundation for the next 100 years.  

Hebrew University Faculty Envision the Future: Israel 70+


In honor of Israel's 70th Anniversary, we decided to look into the future, to try and predict what the next 70 years will look like. With the help of our Hebrew University faculty members, we put together a fascinating portrait of Israel at 70+. We asked 9 researchers: how do you envision the future in your field?  How they answer, will fascinate you!