Breaking Down Resistance: Promising Brain Tumor Treatment


Professor Rotem Karni, of Hebrew University’s Institute for Medical Research-Israel-Canada, has designed a molecule that inhibits brain (glioblastoma) tumor growth by regulating the tumor-produced proteins. Glioblastoma is a serious and incurable brain cancer. Until now, a patient diagnosed with glioblastoma typically has 11-20 months to live, and cells affected by this cancer quickly become resistant to chemotherapy treatment.

Something in the Air: Serious Underestimation of Global Warming


EMET Prize-winning scientist, Professor Daniel Rosenfeld, of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Herrmann Institute of Earth Sciences, has developed a satellite imaging method which has determined that the extent of global warming has been grossly underestimated.

Artificial Intelligence Algorithms Prove Pivotal to Quantum Physics


Professor Amnon Shashua from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering has succeeded in proving mathematically that methods leading the field of artificial intelligence (the same as those that gave us voice and facial recognition abilities) can help to understand phenomena in quantum physics.

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.