A Taste of Research


The French Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem held their annual Scopus Prize awards, which this year was awarded to French chef, Thierry Marx. The film was created during Marx's visit to the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Rehovot in advance of the event. 

Albert Einstein Heads to Taiwan


 For the first time in history, the Albert Einstein Archives at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem (HU) will be on display in Asia.  The exhibit, Albert Einstein: Life in Four Dimensions, curated by Avi Muller, will open January 12 at the National Chiang Kei-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.  Scores of original Einstein memorabilia will be on display, including his 1921 Nobel Prize, handwritten pages from the Theory of  Relativity, letters exc

Mehubarim Getting Connected on Hebrew University Campuses


Mehubarim (connected) is a collaboration between the Hebrew University's Student Union and Rothberg International School. The program started as a language exchange program where Hebrew speaking students were paired with foreign language speaking students in order to help one another improve their second language skills.

Past and Present Collide


A clay seal from the First Temple Period, inscribed in ancient Hebrew script, was unearthed in the Israel Antiquities Authority excavations at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem.   According to the excavator, Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, "the Bible mentions two governors of Jerusalem, and this finding reveals that such a position was actually held by someone in the city some 2700 years ago."

Celebrating 100 Years of Knowledge, 2018 Board of Governors


This year, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is gearing up to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the laying of the cornerstones, with the theme: 100 Years of Knowledge. BOG 2018 Highlights:

Friend or Foe? How the Unconscious Mind Picks Out Faces in a Crowd


Hebrew University Researcher Discovers Dominance and Threat Top the List of Faces a Brain will Quickly Register Within a Crowd

Honorary Doctorate Ceremony for His All Holiness


On December 6, 2017 His All Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople received an Honorary Doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The event was attended by a wide array of religious leaders, ambassadors and dignitaries. The presentation of the honorary degree was followed by an address from His All Holiness:

Tzameret Student Awarded Outstanding Military Medicine Cadet in the US


Ofek Arieli, a student in the military doctors' training course at the Hebrew University and the Medical Corps, was chosen as the outstanding cadet in an international course of military medicine in the United States. "To help soldiers is my mission," Arieli said after winning the prize. The following is based on an article translated from Ynet on December 4, 2017.

12 Alumni Making Headlines!


Hebrew University is extremely proud and honored to congratulate 12 of its alumni, who are featured in TheMarker's 40 Under 40 list of promising young individuals.  TheMarker is a Hebrew-language daily business newspaper, and the following is a translation based on the 40 Under 40 feature.

HU Grads are 62nd Most Employable in the World


International survey ranks Hebrew University among the world's best at preparing students for workplace An analysis published by Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Hebrew University of Jerusalem students as the 62nd most employable graduates in the world, placing the Hebrew University among the world's top 100 universities at preparing its students for the workplace.