New Link Found Between Corona and Loss of Smell and Taste


Global Survey of 4,000 Coronavirus Patients Supports Link Between COVID-19 and Loss of Smell and Taste

Meet Chaja Katzman, Undergraduate Coronavirus Researcher


Chaja Katzman is a second-year student of Bio-Medical Sciences at the Hebrew University. She immigrated to Israel from the Netherlands three years ago, after volunteering in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center for a year.

Hebrew University Team Teaches and Old Drug New Tricks


New Delivery for Antibiotics Arms Medicine in the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance and COVID-19Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an injectable antibiotic with a new mode of action, which could have a significant impact on the morbidity rate for pandemics such as COVID-19, Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University announced today.

Campus Dining - Gallery


The newly rennovated cafeteria in Rehovot

Supporting Students from Non-Traditional Backgrounds


Meet Aviad HarelAviad Harel grew up in an ultra-Orthodox family in Jerusalem. He studied at yeshivas, which focused solely on Judaic subjects – with barely any math, science, or English. At the age of 18, he decided to leave the ultra-Orthodox world. Like an infant, everything was new: social norms, popular culture, how to dress, how to speak, etc.

Keren Zohar, Business Administration & Japanese


Keren Zohar is an undergraduate student of Business Administration and Japanese. She grew up in the coastal town of Hadera, south of Haifa. She has a twin brother who is autistic and a younger sister. Family finances were always tight, partially due to the high cost of her brother’s care, her parents’ separation, and her mother’s bankruptcy. Thus, Keren began working at a very young age.

Hebrew University Researchers Develop COVID-19 Diagnostic Test that is 10x Faster


The Test Uses Materials Commonly Found in Labs