Edmond De Rothschild Foundation Donates 15 Million NIS to Fund Corona Research at Hebrew University


The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation has generously provided the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) with 15 million NIS to fund coronavirus research.  The donation will fund 60 research teams at HU that are working to find a vaccine, produce faster and cheaper testing methods, and develop targeted treatments for those afflicted by COVID-19. 

The Faculty of Medicine's mobilization in the fight against COVID-19


The Hebrew University’s Faculty of Medicine is applying its full scientific and medical expertise and resources to combatting the COVID-19 virus. Many of the top Israeli scientists in the fields of virology, microbiology, immunology, cellular biology and epidemiology are members of our Faculty and have joined forces to win this battle.

Meet Arielle Hochberg, Bio-Medical Sciences Student


Arielle Hochberg was born in New Zealand and grew up in Australia. Her family maintained strong ties to Israel. During her undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney, Arielle received a scholarship that enabled her to spend a semester at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University. It was there she discovered the research internship program and met Prof. Tal Burstyn-Cohen.

World’s Top Math Prize Awarded to Hebrew U’s Hillel Furstenberg


The Abel Prize, often referred to as the Nobel of Mathematics, was established to recognize contributions that are of “extraordinary depth and influence”

Part 2: Webinar: Understanding the Pandemic: Hebrew University Experts on Corona


Join us for this special webinar series and learn directly from some of Hebrew University’s greatest minds about the implications ofthe coronavirus.1. Financial Implications of the Pandemic, Featuring Prof. Dan Galai Monday, March 23, 20:00 Jerusalem time - Register Here.

Maayan Bamidbar: A Reciprocal Tutoring Program


Maayan Bamidbar (trans. a wellspring in the desert) builds bridges between Arab and Jewish students, helping Arabic-speakers succeed in their studies, while introducing Jewish students to Arabic language and culture.

Webinar: Understanding the Pandemic: Hebrew University Experts on Corona


Join us for this special webinar series and learn directly from some of Hebrew University’s greatest minds about the implications ofthe coronavirus.1. The Real Risk Of The Spread Of The CoronaVirus (French). Register Here.

What Makes an Airbnb Host Look Trustworthy?


Hebrew University Researchers Crack the CodeThey say a picture is worth a thousand words.  Nowhere is this principle more true than in the world of social media.  There, people choose cab drivers, Airbnb rentals and even life partners based on photos. 

Dani Albukrek, Undergraduate from Turkey


Dani Albukrek is a second-year student of Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies. Growing up, his family belonged to Istanbul’s small Jewish community. His family highly valued education, and Dani developed his own thirst for learning. He attended a prestigious private elementary school in Istanbul, outside of the Jewish community.