Meet Daniel Khaykelson, PhD Candidate

Growing up in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev, Daniel Khaykelson wasn’t always keen on studying science. But by stroke of luck, a suggestion by his high-school chemistry teacher directed Daniel towards a life-time journey into the world of science.

Meet Aaron Sloutski, PhD Chemistry Student

As a child, Aaron moved from the USSR to Jerusalem with his family. Growing up in close proximity to his grandparents, who were both physicists, Aaron was inspired and encouraged to study science from an early age.

The Rights of Youth at Risk Clinic

The Clinic operates within the Faculty of Law. The 20 students who participate use a holistic approach to promote the rights of at-risk children and youth in Israel through three main channels:

Meet Karthikeyan Pandi, PhD Dental Student

Karthikeyan "Karthick" Pandi is a PhD student in the Faculty of Dental Medicine. He grew up in Madurai, a city in southern India, and is the first in his family to pursue a higher education. He studied biotechnology, earning a BSc at Thiagarajar College in his hometown, and then a Msc from Alagappa University, two hours away. He decided to dedicate himself to dental research after a dear friend and neighbor lost their life to oral cancer.

Vision Rehabilitation: A Path to Emerge from Darkness

Vision Rehabilitation: A Path to Emerge from DarknessThe Challenge

Meet Dr. Smita Todkar, IMPH Graduate

Dr. Smita Todkar, MD graduated from the International Master of Public Health (IMPH) Program at the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine in 2017. With a commitment to “reaching the most marginalized people”, Smita returned to India where she is currently focused on maternal and child health for “Ekjut”, an NGO in Jharkhand.

Meet Sarah Angabo, Dental Student

Studying Dental Science in JerusalemSarah Angabo came to Jerusalem from Nigeria and is close to completing her master’s degree in bio-medical sciences at the Faculty of Dental Medicine.

Meet Arthur Berrou, PhD Student

Border-Crossing Brain ScienceArthur grew up in Brittany, France, awash in science. While he was initially torn between studying medicine and conducting scientific research, he was able to reconcile his interests through the MD-PhD program in the biology department at the École Normale Supérieure in Ulm. That’s where he first encountered neuroscience.

Israeli Docs Strike Big Blow to “Superbugs”

Hebrew U. Team Brings Hope to Patients with Life-Threatening, Drug-Resistant Infections

Connecting Students to the University Community

First Year Not AloneFirst Year Not Alone is a program run jointly with the Hebrew University Student Union, connecting incoming students with a second- or third-year student in their field. The mentors provide guidance, help students get their bearings, and help the newcomer acclimate to student life.