Mrs. Lily Safra Dedicates the New Home of ELSC


More than 400 friends and supporters joined Mrs. Lily Safra as she dedicated the new home of ELSC.

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Clone of Meet Yuval Tarrab, MSc Chemistry Student


Yuval grew up in the the city of Yehud, south-east of Tel Aviv. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Cognitive Science in 2017. Now in the 2nd year of her master’s degree at the Institute of Chemistry, Yuval is researching protein interactions in Prof. Assaf Friedler’s lab as well as working as a teaching assistant. Before joining a lab, she couldn’t have managed without a scholarship.

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Hebrew University Professors Win the Rothschild Prize


We extend warm congratulations to Professors Hanah Margalit and Guy Stroumsa for winning the prestigious 2020 Rothschild Prize.

The Rothschild Prize is awarded once every two years (in Sciences) and once every four years (in Humanities and Social Sciences), and is considered one of the top three prestigious prizes that is awarded to academic researchers in Israel.

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QueenB: Teaching Teenage Girls to Code


QueenB is a non-profit organization founded by computer science students that were disheartened by the paucity of women enrolled in  Computer Science & Engineering. They decided to take action, in order to increase the representation of Israeli women working in high-tech. QueenB's goal is to inspire girls and women to believe in themselves and have confidence in their abilities.

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Dr. Nir Kalisman's Lab


Studying Causes of Alzheimer's Disease

The Department of Biological Chemistry

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Dr. Tamar Avin-Wittenberg's Lab


Studying Plant Metabolism

The Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

“My group’s research area is nutrient remobilization in plants. We use Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS) to analyze the composition of small molecules and check how plants break down compounds from one tissue to be used as building blocks in other  tissues.

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Launching the Fall-Winter Webinar Series


The European Friends of The Hebrew University are proud to announce the launch of the fall-winter webinar series, which will take place October 2019 through January 2020. The monthly webinars will feature leading academics speaking about their research and work at the University.

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Porsche Invests in Israeli Startup TriEye Based on the Groundbreaking Technology of Hebrew University Professor


Porsche, the luxury car company, has decided to invest $2 million in the Israeli startup TriEye. 

TriEye is a company that uses SWIR (short-wave-infrared) technology to allow autonomous vehicles to operate effectively even under challenging weather conditions. 

The technology was developed in the Hebrew University’s Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

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OrCam Develops Devices to Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired


OrCam Technologies Ltd. is a start-up founded by Hebrew University Professor Amnon Shashua and Mr. Ziv Aviran, who also co-founded Mobileye in 1999. Mobileye is based on Hebrew University Technology.

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HUJI Talks Fascinate Participants of 2019 Board of Governors


Ted-Style Talks by Keynote Hebrew University Speakers on “High-Tech Jerusalem”

This year’s Board of Governors highlighted High-Tech Jerusalem. While outdoor ceremonies, musical events and a fun-filled culinary evening in Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda emphasized the centrality of Jerusalem in the University’s identity, our HUJI Talks showcased the increasing importance of High-Tech in every facet of our research as well as in our daily lives.

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