A Shared Ancestry? Genomes Provide New Insight into Canaanite Heritage’s Far Reach


“The sons of Noah who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham and Japheth; Ham was the father of Canaan. These were the three sons of Noah, and from them came the people who were scattered over the whole earth.”—Genesis 9:18,19

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With School Openings Delayed due to Coronavirus, College Students Eye Overseas Programs


To Meet Demand, Hebrew University to Host Online Open House for International Students on May 24

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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

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Hebrew University Team Teaches and Old Drug New Tricks


New Delivery for Antibiotics Arms Medicine in the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance and COVID-19

Researchers 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.

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


The Test Uses Materials Commonly Found in Labs

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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. 

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3 Hebrew U. Profs Win Prestigious EU Grant


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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.

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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”

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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 of
the coronavirus.

1. Financial Implications of the Pandemic, Featuring Prof. Dan Galai

Monday, March 23, 20:00 Jerusalem time - Register Here.

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