The Bar-Ilan Impact
A Moment In Time
Jimi Hendrix and the Electric Guitar
On September 6, 1970, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix took the stage at the Open Air Love & Peace Festival in Germany for what was to be his last concert performance
Protecting the Ozone Layer
September 16 is “International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer”. Its purpose is to limit the production and use of substances that caused the ozone hole
World Alzheimer's Day
To mark World Alzheimer's Day on September 21, Prof. Eitan Okun explains the phenomenon of early Alzheimer's in people with Down syndrome
The Jewish Calendar
The Jewish calendar, which begins from Rosh Hashana in the Hebrew month of Tishrei, is part of the common foundation of our spiritual and material life as a people. Prof. Ely Merzbach explains how it ...
The World’s Largest Particle Accelerator
On September 10, 2008, the world’s largest particle accelerator was inaugurated at the CERN Center in Switzerland. Dr. Olga Girshevitz, of the Bar-Ilan Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materi...
The Camp David Accords
On September 27, 1978, Israel’s Knesset approved the Camp David Accords. Dr. Nir Levitan, PhD graduate of BIU’s Conflict Resolution, Management and Negotiation Program, revisits the Israel-Egypt peace...
Jewish Holidays in Synagogue Paintings
With the High Holidays just around the corner, Dr. Zvi Orgad, of the Department of Jewish Art, describes the holiday motifs in murals in the old Horb synagogue in Germany