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The Russell Berrie Galilee Diabetes SPHERE

BIU launches groundbreaking initiative
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Get Ready
for the Open Days

Bar-Ilan University Open Days on February 18 and 20
Open Day
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Come Experience Bar-Ilan

Explore our cutting edge labs, centers and more
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A Moment In Time

Judah Halevi

Marking 880 years since the passing of Rabbi Judah Halevi, Prof. Shmuel Refael, Dean of BIU’s Faculty of Jewish Studies and Director of the Salti Institute for Ladino Studies, writes about this great ...

International Creativity Month

In honor of International Creativity Month, celebrated each January, Dr. Tal Ivancovsky, a psychologist at Bar-Ilan University’s Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, discusses ...

World Cancer Day

With the World Health Organization ranking cancer as the second most common cause of death in the Western world, World Cancer Day, on February 4, marks an opportunity to seek hope in the emerging fiel...

Tu B'Shvat: New Year's Day… for Trees

Is the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shvat the Day of Judgement for trees? And how did the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat become Israeli Arbor Day?

Black Friday

"Black Friday" in late November is a peak day for consumerism in the US, and Israel has also joined the celebrations. BIU neuroscientist, Dr. Einav Sudai, explains what drives us to embark on wild sho...

Chanukah in Buchenwald 1939

Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz shares an inspiring story about how her father brought light and hope to the concentration camp