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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