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A Moment In Time

Tu B’Av

“The desire for love never ends,” sang Israeli musician Shlomo Artzi. But the way to find it has changed dramatically over the last two decades. From Tu B’Av lore of girls dancing in the vineyards to ...

The Beatles' Last Concert

The 25,000 fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco had no idea they were witnessing history. They thought that the Beatles' concert on August 29, 1966, was merely another, albeit electrifying, show ...

The Collapse of the Soviet Union

Dr. Uri Bar-Noi, of the Department of General History, revisits the coup attempt on August 18, 1991, which accelerated the collapse of the communist regime and the dissolution of the Soviet empire

Ze'ev Jabotinsky

On the anniversary of Jabotinsky's death, Dr. Yitzhak Conforti of BIU’s Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, writes about the leader who was not only an ideologue and a poli...

Tisha B'Av, the Fast of the Ninth of Av

Tisha B’Av is a Jewish day of mourning for the destruction of the Temple. Prof. Shawn Zelig Aster, of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, talks of the Temple and h...

When Research Sparks New Ventures

In the past year, four technologies developed at Bar-Ilan have transitioned into companies traded on the stock exchange, and more are on the way