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The Russell Berrie Galilee Diabetes SPHERE

BIU launches groundbreaking initiative
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A New Approach to Treating Leukemia

BIU scientists combine biology with machine learning to target cancer cells
Cancer blood cells
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Come Experience Bar-Ilan

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

Draining Israel’s Hula Valley

October 30, 1957 marks the completion of the drainage of Lake Hula and its surrounding swamps in northern Israel. Dotan Rotem, a doctoral student in BIU’s Department of Geography and Environment, writ...

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...


Oktoberfest, on October 12, is a day of festivity for beer drinkers around the globe. The festival was first celebrated in Bavaria in 1810, on the occasion of a royal wedding, during which many liters...

World Mental Health Day

On October 10, Mental Health Day is observed around the globe and its importance is especially recognized during the Covid-19 pandemic period, when stress, anxiety and distress is on the rise, and man...

The Israeli Flag

On October 28, 1948, the blue-and-white “Flag of Zion” officially became the national flag of the State of Israel. Prof. Chaim Noy, of the School of Communication, discusses the power of symbols, and ...

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