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Chief Rabbi Joins Bar-Ilan Council

Chief Rabbi Joins Bar-Ilan Council

Chief Rabbi Sir Ephraim Mirvis has agreed to join Bar-Ilan University’s Council of Founders. Composed of fourteen members, half living in Israel and half overseas, the Council’s role is to provide...

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BFBIU at Board of Trustees Week 2024

BFBIU at Board of Trustees Week 2024

BFBIU staff, trustees and supporters were honoured to attend this year’s Board of Trustees week, which included the annual honorary doctorate ceremony, student awards, campus tours, and a poignant...

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Honouring Emergency Campaign Donors

Honouring Emergency Campaign Donors

In June a special lunch was held at Bar-Ilan in honour of all the donors who supported our emergency student campaigns. In the immediate aftermath of 7th October, Bar-Ilan had launched two emergency...

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Law Students Awarded Tager Prize

Law Students Awarded Tager Prize

Last week, the Faculty of Law hosted the annual Tager Prize ceremony for outstanding articles in Jewish Law. With the generous support of Romie and Esther Tager, Bar-Ilan has established a programme...

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British Ambassador Visits Bar-Ilan

British Ambassador Visits Bar-Ilan

Last month the British Ambassador to Israel, Simon Walters, visited the Bar-Ilan campus. The Ambassador met with Prof. Oren Perez to learn about Bar-Ilan's School of Sustainability & Environment...

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Lebanon’s Energy Crisis

Lebanon’s Energy Crisis

Can Israel exploit Lebanon’s energy crisis to undermine Hezbollah and restore stability on the northern border? As part of Washington’s efforts to prevent escalation on the northern front, intensive...

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Diabetes is not a Destiny

Diabetes is not a Destiny

“Diabetes is in our hands and we can reduce the number of suffering patients," emphasized Minister of Health, Uriel Menachem Buso, during his inaugural visit to the Russell Berrie SPHERE programme....

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Can the Human Brain Outsmart AI?

Can the Human Brain Outsmart AI?

A study by Prof. Ido Kanter, of Bar-Ilan's Department of Physics and Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Centre, found that the human brain performs complex tasks as effectively as AI. The...

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Detecting Contaminants in Water

Detecting Contaminants in Water

Bar-Ilan researchers have developed cost-effective methods to detect low concentrations of pharmaceutical waste and contaminants in water. A new study by researchers at Bar-Ilan University’s...

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