Diaspora Minister Urges Students to Take On ‘Big Responsibility’ of Leadership

Yankelevich spoke with foreign students studying in the Hebrew University's Thrive program and Israeli participants of the Triumph leadership program.

Jerusalem College of Technology Announces New Name for Nursing School

“The Selma Jelinek School of Nursing” is being named after a Jewish Holocaust survivor who served as a nurse in the Russian Army.

Technion Team Wins Gold for Anti-COVID-19 Gel Technology

Unlike existing sanitization products, the gel provides active skin protection for hours and does not damage the skin microbiome.

High School Students Back in Class as Covid Infection Rate Rises

According to the Ministry of Education’s outline, the students will learn in half classes for at least two days a week, and the rest of their schooling will continue online.

Tel Aviv U Research: Development of Inner Ear in Embryos Similar to Crystal Formation

"We identified a new developmental mechanism that is driven by mechanical forces: the organization of hair cells in the inner ear resembles the way atoms are organized into a crystal."

Israeli Education System Will Fully Open in Yellow and Green Cities

The move will be accompanied by an increase in the number of (Covid) tests among teaching staff and students.

DOE Launches Federal Investigation of Anti-Semitic Environment at Illinois U

The complaint makes clear that UIUC can protect the victims of anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism on its campus without violating the First Amendment.

Illinois U, Jewish Groups, Issue Joint Statement on Combating Anti-Semitism

"Anti-Semitic acts and expressions are all too common in our country and in our world, and examples of that intolerance have occurred at this university as well."

‎€10 Million to Israeli-German Development of Drugs Against Lethal Fungal Infections

Invasive fungal infections of the internal organs or bloodstream can have a high level of mortality (up to 50%), are often difficult to treat, and cause at least 1.6 million deaths per year.

Corona Cabinet Clashing over Opening Schools While Haredi Yeshivas Operate Unmolested

"Education is important to all of us, but opening the education system as if there is no high morbidity will not be responsible."

Major Medical Journal Editor Cautions: Pfizer Vaccine Not a Magic Bullet, Misinformation May Pose...

"The connections between us in groups or networks enable the propagation of misleading evidence as well as true beliefs," Horton explained

Haifa U. Study: 2 Prerequisites for Surviving COVID-19: Female Leaders and Tolerance of Uncertainty

“The study findings underscore the complexity of the connection between gender, leadership, and culture."

Israeli Hospital Creates Unique Program to Keep Schools Open Amid COVID-19

The pilot is intended to keep schools open by making them into COVID-free “protective bubbles,”

Bar Ilan Study Shows Declining Gene Coordination Threatens Longevity

This study conclusively demonstrates the long-speculated relationship between aging, gene regulation, and somatic damage.

Bar-Ilan U. Computer Science Student Recipient of 2020 Google Ph.D. Fellowship

The Google Ph.D. Fellowship Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate students conducting exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields.

Israeli Startup Offers Revolutionary Facemask Using Bar-Ilan U. Technology

Sonovia’s metal-oxide infused masks have a particle filtration above 98% of 5 microns and will last over 1 year.

Illinois Jewish Students File Complaint with Feds on Anti-Semitic Hostile Environment

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin in educational institutions that receive federal funding.

Chomsky, Waters, Demand Banning Canadian Jewish Schools’ Salute to IDF Events, Calling Them ‘Recruitment’

The authors of the open letter also launched a formal legal complaint with the Justice Minister, since it's a crime in Canada to recruit anyone for a foreign military.

Israeli Researchers Link Gut Bacteria to Weight Gain in Breast Cancer Patients Who Received...

Dr. Shai and Prof. Koren are currently in the midst of a follow-up study that aims to examine the results in a larger patient population.
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Haifa U’s Prof. Fahima Celebrated for Global Impact on Food Insecurity

The study developed a way to yield more protein and mineral-rich wheat grains which will help to improve its nutrition value.

Bar Ilan Researchers Use Gold Nanorod Scattering to Identify the Immune System’s ‘Killer and...

Further development of this technique will lead to novel methods to predict stages of manifestation of diseases like cancer from simple tissue fluids or blood samples.

Rescue Mission: Preserving the Torah Heritage of Ethiopian Jewry

The students . . . understand full well that if they don't do it, it simply won't happen - and this heritage that is so precious to them will be lost."

Bar-Ilan Prof. Shav-Tal Co-Leads $4 Million NIH Research on Nuclear Dynamics’ Impact on Gene...

Prof. Yaron Shav-Tal and colleagues from the United States will work to shed new light on nuclear dynamics and their impact on the biology of gene regulation.

1 Million Israeli Children Return to Kindergartens Today But Lockdown Is far from Being...

“Unfortunately, the government is making the same mistake and expects a different result."

Teachers to Be Tested as Corona Morbidity Drops 51% and Kindergartens Reopen

Of course, Israel remains the land of last-minute improv and daycare and kindergarten facilities could not possibly be ready by Sunday.

Coronavirus Impacts Student Choices, University Teaching Models

Despite the pandemic, there has been a 12 percent increase in new students at the Be'er Sheva-based university.

Star Trek ‘Tractor Beam’ Used in First-Ever Random Reset Experiment

“Optical tweezers, which are the instrument we use to translate the particle back to the origin each time it is been reset, are similar to tractor beams.”

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