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    Prof. Elinor Saiegh-Haddad, newly-elected English department chairman

    Bar-Ilan U. appoints its first Arab department head

    Haaretz published an article about the appointment of Prof. Elinor Saiegh-Haddad as chairman of the Department of English.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:50


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    Dr. Mordechai Kedar, Department of Arabic and BESA Center

    We must fight without fear and without mercy against our enemies

    Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of the Department of Arabic and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, accompanied a reporter from Canada Free Press to an interview with Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:47


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    Prof. Malka Schaps, Dean, Faculty of Exact Sciences

    Prof. Malka Schaps, Dean of the Faculty of Exact Sciences, is profiled in a Jerusalem Post article about ultra-Orthodox working women

    Prof. Malka Schaps, Dean of the Faculty of Exact Sciences, is profiled in a Jerusalem Post article about ultra-Orthodox working women.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:45


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    Dr. Tsilla Hershco, Department of Political Science and BESA Center

    As France suggests U.N. peace plan, Israel unequivocally objects

    Dr. Tsilla Hershco, of the Department of Political Science and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, is quoted in a Jewish Telegraphic Agency article about a UN Mideast peace plan suggested by France.  The article was reprinted by the New York Jewish Week and others.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:35


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    Prof. Avi Bell, Faculty of Law 

    Flaw In U.S. Policy: Even PLO Recognizes Israel’s Right To West Jerusalem

    Prof. Avi Bell, of the Faculty of Law, wrote an op-ed in the New York Jewish Week about the Zivotofsky case. 

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:29


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    Prof. Ari Zivotofsky, Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center

    No regrets for Jerusalem passport lawsuit

    Prof. Ari Zivotofsky, of the Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, published an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post about his recent personal case which was brought before the US Supreme Court.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:27


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    Prof. Moshe Bar, Director, Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center

    The benefits of mind-wandering

    The Wall Street Journal published an article on recent research on mind-wandering published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Prof. Moshe Bar, Director of the Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, and colleagues.  The same article also appeared on the Fox News website.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:26


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    Dr. Jeffrey Woolf, Naftal-Yaffe Department of Talmud

    Failure to recognise Israel is antisemitic, says Pope 

    Dr. Jeffrey Woolf, of the Naftal-Yaffe Department of Talmud, is quoted in an item in the London Jewish Chronicle about a comment by the Pope that failure to recognize Israel is anti-Semitic.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:23


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    Prof. Ruth Feldman, Department of Psychology and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center

    Moms, Let Dad Be Dad

    An article in The Wall Street Journal about a new study regarding the role of fathers cites previous research (on the brains of homosexual fathers who are their babies’ primary caregivers) conducted by Prof. Ruth Feldman, of the Department of Psychology and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center.  The article was reprinted in the Australian.  A separate article in The Telegraph also mentions Prof. Feldman's work, and a keynote presentation delivered by Prof. Feldman in Los Angeles was covered by the Los Angeles Jewish Journal

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:22


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    Author Robin Hemley

    Let's Get Lit: Stories We Tell Ourselves

    Author Robin Hemley, who recently took part in the Ninth Annual Literary Evening in Memory of Dr. Shaindy Rudoff, founder of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing which bears her name, is interviewed by TLV1 Radio.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:13


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    Prof. Yedidia Stern, Faculty of Law

    Return of Israel's religious parties to gov't may spell social, economic trouble

    Prof. Yedidia Stern, of the Faculty of Law, is quoted in a Xinhua (China) article about the return of religious parties to the Israeli government.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:11


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    Prof. Gal Yadid, Mina and Everard Goodman Life Sciences Faculty and Gonda (Goldschmied) Brain Research Center

    Study: Going cold turkey worsens addiction

    New research on drug addiction published by Prof. Gal Yadid, of the Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, and colleagues, is the subject of articles in the Times of Israel, an interview on Voice of Israel Radio, the Spanish-language Aurora and Germany's Juedische Algemeine, among others.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:09


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    Dr. Edy Cohen, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

    Why don't our children learn about the Farhud?

    Dr. Edy Cohen, of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, wrote an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post about the "Farhud" against Jews from Arab countries who were chased from their homes, and urging Education Minister Naftali Bennett to introduce more elements of Mizrahi Jewish culture into the education system.  Dr. Cohen also published an article on the website of i24 TV news.

    Date: 2015-07-01 Hour: 8:07


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    Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum, Department of Middle Eastern Studies and BESA Center

    Obama Achieves the Impossible: He’s United Israel and Saudi Arabia

    An opinion piece in the New York Observer mentions the book Saudi Arabia and the New Strategic Landscape by Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum, of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, and the book's translation into Arabic by a Dubai-based publisher.

    Date: 2015-06-30 Hour: 16:25


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    Bar-Ilan University Honorary Doctorate recipient Col. Richard Kemp

    British commander provides hope to turn back the tide against Israel

    Arutz 7 published the speech delivered by Bar-Ilan University honorary doctorate recipient Col. Richard Kemp, former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan, which he delivered at the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies. The Jerusalem Post and Israel Hayom published op-eds about Col. Kemp.  The Jerusalem Post and Jerusalem Report published articles about him.

    Date: 2015-06-30 Hour: 16:13


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    Sen. Joe Lieberman, recipient of the Guardian of Zion Award from the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies

    Guardian of Zion Joe Lieberman: Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

    Former US Senator Joe Lieberman, recipient of the Guardian of Zion Award from Bar-Ilan University's Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies, was interviewed extensively by The Jerusalem Post, Voice of Israel Radio, and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA).  The JTA article was published by the Forward (New York), Haaretz, Times of Israel, Los Angeles Jewish Journal, Philadelphia Jewish Exponent, Connecticut Jewish Ledger and others.

    Date: 2015-06-30 Hour: 16:11


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    Dr. Yossi Mandel, Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences

    Wireless retinal implant could restore functional sight

    The Jerusalem Post published an article about new research on wireless retinal eye implants published by Dr. Yossi Mandel, of the Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, and colleagues from Stanford University.

    Date: 2015-06-30 Hour: 16:04


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    Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Director, Rackman Center

    Ruth Halperin-Kaddari: Making a Difference in the Lives of Israeli Women

    The Jerusalem Post published a feature article on Blu Greenberg and the Bat Mitzvah celebration of the Ruth and Emanuel Rackman Center for the Advancement of the Status of Women in the Faculty of Law.  JNS also published an article about the Bat Mitzvah celebration which was reprinted by Jewish Link of New Jersey, the Algemeiner, and Jewish Link of the Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut.  Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Director of the Rackman Center, was interviewed on Voice of Israel Radio.

    Date: 2015-06-30 Hour: 16:01