Bar-Ilan in the Press

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

    'G' is for gun: Troops find Isis textbooks used to brainwash children

    Prof. Ruth Feldman, of the Department of Psychology and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, was interviewed in a FOX News report on textbooks that encourage warfare which are being used in Iraq by ISIS in order to brainwash children.

    Date: 2017-03-08 Hour: 11:47


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    Yes, Churchill Really Was a Friend of the Jews and Zionism

    An article about Winston Churchill published by the History News Network notes the writings of Prof. Michael Cohen, of the Department of History, relating to Churchill's views toward Jews and Zionism.

    Date: 2017-03-08 Hour: 11:45


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    Prof. Menachem Klein, Department of Political Science

    Call from Trump interrupts Israeli police questioning Netanyahu

    Prof. Menachem Klein, of the Department of Political Science, was quoted in a Reuters article about Prime Minister Netanyahu.

    Date: 2017-03-08 Hour: 11:44


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    Prof. Dan Michman, expert in modern Jewish history

    Why it’s so hard to return art stolen by Nazis

    Prof. Dan Michman, of the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, Chair of the Arnold and Leona Finkler Institute of Holocaust Research, and Incumbent of the Abe and Edita Spiegel Family Chair of Holocaust Research was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about art stolen by the Nazis during World War II.

    Date: 2017-03-01 Hour: 12:18


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    Temple Mount Crowdsifting Project Discovers Shells of Snails Used for Making Blue Fringes

    Israel Hayom and the Jewish Press reported on an ancient sea snail shell discovered on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem which researchers believe ties in with the particular shade of vibrant blue dye ("tchelet" in Hebrew) used in ancient times to color the fringes of religious garments.  The shell was uncovered as part of the Temple Mount Sifting Project in the Emek Tzurim National Park, which is funded by the Ir David Foundation and directed by archaeologists from Bar-Ilan University.

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:23


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    Prof. Aviad Frydman, Department of Physics and BINA

    Scientists Create a Nano-Trampoline to Probe Quantum Behavior

    The creation of a nano-trampoline to probe quantum behavior by Bar-Ilan University Prof. Aviad Frydman, of the Department of Physics and Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA), and his student Shachaf Poran, together with Dr. Olivier Bourgeois of CNRS Grenoble, was covered by R&D Magazine, Lab Manager Magazine, and a host of additional media outlets.

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:20


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    Prof. Itzak Haviv, School of Medicine in the Galilee

    "Sometimes saving lives justifies crony capitalism"

    Globes published an extensive interview with Prof. Itzak Haviv, of the Bar-Ilan School of Medicine in the Galilee.

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:17


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    Prof. Ilan Greilsammer, Department of Political Science

    Bar-Ilan University Prof. Ilan Greilsammer very concerned by Marine le Pen’s remarks

    Prof. Ilan Greilsammer, of the Department of Political Science, was interviewed by the European Jewish Press regarding remarks of French presidential candidate Marine le Pen about banning all religious symbols, including kippot.

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:14


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    Prof. Eytan Gilboa, School of Communication and BESA Center

    U.S. and Israel agree on opposing Iran deal

    Prof. Eytan Gilboa, of the School of Communication and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in a JNS article about US and Israeli opposition to the Iran deal.  The article was also published by Heritage Florida Jewish News.

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:12


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    Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Director, Rackman Center for the Advancement of the Status of Women

    Rabbinical court statistics on agunot being disputed

    Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Director of the Rackman Center for the Advancement of the Status of Women in the Faculty of Law, was interviewed in a Jerusalem Post article about allegations by women's rights groups that rabbis are manipulating data to claim that there are more wives refusing to accept a religious divorce than husbands refusing to grant one.  

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:10


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    Prof. Ehud Weiss, Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology

    Flint Sickles Prove Grain Cultivation in Galilee 23,000 Years Ago

    Botany archaeologists Prof.  Ehud Weiss and Dr. Ainit Snir. of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, were quoted in a Haaretz article about the finding of remains of a 23,000-year-old camp on the shore of the Sea of Galilee that throws back the start of cereal cultivation by thousands of years

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:08


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    Dr. Danielle Gurevitch, Asia Desk Director, Office of the Vice President for Research

    The Jews and the Chinese: A connection between ‘the world’s most ancient people’

    Ynet published an article about an exhibition initiated by Dr. Danielle Gurevitch, head of the Asia Desk in the Office of the Vice President for Research, and director of the Sir Dr. Naim Dangoor Program for Universal Monotheism, on the Jews of China.

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:06


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    Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession

    The Jerusalem Post published an article about a recent paper in the Journal of the Israel Medical Association written by doctors and researchers at Bar-Ilan University's School of Medicine in the Galilee and Ziv Medical Center in Safed.  

    Date: 2017-02-27 Hour: 13:05


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