Bar-Ilan in the Press

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    Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz, Director, Shulman Basic Jewish Studies Program

    Freida Sima Reunites the Family

    Prof. Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz, Director of the Shulman Basic Jewish Studies Program and professor at the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, published the tenth installment in the Jewish Press of a series dedicated to the life and times of her late grandmother.

    Date: 2016-07-18 Hour: 8:09


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    Prof. Izhar Bar-Gad, Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center

    Israeli Scientist Leads the Way in Groundbreaking Tourett’s Research

    The research of Prof. Izhar Bar-Gad, of the Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, into Tourette syndrome is highlighted in Haaretz.

    Date: 2016-07-18 Hour: 8:07


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    Dr. Danny Horesh, Department of Psychology

    'All wars end eventually but they don't all end well'

    Dr. Danny Horesh, of the Department of Psychology, is quoted in a Media Line article, reprinted by The Jerusalem Post, about the war in Syria and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

    Date: 2016-07-12 Hour: 12:12


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    Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror, BESA Center

    Israel 'readier' for new Hezbollah war

    Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror​, of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies,​ is quoted in a BBC article about Israel's readiness for a new war with Hezbollah.

    Date: 2016-07-12 Hour: 12:11


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    Dr. Adam Ferziger, Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry

    Bureaucratic Judaism vs. Rabbi Haskel Lookstein

    Dr. Adam Ferziger, of the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, blogged for the Times of Israel about his former principal, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, and the refusal of a rabbinic court in Petach Tikva to accept a conversion performed by him.

    Date: 2016-07-12 Hour: 12:05


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    Prof. Aren Maeir, Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology

    Archaeologists dig up Philistine artifacts where Goliath may have walked

    Religion News Service and the Italian news agency ANSA published articles on the excavations at Tel es-Safi led by Prof. Aren Maeir, of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, and Director of the Ackerman Family Bar-Ilan University Expedition to Gath. The ANSA article was picked up by a number of Italian and Spanish media, including RAI-TV Italy.​

    Date: 2016-07-12 Hour: 12:03


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    Rabbi Haskel Lookstein (center) upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University

    Second Generation: Returning Home To Bar-Ilan

    Bar-Ilan University honorary doctorate recipient Rabbi Haskel Lookstein published an article in the New York Jewish Week about his experience returning to Bar-Ilan, where his father served as the University's second president.

    Date: 2016-07-12 Hour: 11:55


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    Mrs. Ingeborg Rennert presents the Guardian of Zion Award to WJC President Ronald S. Lauder

    Ronald Lauder works to spark the flames of Jewry’s future

    The Times of Israel published an extensive interview with World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder, recent recipient of the Guardian of Zion Award from the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies.

    Date: 2016-07-10 Hour: 8:26


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    Prof. Shmuel Sandler, Department of Political Science and BESA Center

    Israelis’ Favorite Thing About Donald Trump? His Style

    Prof. Shmuel Sandler, of the Department of Political Science and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, is quoted in a New York Times article about Donald Trump. 

    Date: 2016-07-05 Hour: 13:06


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    Prof. Yedidia Stern, Faculty of Law

    Trump, Clinton and the King of Moab

    Prof. Yedidia Stern, of the Faculty of Law, wrote an op-ed in the Los Angeles Jewish Journal.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:24


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

    Think Less, Think Better

    Prof. Moshe Bar, Director of the Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, published an article in The New York Times focusing on his latest research.   

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:22


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    Saudis, Gulf states could all become nuclear threshold states, former PMO official says

    The Jerusalem Post published an article on the recent conference on Saudi Arabia held at Bar-Ilan University.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:21


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    Rabbi Haskel Lookstein upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University

    Who Is a Jew? Maybe Not Woman Converted by Esteemed New York Rabbi

    A New York Times article on Rabbi Haskel Lookstein mentions that Lookstein recently received an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:19


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    Prof. Aren Maeir, Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology

    Canaanites Imported Sacrificial Animals from Egypt, Archaeologists Find

    Haaretz published an article about new research published by Prof. Aren Maeir, of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, showing that the Canaanites imported sacrificial animals from Egypt.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:17


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    Dr. Isi Leibler

    J-Wire Australia published articles on the Bar-Ilan honorary doctorate awarded to Isi Leibler and the lecture he delivered at the University on Israel and Diaspora Jewry.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:01


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    Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director, BESA Center

    How would Brexit affect Israel?

    Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, is quoted in a Ynet article on how the British exit from the European Union will affect Israel.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 13:01


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    (Left to right): Rona Ramon, wife of the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Bar-Ilan University President Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz prior to Bolden's lecture at the University

    NASA, Israel Space Agency Working Together on Reaching Mars

    Yeshiva World News and The Jewish Press published an article about NASA Administrator and Bar-Ilan honorary doctorate recipient Charles Bolden's lecture at the University on NASA's Journey to Mars.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:59


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    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University

    Bringing humans to Mars and humanity together

    The Jerusalem Post published a blog written by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:57


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    Bar-Ilan University officials with members of the Dangoor family at the dedication ceremony !

    Israeli medicine centre opens in Sir Naim Dangoor's honour

    The London Jewish News published an item about the dedication of the Dangoor Centre for Personalized Medicine at the School of Medicine in the Galilee.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:56


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    Study: To Reduce School Violence, Start With Test Scores

    US News and World Report and Education Dive published articles about a Bar-Ilan University and University of Southern California study finding correlation between student achievement and school safety.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:51


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    Prof. Yaacov Iram, Churgin School of Education

    The Two-School Solution

    Prof. Yaacov Iram, of the Churgin School of Education, was quoted in a Foreign Policy article about integrating classrooms in the Israeli school system.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:32


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    Prof. Aharon Gedanken, Department of Chemistry and BINA

    Universidad Bar-Ilan: Usamos aceite doméstico para sustituir la gasolina del automóvil

    Argentina's Iton Gadol published an article about the use of cooking oil to make bio diesel , a discovery made by Prof. Aharon Gedanken, of the Department of Chemistry and Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA).

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:30


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    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Director, Argov Center, and BESA Center Research Associate

    Pew Survey: Support for Israel Eroding Among Younger Democrats

    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Director of the Argov Center for the Study of Israel and the Jewish People, was quoted in a Jewish Press article about eroding support for Israel among young democrats.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:29


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    Prof. Shmuel Sandler, Department of Political Science and BESA Center

    Netanyahu Said to Recruit Hard-Liner Lieberman, Forgoing Labor Union

    Prof. Shmuel Sandler, of the Department of Political Science and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in a Jewish Telegraphic Agency article (reprinted in the Forward) on the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman as Defense Minister.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:27


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    Dr. Mordechai Kedar, Department of Arabic and BESA Center

    Angry, despairing Palestinians mark 'Catastrophe' Day: Israel's creation

    Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of the Department of Arabic and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in a USA Today article about Nakba Day.

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:26


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    Confidence in Iron Dome aids PTSD, shows research

    The Jerusalem Post, Algemeiner, Aurora, LPH Info and Agenzia Nova published articles about a study conducted by a Bar-Ilan team which showed that confidence in the Iron Dome air defense system, coupled with resilience, can reduce the development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms. 

    Date: 2016-07-03 Hour: 12:25