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    Prof. Amit Shrira, Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences

    When trauma is passed from Holocaust victims to children

    A new study by Prof. Amit Shrira, of the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences, Dr. Moshe Bensimon, of the Department of Criminology, and their graduate student Ravit Menashe, which found intergenerational transmission of trauma highly evident among offspring caring for Holocaust survivor parents, was published by The Jerusalem Post, Healio, Psych Central, J-Wire Australia, 5 Towns Jewish Times, Enlace Judio, New Jersey Tribune, DOT Emirates and more.

    Date: 2018-04-15 Hour: 13:34

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    : Mrs. Ingeborg Rennert, founder of the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies, presents the Guardian of ZIon Award Medal to Amb. John Bolton, who recently became US National Security Advisor

    Why John Bolton appointment stirs frenzy among American Jews

    A JTA article about the appointment of last year's Guardian of Zion Award recipient John Bolton as US National Security Advisor, which quoted from Bolton's speech in accepting the Award, was published in The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel. An op-ed in Hamodia also quoted from Bolton's Guardian of Zion Award speech.

    Date: 2018-04-12 Hour: 7:34

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    Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Rennert Center honoree

    Prestigious award for Chief Rabbi Lau

    J-Wire (Australia) and The Jewish Press (New York) published articles announcing this year's recipient of the Guardian of Zion Award from the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies – Rabbi Israel Meir Lau.

    Date: 2018-04-12 Hour: 7:32

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    Prof. Eva Gilboa-Schechtman, Department of Psychology

    Smiles Hide Many Messages—Some Unfriendly

    The Wall Street Journal published an article about a study which found that smiles may reduce or increase physical stress depending upon how they are perceived.  Prof. Eva Gilboa-Schechtman, of the Department of Psychology, conducted the study with colleagues from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Date: 2018-04-12 Hour: 7:30

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    Left to right: Michal Gaziel Yablowitz, Prof. David Schwartz, and Michael Khalemsky

    Israeli App Hopes to Help Allergy Sufferers in Medical Emergencies

    Many articles have been published about a life-saving app for allergy sufferers initiated by Bar-Ilan University researchers, led by Prof. David Schwartz, of the Graduate School of Business Administration: 5 Towns Jewish Times, Sun-Sentinel, Cleveland Jewish News, MSN, Baltimore Jewish Life, Mental Floss, From the Grapevine, No Camels, Snack Safely, Buzz Viral, Virtual Jerusalem, Den of Geek, Steemit, Amazing Health Advances, Trigger Allergy, Infoglitz, Matzav, Tech2, I Like Israel (Germany), Joy Digital Magazine, Jewish Russia, Day.Az (Russia), (Russia), ILI News (Netherlands).

    Date: 2018-04-12 Hour: 7:29

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    Prof. Ido Kanter, Department of Physics and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center

    Study overturns age-old theory of brain learning

    New research conducted by Prof. Ido Kanter and team, from the Department of Physics and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, shows that the brain learns completely differently than we've assumed since the 20th century.  Their study was published by scores of media outlets, including Medical News Today.

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:37

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    Rabbi Sharon Shalom, School of Basic Jewish Studies

    Sharon Shalom – Äthiopische Kultur und jüdischer Glaube

    Audiatur Online (Switzerland) published an interview with Rabbi Sharon Shalom, of the School of Basic Jewish Studies.

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:36

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    Dr. Beena Kalisky, Department of Physics and Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials

    Física israelí lidera con una computadora cuántica

    Aurora in Spanish republished ​an Israel 21c article about Dr. Beena Kalisky, of the Department of Physics and Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, who is building a quantum computer with colleagues from a number of countries abroad. Germany's Jüdische Allgemeine also published an item about the quantum computer.  

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:35

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    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Department of Middle Eastern Studies and BESA Center

    New Mideast Ripe for Royal Visit

    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, of the Department of Political Science and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in a NY Jewish Week article about the upcoming visit to Israel of Prince William.

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:31

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

    Saudi Crown Prince ups the ante by opening military to women

    Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum, of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies​ and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies​, was quoted in a Jerusalem Post article about relaxation of restrictions on women in Saudi Arabia.

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:29

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    Bar-Ilan Faculty of Law

    Aharon Barak calls to redefine High Court interventions

    The Jerusalem Post covered a conference hosted by the Faculty of Law in tribute to former Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch and a new book published in her honor.

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:26

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    Prof. Shmuel Refael, Director, Salti Institute for Ladino Studies

    National Academy for Ladino to be established in Israel

    Israel 21c published an article about the new national Ladino academy to be established in Israel and the academy's outspoken advocate, Prof. Shmuel Refael, Director of the Yehoshua and Naime Salti Institute for Ladino Studies. Prof. Refael was interviewed about the new academy in Language Magazine.

    Date: 2018-04-11 Hour: 12:25

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    Identification of the nanoparticle inside the cornea through a scanning electron microscope Bar-Ilan University Researchers Invent Nano-Drops That

    Goodbye eyeglasses?

    News that researchers from the Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Prof. Jean-Paul Lellouche (Chairman, Department of Chemistry), Prof. Zeev Zalevsky (Alexander Kofkin Faculty of Engineering) and Dr. David Smadja (Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Research Associate at BINA) developed Nano-Drops that improve nearsightedness and farsightedness, and may eventually eliminate the need for eyeglasses and corrective laser surgery, made headlines in media outlets around the world.  A partial list follows.  

    Date: 2018-03-25 Hour: 14:26