Bar-Ilan in the Press

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    Dr. Shimon Ohayon, Director, Dahan Center

    'Les victimes tunisiennes de la Shoah plus nombreuses'

    Haguesher (in French) published an article about the recent conference on Tunisian Jewry hosted by the Aharon and Rachel Dahan Center for Culture, Society and Education in the Sephardic Heritage.

    Date: 2017-11-20 Hour: 9:09


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    'Célébrations en demi-teinte en israël'

    Haguesher (in French) published an article about the recent Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies conference marking 40 years since Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's visit to Jerusalem.

    Date: 2017-11-20 Hour: 9:07


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    Prof. Avi Sagi, Program for Hermeneutic and Cultural Studies

    'The State of Israel is the birthplace of a new Jewish people'

    Prof. Avi Sagi, founding director of Bar-Ilan University's Program for Hermeneutic and Cultural Studies, blogged for the Times of Israel.

    Date: 2017-11-20 Hour: 9:06


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    AFTER $50 MILLION DONATION, ISRAEL'S NEWEST MEDICAL SCHOOL TO BE RENAMED

    The Jerusalem Post published an item about the upcoming renaming of the Bar-Ilan University Medical School. 

    Date: 2017-11-20 Hour: 9:04


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    Prof. Liat Ayalon, Weisfeld School of Social Work

    'We want to lengthen not just life, but one's healthy life expectancy'

    The Jerusalem Post published an article about the European Commission-funded consortium led by Prof. Liat Ayalon, of the Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, on ageism.

    Date: 2017-11-20 Hour: 8:59


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    Dr. Shimon Ohayon, Director, Dahan Center

    How many Tunisian Jews were murdered in the Holocaust?

    Arutz 7, webdo and JForum published articles about a conference on Tunisian Jewry hosted by the Dahan Center for Culture, Society & Education in the Sephardic Heritage. The Arutz 7 article was re-published by HuffPost Tunisia

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 10:12


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    Prof. Avi Bell, Faculty of Law

    UN launches ‘Unprecedented’ $1.3 billion anti-Israel Legal Campaign

    Prof. Avi Bell, of the Faculty of Law, was quoted in a JNS/Jewish Press article about an anti-Israel legal campaign launched by the UN.  Bar-Ilan University graduate Nitzana Darshan-Leitner was also quoted in the article.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 10:10


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    Dr. Alon Levkowitz, Multidisciplinary BA Program in the Humanities and BESA Center

    Expert: Iran-North Korea Nuclear Unity is Israel’s ‘Worst Nightmare’

    Tazpit Press Service highlighted a speech delivered by Dr. Alon Levkowitz, of the Multidisciplinary BA Program in the Humanities and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, at a conference on North Korea.  The article was published by The Jewish Voice.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 10:05


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    Prof. Zvi Mark, Berman Department of Literature of the Jewish People

    Hotovely Asks Ukraine To Allow It To Reinter Rabbi Nachman in Israel

    Prof. Zvi Mark, of the Joseph and Norman Berman Department of Literature of the Jewish People, was quoted in a Tazpit Press Service article published by The Jewish Voice and European Jewish Press article about a foreign ministry request to allow bring the remains of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov from Ukraine to Israel.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 10:02


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

    Uncertainty for Israel Amid Saudi Shake-Up

    Prof. Joshua Teitelbaum, of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was interviewed about the situation in Saudi Arabia by The Jerusalem Post and JNS.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 10:00


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    Prof. Gerald Steinberg, Department of Political Science

    Saudi upheavals spill over into Lebanon, raising stakes against Iran

    Prof. Gerald Steinberg, of the Department of Political Science, was interviewed by RFI France about current events in Saudi Arabia. 

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 9:54


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    Prof. Ruth Halperin-Kaddari, Director, Rackman Center

    Bar Ilan University takes on Nationality Law

    The Rackman Center for the Advancement of the Status of Women in the Faculty of Law is spearheading an effort to block a law that they believe may harm women's rights, reported Arutz 7. 

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 9:51


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    Dr. Mordechai Kedar, BESA Center

    Is the Arab world beginning to see reason?

    Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, asks if the Arab world is beginning to see reason in an op-ed published by Arutz 7.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 9:50


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    Dr. Efrat Aviv, Department of Middle Eastern Studies and BESA Center

    Book Review | Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism in Turkey

    Moment Magazine published a review of a book on Anti-Semitism in Turkey authored by Dr. Efrat Aviv, of the Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 9:49


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    Prof. Efraim Karsh, Director, BESA Center

    Why Abbas Should Endorse Balfour Declaration

    The Algemeiner published a Perspectives paper by Prof. Efraim Karsh, Director of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, on why Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should endorse the Balfour Declaration.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 9:47


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    Prof. Efraim Karsh, Director, BESA Center

    Egypt seen as ideal peace broker on 40th anniversary of Sadat visit

    The Jerusalem Post and Middle East Forum published an op-ed by Prof. Efraim Karsh, Director of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, about the 40th anniversary of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's visit to Jerusalem and a poll conducted by the BESA Center on this occasion.  A BESA Center conference focusing on the Sadat visit was covered by i24 News in English and French, and Israel Hayom.

    Date: 2017-11-13 Hour: 9:46


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    Dr. Joshua Berman, Shamir Department of Bible

    The rabbinate’s legal position on the Kotel is far from ridiculous

    Dr. Joshua Berman, of the Zalman Shamir Department of Bible, was interviewed in the Los Angeles Jewish Journal about contradictions in the Torah.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:15


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    Arutz 7 published an article by Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of the Department of Arabic and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, about the Israel-Jordan peace agreement.

    Israel-Jordan peace agreement: The emperor has no clothes

     Arutz 7 published an article by Dr. Mordechai Kedar, of the Department of Arabic and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, about the Israel-Jordan peace agreement.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:13


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    Dr. Oren Levy, Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences

    The ocean is a strange place after dark

    Research on coral reefs in Australia, conducted by Dr. Oren Levy, of the Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, is highlighted in a BBC article about the ocean after dark.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:12


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    Prof. Avi Bell, Faculty of Law

    Pressure mounts against Netanyahu amid corruption probes

    Prof. Avi Bell, of the Faculty of Law, was quoted in a JNS article (reprinted by Jewish News of Greater Phoenix) about corruption probes against Prime Minister Netanyahu.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:10


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    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Department of Political Science and BESA Center

    Israel’s response to Charlottesville hasn’t been as clear as you might have expected

    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, was quoted in The Washington Post about Prime Minister Netanyahu's reaction to the neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:09


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    Prof. Eytan Gilboa, Director of the Center for International Communication ,and BESA Center

    After 3 days, PM condemns Charlottesville in vague statement

    Prof. Eytan Gilboa, Director of the Center for International Communication and a Senior Research Associate at the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in Times of Israel and Ynet articles

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:08


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    Prof. Eytan Gilboa, Director of the Center for International Communication ,and BESA Center

    Channeling Trump? Beleaguered Netanyahu assails media

    Prof. Eytan Gilboa, Director of the Center for International Communication and a Senior Research Associate at the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in an Associated Press article about Prime Minister Netanyahu's relationship with the media.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:05


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    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Department of Political Science ,and BESA Center

    Kushner Tours Mideast as Palestinian Patience Wears Thin

    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, of the Department of Political Science and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was quoted in a Bloomberg articles about Israel and settlement construction, and the recent visit to the region of Jared Kushner.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 15:03


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    Prof. Ber Kotlerman (right) at the gravesite with a local Russian civil rights activist

    Grave of influential Yiddish writer and Soviet resistance activist discovered at former gulag

    The Jewish Telegraphic Agency and News Ru (Russia) reported that Prof. Dov Ber Kotlerman, of the Joseph and Norman Berman ​Department of Literature of the Jewish People, and a Russian colleague have discovered the grave of an influential Yiddish writer.  The JTA article was also published by the Times of Israel in English and in French.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 14:59


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    This year's group with Program Director Prof. Ari Zivotofsky, of the Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center

    US-ISRAEL JOINT SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM AT BAR ILAN FINISHES 7TH YEAR

    The New Jersey Jewish Link, New Jersey Jewish Standard, LA Jewish Home and The Jerusalem Post published articles about the Bar-Ilan University /Yeshiva University Summer Science Program.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 14:55


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    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, Department of Political Science and BESA Center

    Temple Mount Crisis Wearing On Netanyahu. But Are There Any Challengers?

    Prof. Jonathan Rynhold, of the Department of Political Science and Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, was interviewed in a NY Jewish Week article about Prime MInister Netanyahu.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 14:52


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    Prof. Aaron Demsky, Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry.

    CONFERENCE EXPLORES HISTORY OF JEWISH NAMES

    The Jerusalem Post published an article about the 13th International Conference on Jewish Names, organized by Prof. Aaron Demsky, of the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 14:51


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    Prof. Abraham Nudelman (left) and Dr. Hugo Gottlieb, Department of Chemistry

    Bar-Ilan University studies among ‘most-read’ chemistry articles

    Two groundbreaking publications by Bar-Ilan University investigators and their US colleagues – one from nearly 20 years ago and a second published seven years ago -- continue to top the list of the "most read articles" in two of the world's most prestigious scientific journals in chemistry, reports The Jerusalem Post.

    Date: 2017-10-29 Hour: 14:49


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