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A letter from Hebrew University President Menahem Ben-Sasson in honor of the University's 90th anniversary



Happy 90th anniversary to the Hebrew University! In this letter, University President Menahem Ben-Sasson comemmorates this momentous occasion and discusses the University's exciting plans for the future.


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Confirming Einstein, Scientists...

One hundred years after Albert Einstein formulated the Theory of Relativity, an international team has proposed another experimental proof. In a paper published today in Nature... More

Adelis Brain Research Award to...

Dr. Ami Citri of the Hebrew University’s Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences received the prestigious $100,000 Adelis Brain Research Award, for his outstanding work in the... More

Dr. Sanford Kuvin, Infectious...

Dr. Sanford Kuvin, founder of the Hebrew University’s Sanford F. Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases and chairman of its international board, died on Saturday.

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Hebrew University Receives...

The Hebrew University’s Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has been awarded a $789,000 grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to... More

Hebrew U Scientists Develop Novel...

Up to one million people -- mainly pregnant woman and young children -- are killed each year by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite, which causes the most... More

Leading Hebrew U Professor...

On March 15, 2015, Prof. Hermona Soreq of the Hebrew University will receive the Rappaport Prize for Excellence for her research on neurotransmitter acetylcholine’s role in both... More