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Torah-Reading Customs in Diverse Jewish Communities

Ever since Ezra the Scribe introduced the regular, public practice of Torah reading (fifth century BCE), Kriat haTorah has been a key component of communal Jewish worship. Following a set procedure dating.
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Prof. Arie Zaban Installed as BIU President

Prof. Arie Zaban, flanked by Board of Trustees Chairman Michael Jesselson and Council of Trustees Chairman Dr. Lipa Meir, was presented with a scroll upon his installation as the eighth president of Bar-Ilan University. In his inaugural speech Prof. Zaban.
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Israeli Team Chosen to Lead EU Medical Nanotech Project

Wow! It has just been announced that our own Professor Rachela Popovtzer and her team have been selected, in a highly compeeative process, to lead a major European Union project to develop nanoparticles capable of tracking the effects of cell.
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Winner of The Dave Greber Non Fiction Social Justice Writing Award

The Dave Greber Non Fiction Social Justice Writing Award was established by Shirley Dunn, Dave’s partner, to honour his memory and his wishes to study in Israel. Dave was a prolific Canadian, working writer who was committed to the rigorous professionalism.
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Israeli researchers claim breakthrough with new anti-wrinkle cream

Israeli researchers and a cosmetician say they have made a breakthrough in fighting wrinkles and sagging skin by finding a way to insert a water-absorbing acid into deep layers of skin without the need for injections. A Bar-Ilan University research team.
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Prof. Arie Zaban Elected President of Bar-Ilan University

The Board of Trustees of Bar-Ilan University has unanimously elected Prof. Arie Zaban as the University's next President.  Prof. Zaban will assume the presidency in October 2017 succeeding outgoing president Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz. Born in 1961 Prof. Zaban served in.
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Bar-Ilan University to set up quantum research center

Members of Bar Ilan's QUEST Center, Prof. Avi Peer and Dr. Emanuele Dalla Torre meet in Jerusalem with the head of the European Quantum Flagship initiative, Prof. Jürgen Mlynek (Courtesy: Segev Ben Yehuda) New facility will focus on understanding quantum entanglement.
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