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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.

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.

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.

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.

Dave Greber Nonfiction Social Justice Award


We are delighted to announce the annual Dave Greber Nonfiction Social Justice Award. The award is made possible by the generosity of Mrs. Shirley Dunn. It carries a prize of $2000CAD (Canadian) for excellence in writing, research and storytelling on.

Italian academics reject anti-Israel boycotts

March 19, 2017 By EMANUELE G. DALLA TORRE - senior lecturer at the Department of Physics of Bar-Ilan University The BDS movement has recently been in the headlines in Italy, but luckily it's receiving the proper backlash it deserves. Italian Jews know well.