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2nd Annual Winners of The Dave Greber Non-Fiction Social Justice Writing Award

2018 award recipients Eli Jacobs and Karen Wilchek with Dr. Ilana Blumberg and Prof. Kolbrener The Dave Greber Non-Fiction Social Justice Writing Award was given to two recipients this year at our Biannual International Conference that was held from May 13-15 and featured such notable writers as Deborah Lipstadt, Rachel Kadish, Ilana Kurshan, Alicia Ostriker, and Erika Meitner. Winners Eli Jacobs Continue Reading

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Touch-free device uses a frickin’ laser to monitor your well-being from afar

DIGITAL TRENDS 5.18.18  Emerging Tech – Luke Dormehl   Whether it’s heart rate, breathing rate or muscle activity, there are wearable devices that are capable of measuring just about biometric data point you can think of. But what about no-contact methods of measuring that don’t involve physically touching you at all? That is something researchers from Israeli startup ContinUse Biometrics have been Continue Reading

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Prof. Ido Kanter, Department of Physics and Gonda Brain Center

Recently Published Research Regarding Learning in the Brain Continues to Gain International Attention

Date: 2018-05-07 Prof. Ido Kanter, Department of Physics and Gonda Brain Center Recent research published in Scientific Reports by Prof. Ido Kanter, of the Department of Physics and Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, and colleagues has garnered significant international attention in the scientific community, as well as on social media. In their research, Kanter and colleagues presented experimental and Continue Reading

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At the May 7, 2018, inauguration of the new Bar-Ilan University Impact Center for Research on Judaism in Israel and North America (RJIN) (from left to right) Prof. Adam Ferziger; Prof. Elie Assis, dean of Bar-Ilan’s Faculty of Jewish Studies; outgoing head of the Conference of Presidents Malcolm Hoenlein; Prof. Arie Zaban, Bar-Ilan University president. (Itai Schremer)

New center on Israeli and Diaspora Judaism aims to mind — and bridge — the gap

(from left to right) Prof. Adam Ferziger; Prof. Elie Assis, dean of Bar-Ilan’s Faculty of Jewish Studies; outgoing head of the Conference of Presidents Malcolm Hoenlein; Prof. Arie Zaban, Bar-Ilan University president. (Itai Schremer) The Times of Israel – By Amanda Borschel-Dan – 8 May 2018 When it comes to infighting, Jews are repeat offenders. And as the gulf widens Continue Reading

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