05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Body of missing Israeli found in forest in Hungary, suspected murder
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
Institute warns Israel it could lose Jewish majority; recommends easing conversion policy
PM, politicians celebrate Mimouna across country
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
On Macedonia border, Syrian migrants hope for open door
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
That Sykes-Picot deal
A Stroll In The Garden of Humanity
Feeling a Little Closer to My Jewish Home
The Problem with the Political Left
“We at BGU are excited and looking forward to tightening our collaboration with MIT faculty and students.”
By NIV ELIS
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University and the University of Haifa found that simple computer training can alter the brain's sensitivity to certain images.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Ben-Gurion University presents award to health and science editor
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
The Beersheba team is the first-ever Israeli Team to become iGEM finalists competing against 259 groups from around the world.
Researchers develop personality profiling technique using computer analysis of traits appearing in writing that identifies potential shooters of pupils.
Since 1979, Ben-Gurion University has given honorary doctorates to more than 300 Israelis and foreigners in a wide variety of fields.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Beersheba campus installs solar charging stations for mobile devices as part of Green Campus initiative.
By SHARON UDASIN
The social media provide opportunities and possibilities to interact and engage with people during emergencies by disseminating relevant information and gathering posted information.
A researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev found similarities between leukemia and HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
BGU scientists put the same atomic ‘clock’ in two places at the same time.
BGU researchers, whose article makes the cover of venerable British scientific journal -- communicate with Inca-style knots.
A study of a number of online forums says seniors were heading online to bring up issues that they cannot talk about or that their doctors ignore.
The contestants have just three minutes to discuss before a panel of judges in a unique and interesting way their favorite subject in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine.
Delegation of some 200 students from dozens of academic institutions to meet PA president in Ramallah next week.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Rather than simply digging holes in the ground, scorpions prepare sophisticated burrows, which the researchers believe are purposefully designed to meet the animals’ physiological needs.
A large-scale program for the production of the next generation of atomic clocks will be run by BGU scientists.
At BGU there are an estimated 350 female Beduin students, as well as 150 men from that community.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
New project promoting community preparedness and response for emergencies launched by Ben-Gurion University to create(CERTs).
Researches at Ben-Gurion University make discovery on tiny parasitic wasp.
Research in Harefuah, the journal of the Israel Medical Association, says BGU students more concerned with closing social gaps.
Discovery to make it possible for possible carriers of disease that causes epilepsy, severe mental retardation to be tested.
Announcement made on 30th day after the passing of Dov Lautman, the dedicated industrialist and education promoter who died of ALS.
Report implicating Finance, Health ministries appears to have been buried.
Bar-Ilan president says he already has agreements with northern hospitals to provide clinical teaching facilities to medical students in Safed.
BY JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Dr. Diane Evans speaks to the 'Post' after lecture Ben-Gurion University.
By EHUD ZION WALDOKS
By HANNAH FISHER
Even though he no longer has an official position, Peres has not retired but has entered into a new venture to facilitate business opportunities between Israelis and Arabs.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The ranking was a decrease from 11 in 2015.
Last month, six members of the Council for Higher Education announced their resignation in the wake of a growing rift between members of academia and Bennett.
Over 700 students from all over Europe participated in the debating competition where the Israeli team was declared the ESL champions.
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
A hackathon is an event where programmers, developers, and designers work intensively on projects, often with the goal of solving specific problems.
By BEN HARTMAN
Ben-Gurion University president Prof. Rivka Carmi takes the title this year.
British queen awards Ben-Gurion University president.
Those who tend to cheat or tell falsehoods prefer to do so only to the extent that they can justify their transgressions.
Researchers have shown that the way fish perform visual searches resembles the way humans do and provides an important insight in to the way the visual system works.
Discovery bears potential to serve as a target for novel therapeutic intervention to treat not only ALS.
Initiative hailed by local leaders as revolutionary boost for development of the Negev.
Ahituv is a past head of the bible, archeology and ancient near eastern studies department and was the founder of the BGU Press.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
New visitors center cost “hundreds of thousands of euros.”
By EITAN AROM
Findings "offer definitive answers" regarding scientific controversies about brain anatomy in autism research.
“Current experimental vaccines will likely enter the market at a time that the current epidemic is in the process of burning out,” the researcher predicted.
The goal is to create a center for researchers and students to conduct research using state-of-the-art equipment.
Defense Ministry awards tender to Soreq Nuclear Research Center and Ben-Gurion University to set up center.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Israeli institutions of higher education increase rank on 2014/2015 QS World University Rankings.
By LIDAR GRAVE-LAZI
The Beersheba institution of higher learning was recognized as being one of the 100 leading universities in the world for the number of applied US patents.
39 percent of respondents said the Bayit Yehudi leader best represents views of the Right versus 28 percent who selected Netanyahu.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The Vietnamese nurses were most grateful for learning about using anatomical simulators for teaching nursing.
The capital of the Negev aims to become a major player in the global cyber industry
By AVIVA GAT
Israel’s Ministry of the Economy has approved a large-scale program in which the next generation of Israel's atomic Clocks will be designed at BGU.
By ADAM GONN
University's Israel Society called off talk "for fear of being portrayed as a mouthpiece of Islamophobia."
BY JONNY PAUL
Richard Isralowitz, 66 From Cleveland, Ohio, to Beersheba, 1982.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
BGU and MIT researchers are improving education via students’ online posts.
By RUTH JUDAH
Ben-Gurion University students at the forefront of Israel’s oil exploration program.
News briefs from around the nation.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
A roundup of local news stories.
By COMPILED BY TAMARA ZIEVE
British-born Prof. David Newman was honored by Her Majesty the Queen; BGU president Rivka Carmi was awarded an honorary doctorate by Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
US secretary of state says despite difficulties, both Abbas, PM set to work toward peace deal.
By REUTERS, KHALED ABU TOAMEH
US secretary of state meets with PA president in Bethlehem, vows Washington will not stop efforts to pursue peace; says despite difficulties, both Abbas, Netanyahu set to work toward accord.
Prof. Miriam Faust of the religious university's psychology department has published over 75 papers in international journals.
The Mandel Foundation's mission is to provide leadership education programs at universities and organizations around the world.
By VICTORIA KEZRA
B'nai Brith presents president with Lifetime Award of Merit; "Peres truly embodies the spirit of Ben-Gurion."
$10 million of gift from Ohio fund will go towards construction of a new building, an 'Institute for Social Leadership.'
It was presented to him at the GAA’s GOAL conference in Paris on Tuesday.
He is being recognized for his contribution to higher education and academic relations between Israel and Britain.
Initiative comes after repeated complaints from public housing residents over disconnect between them and housing companies.
It is one thing to use a bully pulpit such as a newspaper column to hold forth on one’s favorite issues, but quite another to use it to harangue and besmirch people one happens to dislike.
By MICHAEL GROSS
BDS supporters don’t care that universities in Israel are the one place where Palestinians and Israelis continue to work together.
By RIVKA CARMI
Unlike the country’s other universities, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has experienced a much harder time.
By DAVID NEWMAN
Those responsible for daily lighting ceremony at BGU refused to allow women students or faculty to take part, causing controversy.
Those attempting to develop the Negev live under the shackles of ‘managed development,’ being at the mercy of government inspectors, regulators, commissions, committees, clerks and commissars.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Im Tirtzu should undertake some serious soul searching following the court ruling and rethink the damage it is causing to Israeli society.
Clearly, this is the future: Knowledge- based technologies using need inspired basic research.
While many people aspire to be elected to Beersheba’s city council, few of the candidates running in this election are as suited for the position as Ortal Shmueli.
By RACHEL AVRAHAM