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  • An Israeli Win at the L.A. Times Book Prizes

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 3, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    Bar-Ilan University professor Oren Harman won a 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize last weekend for “The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness” (W.W. Norton and Co.), his biography of the tormented American evolutionary theorist who tried to...

  • The Machlis Experience: Learning the True Meaning of Hospitality

    By Masa Israel Journey

    March 11, 2011 | 8:34 am

    by Gabriella Davidson, alumna of Masa Israel’s Bar Ilan Israel Experience

    It was a Friday night and I was sitting in a home in Jerusalem surrounded by over two hundred different kinds of people.  There were seminary girls, Asian men, hippies, black hatters, Christians, Israelis,...