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  • Desert University is an oasis for medical research

    July 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is Israel’s only university not found in the northern part of the country. This geographic anomaly, however, has not prevented the 46-year-old institution from excelling: BGU was ranked 30th in the 2014-15 QS World University Rankings’ “Top...

  • New ways to detect brain damage could be huge for NFL

    December 1, 2014 | 3:43 pm

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Football has come under increased scrutiny following findings that the contact sport has been causing serious brain trauma in players. Now, a team of researchers at Israel’s Ben Gurion University of the Negev's (BGU) Brain...

  • Moving and Shaking: Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

    By Ryan Torok

    June 11, 2014 | 1:18 pm

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem recently bestowed multiple honors on people with connections to the Los Angeles area. 

    Patricia Glaser, a member of the university’s international board of governors, received an honorary doctorate on June 8 in Jerusalem. The Malibu resident...

  • Q&A with Fakheri about new “Project Jacob” program

    By Karmel Melamed

    November 12, 2010 | 11:37 am

    I have known Dariush Fakheri, the president of the L.A.-based International Judea Foundation (SIAMAK) for the last 10 years. During that time I’ve come discover that he is by far is one of most out-spoken and dynamic leaders of Southern California’s Iranian Jewish community....