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  • Israeli groups bringing new ideas to ‘brain drain’ battle

    October 22, 2013 | 3:33 pm

    The son of a Jewish philosophy lecturer, Menahem Ben-Sasson has had an academic’s dream career.

    After earning his doctorate in Jewish history at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Ben-Sasson completed post-doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge. He then returned to Hebrew...

  • Israel’s scholars flee for greener academic pastures in America

    October 8, 2013 | 9:52 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Even with some of the best research institutions in the world, Israel’s got a bad case of “brain drain.”  Israeli academics are leaving in droves for American institutions with bigger research budgets and cushy salaries.

  • Fund assists Israeli cancer researchers

    By Dina Kraft

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    If mapping the human genome was the seminal biological work of the 20th century, then learning how to "read" those genes will define this century, said one of Israel's top cancer researchers as he tinkers in his lab surrounded by tiny plastic tubes of DNA.

    "What is really important...