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  • ‘No Other Place I’d Rather Be’

    By Marla Bennett

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The following column was written by Marla Bennett, the San Diego woman who was one of the seven victims of the July 31 terrorist attack at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

    I've been living in Israel for over a year and a half now, and my favorite thing to do here is go to the grocery...

  • Cluck Naked

    By Mike Levy

    May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Geneticist Avigdor Cahaner of Hebrew University is breeding featherless chickens, according to a report by Reuters.

    Cahaner crossed a standard boiler chicken with a smaller chicken that is partly bald due to a naturally occurring "naked neck" gene. The resulting birds are less fatty...

  • UC Suspends Israel Program

    By Tom Tugend

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The University of California has suspended its junior year abroad program in Israel and is recalling its 27 remaining students there, though not all are heeding the call.

    Citing "dramatically escalating violence" in the region, UC made the recall official on Thursday, April 11 for...

  • Pass the Hummus, Please!

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Hummus, the popular Middle Eastern staple made out of chickpeas, packs a nutritional wallop, according to a new study by Dr. Ram Reifen and Dr. Shahal Abbo of the faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Reifen, an expert...

  • Heb U. Wants You

    By Tamir Halaban

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The Los Angeles Jewish community has long been one of the most ardent supporters of the One-Year Program at Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Rothberg International School. With registration down more than 50 percent from last year due to the rising tensions in Israel, the university...

  • Justice, Justice for All

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    August 12, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    When I was a junior in college, I spent the year in Jerusalem, studying at the Hebrew University. That year in Israel, more than any other single experience, determined the direction my life would take. I found myself taking every Judaic studies class I could, and I loved them so...
  • Conference Explores Peace Through Education

    By Beverly Gray

    October 22, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Israeli-Palestinian coexistence and how to achieve it: That was the topic on everybody's lips when the 24th Annual Academic Conference convened at the Century Plaza Hotel last weekend. The panel, sponsored by American Friends of the Hebrew University, was followed by a luncheon...
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