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  • Hebrew University introduces a degree in winemaking

    December 8, 2016 | 2:15 pm

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is set to introduce a degree in winemaking in the coming academic year. The program, the first of its kind in Israel, will offer viticulture, enology (the science of all aspects of wine and winemaking) and winery-oriented business management...

  • Moving and Shaking: Brindell Gottlieb, Shabbat in the Park and political debate

    By Ryan Torok

    September 16, 2016 | 10:56 am

    If the doctorate couldn’t go to the university, the university would come to the doctorate. Breaking with longstanding tradition, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem President Menahem Ben-Sasson flew to Los Angeles especially to confer the degree of honorary doctorate on Brindell...

  • Hebrew U jumps to No. 17 in ranking of top Asian universities

    June 21, 2016 | 9:16 am

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem ranked No. 17 in a new ranking of Asian universities — the highest-rated Israeli university on the list.

    The university’s placement in the 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings released Monday represented an eight-spot jump from...

  • Madoff trustee sues leading Israeli universities, hospitals for $95 million

    December 11, 2015 | 9:14 am

    Irving Picard, the trustee appointed to liquidate the assets of convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff and return money to his victims, has filed a $95 million lawsuit against some of Israel’s largest educational and medical institutions.

    Among the defendants in the suit filed...

  • Studying abroad in Israel: Safe and life-changing

    August 6, 2014 | 2:26 pm

    When Ariel Brotman studied abroad in Israel two years ago, her most memorable lessons didn’t take place in the classroom.  

    Brotman, who graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, this spring, attended Hebrew University of Jerusalem from September 2012 to January...

  • 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...

  • Hebrew Secret

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The discussion was con-fidential when Roger Richman, attorney for Hebrew University of Jerusalem, met with Bonnie Curtis, Steven Spielberg's producer on "A.I.: Artificial Intelligence." Spielberg needed the university's help on his top-secret film, about a robot child who longs to...

  • Honors Are Just Icing for Sara Lee

    By Beverly Gray

    July 10, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    In the 1950s, young women knew their place. "You are who you marry" was the gist of the covert message that mothers passed on to their daughters. And Sara Lee, having graduated from college with a degree in social relations and a burning passion for Zionism, was quite content to put...