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Nakba counter-protest 'banned' at Haifa University

Lavi group promises to get MKs involved, after school threatens those who protest anti-Israel event - even by just waving the flag.Benny Tocker, 5/19/2016, 9:24 AM

Beautiful ancient scarab seal discovered near Haifa

Beautifully-preserved seal from 17-18th Centuries BCE was owned by a senior Egyptian official of equivalent rank to Joseph in the Bible.Ari Soffer, 4/24/2016, 1:41 PM

Study shows birth defects result of Haifa air pollution

Due to high levels of air pollution babies are born 20-30 percent smaller and with smaller heads. Also cause for high rate of cancer.Raphael Poch, 2/1/2016, 8:32 AM

Five years on, revisiting the Carmel Fire; what have we learned?

Many people are still not aware of the damage of throwing a cigarette out the window, or forgetting to properly smother a campfire.Raphael Poch, 11/30/2015, 2:15 PM

Joe Lieberman: Media exaggerates Obama-Netanyahu hostility

Former leading Democrat says final 14 months of Obama Admin will see improved ties; launches fierce criticism of White House policy.Ari Soffer, 11/24/2015, 9:44 PM

Israeli Study: Breastfeeding Lowers Leukemia Risk

Haifa University scientists urge public to accept breastfeeding after breastfed babies found to 19% lower leukemia risk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2015, 10:12 PM

'Nakba Day' Demonstrations Held at Israeli Universities

Pro-Israel group Im Tirzu counters demonstrations against Israel's existence with 'Nakba Nonsense' campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2015, 10:10 PM

Haifa University Arabs Observe Moment of Silence for 'Martyrs'

Arab students spend their days looking for provocations against Israel instead of studying,' says Zionist student group Im Tirtzu.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2015, 5:39 PM

Haifa University Cancels Convicted Terrorist's Lecture

Haifa University cancels planned lecture by convicted terrorist Mohammed Canaana, cites fear that it would cause unrest.Benny Toker and Elad Benari, 5/14/2014, 3:16 AM

Strike for the Future: Students Outraged Over Internship Fiasco

Threatened with joblessness, students from one of Israel's most highly sought-after degrees push back.Tova Dvorin, 3/21/2014, 10:46 AM

Professor Responds with Sarcasm to Left-Wing Boycott

Nobel Prize winner on not getting honorary degree due to right-wing views. Professors’ group: this is bad for Haifa U, not for Aumann.Maayana Miskin, 12/22/2013, 9:37 AM

Bennett: Who Needs Haifa U's Honorary Doctorate?

Economy Minister unfazed over Haifa University's refusal to give Prof. Aumann an honorary doctorate. "We'll get over it."Elad Benari, 12/22/2013, 2:16 AM

Shaked to Haifa University: Where is Freedom of Expression?

MK Ayelet Shaked appeals to the board of Haifa U. over decision to reject the degree of Professor Aumann due to his political views.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2013, 4:11 PM

MK Ohayon: Haifa U's Conduct is Inappropriate

MK Ohayon to demand urgent discussion over Haifa U's refusal to grant doctorate to Professor Aumann for political reasons.Elad Benari, 12/16/2013, 1:15 AM

Haifa University Rejects Nobel-Winning Professor Over Politics

University board reportedly refuses to grant doctorate to Nobel Prize Winner Yisrael Aumann over pro-Zionist views.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 12:49 PM

'World's Oldest' Wine Cellar Uncovered in Galilee

Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the world's oldest known wine cellar in Northern Israel - more than 3,700 years old.Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2013, 2:57 PM

A Norwegian Diplomat Who Only Harms HIs Country's Image

The only Norwegian speaker at the Conference on November 6 at Haifa University, sponsored by the Norwegian embassy, is the leading anti-Israel inciter Butenschon.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 11/6/2013, 12:42 PM

Almagor to Haifa U: What About Helping Victims of Terror?

Head of the Almagor terror victims association responds to report that Haifa University's legal clinics assist terrorists.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 2:44 AM

Haifa U Bans Public Events After Arabs Mourn Hamas Terrorist

Haifa University has suspended all public activity on campus, after Arab students held a “memorial service” for Ahmed JaabariDavid Lev, 11/18/2012, 8:06 PM

Gas Leaks Discovered Under Haifa Bay

A geophysics research team from Haifa University has discovered a series of active gas springs on the sea floor under Haifa Bay.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/8/2012, 2:04 PM

Less Trust than Ever Among Israelis in MKs, Ministers

Whatever little trust Israelis had in the Knesset and the politicians that populate it is quickly dissipating. David Lev, 11/4/2012, 10:26 PM

Haifa U Blocks Subversive Arab Event

Arab students wanted to mark "Nakba Day" on campus but the university cancelled the event at the last moment.Gil Ronen, 5/16/2012, 6:38 PM

Jewish Students: Arabs Made Fun of Yom Hashoa Sirens

Jewish students complained that Arab students made noise, whistled, shrieked, and laughed as sirens sounded on Yom Hashoa last weekDavid Lev, 4/22/2012, 4:20 PM

Haifa U Cancels Event Marking Three Years Since Cast Lead

Haifa University cancels event marking the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead after organizers call it "fascist" and "a massacre".Elad Benari, 12/28/2011, 6:14 AM

No Anthem – No Money, According to Proposed Law

MK Alex Miller opts for legislative persuasion after Haifa and Hebrew universities decline to play national anthem.Gil Ronen, 7/10/2011, 11:59 AM

Israel’s Anthem Missing During Official University Ceremony

Haifa University's law students graduated on Thursday without singing Israel's national anthem. University: We're investigating.Elad Benari, 6/27/2011, 5:13 AM

Sofer: "No Dispute Between Netanyahu and Obama."

Professor Arnon Sofer of Haifa University says Israel is already at 1967 lines in practice; Asks, "What's the big fuss?"Gabe Kahn., 5/27/2011, 3:42 PM

Poll: Majority of Israeli Arabs Oppose Existence of Jewish State

Two thirds of Israeli Arabs say they are opposed to Israel's continued existence as a Jewish and Zionist state, a poll by Haifa University said.David Lev, 5/19/2011, 3:18 AM

Left-Wing ‘McCarthy’ MK Bans ‘Racist’ Ben-Ari

Left-Wing MK Gal-On forced Haifa U. to cancel a joint appearance with Nationalist MK Ben-Ari, whom she called a racist. ”She is like McCarthy".Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2011, 9:14 AM

Israeli Students World Champs in Debate

A debate duo from Haifa University takes first place in the World Universities Debating Championship.Maayana Miskin, 1/4/2011, 7:33 PM

Nationalists Jeered but Zouabi Spoke at Haifa U After All

A loud Zionist protest greeted Zouabi after university canceled a planned political event but then allowed her to speak at a lecture hall.Gil Ronen, 11/16/2010, 11:21 AM

J&J Drug Awards Haifa Professor for Parkinson’s Research

The giant J&J drug firm has awarded a Haifa U. scientist for her breakthrough research concerning brain cell damage in Parkinson’s disease.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/2/2009, 8:17 AM

Israeli Scientists Discover 'Self-Watering' Desert Plant

Scientists discovered that a rare desert plant waters itself, enabling it to receive 16 times the amount of rainwater that falls on it each year.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/5/2009, 4:36 PM