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An achievement for medical cannabis researchers

An achievement for medical cannabis researchers

Researchers at Bar Ilan U, in collaboration with CANN-IL, record significant progress in developing disease-resistant cannabis strains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 22:30
Bar-Ilan University researchers identify non-coding RNA molecule in trypanosome parasites

Bar-Ilan University researchers identify non-coding RNA molecule in trypanosome parasites

Newly-discovered molecule may facilitate the development of drugs to treat, and prevent the spread of, various diseases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 14:06
Could aspirin help prevent coronavirus infection among heart patients?

Could aspirin help prevent coronavirus infection among heart patients?

Aspirin use for cardiovascular disease may reduce likelihood of COVID-19 infection, new study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 10:14
Bar-Ilan University offers COVID-19 vaccinations on campus

Bar-Ilan University offers COVID-19 vaccinations on campus

MDA teams up with Bar-Ilan University to offer coronavirus vaccinations on campus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 14:31
Delayed medical treatment of high-impact injuries:  A lesson from the Syrian civil war

Delayed medical treatment of high-impact injuries: A lesson from the Syrian civil war

Providing humanitarian medical treatment to victims of Syrian civil war, researchers find delayed surgical intervention may improve outcome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 12:18
BIU study: Previously ill patients react well to single vaccine

BIU study: Previously ill patients react well to single vaccine

Bar-Ilan University/Ziv Medical Center study: One dose of COVID-19 vaccine provokes strong immune response in those previously infected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2021 21:07
Bar Ilan University claimed by two different cities

Bar Ilan University claimed by two different cities

Now a committee has recommended splitting the campus between two jurisdictions - and both mayors protest.Orly Harari, 23/09/2020 13:51
Israeli study: Small number of autonomous vehicles improves traffic flow

Israeli study: Small number of autonomous vehicles improves traffic flow

Bar Ilan U researchers find traffic flow greatly improves with the addition of just a small number of autonomous vehicles on the road.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 18:20
Israeli Study: Vitamin D level  associated with risk of COVID-19 infection

Israeli Study: Vitamin D level associated with risk of COVID-19 infection

Low plasma 25(OH) vitamin D level is associated with increased risk of COVID-19 infection, Israeli study finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2020 09:17
Magnetic memory states go exponential

Magnetic memory states go exponential

Newly-discovered ability to stabilize, control, number of magnetic states may allow multi-level magnetic memory with many states per cell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 10:30
From 43 teams, Israel only non-US winner in neuroscience data competition

From 43 teams, Israel only non-US winner in neuroscience data competition

Bar-Ilan University neuroscientists among four winners of data competition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2020 11:26
Study: Older adults' perception of aging may be more important than chronological age

Study: Older adults' perception of aging may be more important than chronological age

COVID-19 loneliness linked to elevated psychiatric symptoms in older adults.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 12:43
Home of innovation and entrepreneurship attracts top quality business students

Home of innovation and entrepreneurship attracts top quality business students

What better place to study business and entrepreneurship than the home of the most successful hi-tech startups the world has ever witnessed?With Bar Ilan University, 27/02/2020 10:27
Dr. Mordechai Kedar will not be punished for Rabin comments

Dr. Mordechai Kedar will not be punished for Rabin comments

Bar Ilan University ends proceedings against Dr. Mordechai Kedar after he claimed Yigal Amir did not kill Yitzhak Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2019 16:53
'Disciplining Mordechai Kedar violates academic freedom'

'Disciplining Mordechai Kedar violates academic freedom'

Association for Civil Rights in Israel calls on Bar Ilan University to cancel disciplinary actions over claims on Rabin assassination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 20:19
Kedar summoned to disciplinary committee over Rabin claims

Kedar summoned to disciplinary committee over Rabin claims

Bar-Ilan University summons Dr. Mordechai Kedar to disciplinary committee over his claim Yigar Amir did not kill PM Yitzhak Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 15:18
Bar Ilan U cancels demand to dress modestly, wear kippa

Bar Ilan U cancels demand to dress modestly, wear kippa

University changes student rules, which had called to wear kippot in Judaism classes, "avoid wearing revealing apparel" on campus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2019 15:00
Nobel Prize winner receives medical research award

Nobel Prize winner receives medical research award

As Nobel Prize winners are announced, Bar-Ilan University honors a previous recipient.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2019 10:05
With silicon chips, the slower, the better

With silicon chips, the slower, the better

New research by Bar Ilan University combines sound and light waves in silicon chips to create a new type of signal processing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2019 13:52
These college students are discovering Israel and their futures

These college students are discovering Israel and their futures

Bar-Ilan University labs abuzz with US undergrads participating in Ninth Annual Internship Program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 14:07
6 Israeli universities among the top 1,000

6 Israeli universities among the top 1,000

Hebrew University named best university in Israel, 162nd worldwide, in QS World University Rankings for 2020.Marcy Oster/JTA, 19/06/2019 19:57
New app to help tourists learn about Greek's Jewish past

New app to help tourists learn about Greek's Jewish past

Bar-Ilan University researchers developing app to commemorate Greek Jewish communities destroyed during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2019 14:51
New study proves intestinal bacteria grow in pregnant women

New study proves intestinal bacteria grow in pregnant women

Bar-Ilan researchers discover that bacteria 'sense' pregnancy and the need to assist babies in breaking down the sugar in mother's milk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2019 10:10
These ADHD medications may predict future antidepressant use

These ADHD medications may predict future antidepressant use

Childhood methylphenidate treatment predicts antidepressant use during adolescence, study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2019 09:56
Researchers identify the beneficial role of sleep

Researchers identify the beneficial role of sleep

Sleep increases chromosome dynamics that clear out DNA damage accumulated during waking hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2019 14:13
Growing criticism of polyamory event at Bar Ilan University

Growing criticism of polyamory event at Bar Ilan University

Religious Zionist university ramps up security ahead of the scheduled conference highlighting open marriages amid demonstrations, petitions.Tzvi Lev, 31/01/2019 21:53
'Heart of the Parasha' with Rabbi Lundin at Bar-Ilan University

'Heart of the Parasha' with Rabbi Lundin at Bar-Ilan University

Every week at Bar-Ilan University hundreds convene for weekly Torah lessons by Rabbi Haggai Lundin in cooperation with Kollel Organization.Rafael Levy, 22/10/2018 17:32
Bar Ilan's first Nigerian student aims to reduce poverty at home

Bar Ilan's first Nigerian student aims to reduce poverty at home

Bar-Ilan University's first Nigerian international MBA student launches business venture aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 12:10
New study looks to create more effective cancer detection

New study looks to create more effective cancer detection

Israeli company works with Bar-Ilan University to develop innovative method for diagnosis and treatment of cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2018 12:59
How body temperature influences SIDS

How body temperature influences SIDS

New link between sleep arousals and body temperature may also be connected to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2018 11:18
Many Yazidi women traumatized by ISIS torture

Many Yazidi women traumatized by ISIS torture

Yazidi women suffer from high percentage of C-PTSD, study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2018 13:36
How many Tunisian Jews were murdered in the Holocaust?

How many Tunisian Jews were murdered in the Holocaust?

New study reveals number of Tunisian Jews murdered in Holocaust much higher than previously thought.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2017 17:21
Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

Bar Ilan co-ed thrown out of class for refusing to remove hijab

Lecturer removes student from classroom for refusing to remove Islamic head-covering. University says lecturer's behavior 'unacceptable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2017 19:39
Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

Bar Ilan researchers discover enzyme supporting metastatic cells, develop compound to eliminate them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2017 07:56
Report claims Israeli education among worst in developed world

Report claims Israeli education among worst in developed world

A damning report lists a number of statistics. Israeli teachers earn little, work many hours in small and overcrowded classrooms.Tzvi Lev, 16/08/2017 21:49
Truck driver killed in bridge collapse: Elichai Tederi

Truck driver killed in bridge collapse: Elichai Tederi

Driver killed after pedestrian bridge collapsed on truck identified as 58-year-old Elchai Tederi of Holon.Tzvi Lev, 15/08/2017 09:20
Scientists: Protect Gulf of Aqaba coral reefs from pollution

Scientists: Protect Gulf of Aqaba coral reefs from pollution

New study finds coral reefs in the Gulf of Aqaba may survive global warming.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2017 14:44
Hungarian Government Honors Bar-Ilan University President

Hungarian Government Honors Bar-Ilan University President

Recognized for his 'manifold and committed activities to strengthen Hungarian-Israeli academic and social relations'.Mordechai Sones, 28/03/2017 16:57
Top Israeli scientists team up with US undergrads

Top Israeli scientists team up with US undergrads

Students gain hands-on lab experiences in Bar Ilan University - including unthinkables such as converting one cell into another.Hillel Fendel, 08/08/2016 22:58
What was learned from the 2nd Lebanon War?

What was learned from the 2nd Lebanon War?

10 years after the 2006 Lebanon War, Bar Ilan University holds a conference dealing with the consequences and conclusions.ILTV, 27/06/2016 05:46
We must not become an Arab and undemocratic state

We must not become an Arab and undemocratic state

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked spoke at Bar Ilan University on the definition of a Jewish and democratic state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2015 14:49
'Israel is a Scientific Power'

'Israel is a Scientific Power'

Bar Ilan University takes part in the EU's annual Researchers’ Night, showcasing its science faculty to many interested Israelis.Yoni Kempinski, 22/09/2015 01:46
Bar Ilan Caves In – Gay Event is On

Bar Ilan Caves In – Gay Event is On

Religious university agreed to allow 'gay pride' event in central square of campus, reversing earlier decision.Gil Ronen, 11/06/2015 18:57
Support for Bar Ilan U's Veto of Gay Event

Support for Bar Ilan U's Veto of Gay Event

In the face of liberal condemnation, Prof. Hillel Weiss says he's proud of the university's decision.Benny Toker, 11/06/2015 16:13
Bar Ilan U Nixes Public 'Gay' Event

Bar Ilan U Nixes Public 'Gay' Event

Religious university refuses pro-homosexuality public on campus event planned for June 22.Ido Ben Porat, 10/06/2015 10:57
PA: Talks 'Only on Two-State Solution' Basis

PA: Talks 'Only on Two-State Solution' Basis

The PA officially announced Wednesday night that it was hoping to renew talks with Israel, regardless of who was Prime Minister.Yaakov Levi, 19/03/2015 01:13
Conference: No Need to Reconcile Torah, Science

Conference: No Need to Reconcile Torah, Science

Jerusalem College of Technology Conference sheds fascinating light on current philosophic and practical aspects of Judaism and Science.Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/04/2014 18:04
Bar Ilan U. to Dedicate Room for Muslim Prayers

Bar Ilan U. to Dedicate Room for Muslim Prayers

Following request from Muslim student, Bar Ilan University's administration agrees to set aside one room for Muslim prayers.Elad Benari, 21/02/2014 02:15
Aumann: PM Wrong on Iran Danger

Aumann: PM Wrong on Iran Danger

Nobel Prize winner tells students that Prime Minister Netanyahu has got his priorities wrong on Iran, Palestinian Authority.David Lev, 21/11/2013 14:16
Ben-Ari Tells Leftist He'd Trade Him for Schalit

Ben-Ari Tells Leftist He'd Trade Him for Schalit

Heated debate between former MK Ben-Ari and far-left Oppenheimer of Peace Now at Bar Ilan University conference on release of terrorists.Ari Yashar, 13/11/2013 10:19
Bar Ilan Business School to Discuss Social Justice

Bar Ilan Business School to Discuss Social Justice

Are Israeli corporations "socially responsible?" A Bar-Ilan conference explores the consequences of the social justice protestsBen Bresky, 21/07/2013 20:27
Appointment of Hershkowitz Approved

Appointment of Hershkowitz Approved

Bar Ilan board unanimously approves the appointment of former Minister Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz as president of the university. Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2013 03:44
Bar-Ilan U: Live in Israel, Study in English

Bar-Ilan U: Live in Israel, Study in English

Bar-Ilan University's Intl. B.A. Programs present aspiring students with new options for studying in Israel in English.Arutz Sheva, 24/04/2013 20:10
Hershkowitz to Head Bar Ilan?

Hershkowitz to Head Bar Ilan?

Channel 2 says former Science and Technology Minister will replace Prof. Moshe Kaveh.Gil Ronen, 21/04/2013 21:59
Bar Ilan's 'Harassment of Arabs' Brochure – Gone

Bar Ilan's 'Harassment of Arabs' Brochure – Gone

Arutz Sheva exposed brochure which presented UN claims that Jews molest Arab women in Judea, SamariaGil Ronen, 09/03/2013 22:13
Israel's New ‘Stealthy Fiber Optic Communications’

Israel's New ‘Stealthy Fiber Optic Communications’

Two Israeli university professors and a PhD candidate have created a concept for “stealthy fiber optic communications.” Chana Ya'ar, 20/02/2013 16:22
Bar Ilan U. Brochure: Settlers Molest Arab Women

Bar Ilan U. Brochure: Settlers Molest Arab Women

Rackman Center booklet promotes UN document that includes libel about Jews who sexually harass Arabs in Judea and Samaria. Gil Ronen, 04/02/2013 22:02