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Using sewage to track coronavirus outbreaks

Using sewage to track coronavirus outbreaks

Ben Gurion University study seeks to use sewage samples to detect increase in coronavirus morbidity before symptoms appear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 13:54
'No pools, no restaurants, no synagogues'

'No pools, no restaurants, no synagogues'

Ben-Gurion University expert team head warns PM, Alt PM, and Coronavirus Committee Chair: 'Wake up, we're step away from catastrophe.'Mordechai Sones, 21/07/2020 21:10
Experts warn: 500 COVID-19 deaths in August

Experts warn: 500 COVID-19 deaths in August

Ben Gurion University team warns of soaring death toll if spread of coronavirus is not brought under control in the coming weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 13:36
Anti-Israel academics: 'Many anti-Semites support Zionism'

Anti-Israel academics: 'Many anti-Semites support Zionism'

Israeli, Jewish academics call on French Parliament to reverse 'Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism' resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 15:03
Why there is no peace between Muslims and Israel

Why there is no peace between Muslims and Israel

She is receiving a first rate education in an Israeli university, but would like Israel to cease to exist. Uzay Bulut, 24/11/2019 08:15
Is treason virtuous? Israeli academics who support BDS

Is treason virtuous? Israeli academics who support BDS

Is it legitimate for political actors and parties to seek support from foreign powers? When Israeli academics approach foreign academic bodies to act against Israel, is it treason?  Prof. Philip Carl Salzman, 06/05/2019 13:15
'This is BDS from within'

'This is BDS from within'

Israeli academics blast plan 'annexing' Ariel University to Israel, claim it turns Israeli academia into part of the 'occupation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2017 11:53
Arab students at Tel Aviv University call for new intifada

Arab students at Tel Aviv University call for new intifada

Students at Tel Aviv University and Be'er Sheva's Ben-Gurion University protest Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem, call for intifada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2017 11:11
Israeli researchers discover Alzheimer’s trigger

Israeli researchers discover Alzheimer’s trigger

Researchers at Be'er Sheva's Ben-Gurion University discover protein which may be key to preventing Alzheimer's.Ben-Gurion University via JTA, 21/10/2017 19:47
Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

New chip prevents cellphone hackers from attacking phone systems. Researcher says 'there's no way for a phone to detect it's under attack.'Uzi Baruch, 28/09/2017 11:04
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
'University lecturers call to harm the State'

'University lecturers call to harm the State'

Ben-Gurion University students call on Education Minister to intervene in 'serious politicization of university.'Mordechai Sones, 27/06/2017 20:17
INTO THE FRAY - Bennett’s academic code: Right idea, wrong strategy

INTO THE FRAY - Bennett’s academic code: Right idea, wrong strategy

In-depth 2013 study: “Israeli academics have been free to engage in ‘nazification’ of Israel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 16/06/2017 14:41
'BDS must be fought within Israel and outside it'

'BDS must be fought within Israel and outside it'

Im Tirtzu CEO Matan Peleg says foreign money funds BDS in Israel to bring the country down from within.Hezki Baruch, 24/05/2017 15:37
Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Emergency Knesset Committee convenes to discuss BDS activity in Ben-Gurion University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2017 12:09
Israeli researchers: Smiling makes you look older, not younger

Israeli researchers: Smiling makes you look older, not younger

In joint Israel-Canada study, researchers find people judge smiling people as older, but remember them later as being younger.Chana Roberts, 15/05/2017 10:06
'Israeli academia giving a platform to the far-left'

'Israeli academia giving a platform to the far-left'

Watchdog group claims leftist group held anti-IDF seminar at Ben Gurion University; BGU denies claims.Benny Tocker, 14/05/2017 12:03
Children from fertility treatments at risk for juvenile cancers

Children from fertility treatments at risk for juvenile cancers

Ben Gurion University, Soroka researchers reveal that children born from fertility and IVF treatments at greater risk for juvenile cancers.Ido Ben Porat, 25/04/2017 14:31
'The Jews are stealing answers'

'The Jews are stealing answers'

A lecturer at Ben Gurion U wrote a racist email to his Arab students about the Jewish students... and mistakenly sent it to the Jews, too.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2016 08:03
Ben Gurion U to host anti-IDF NGO

Ben Gurion U to host anti-IDF NGO

'Breaking the Silence' event - entitled 'Whistleblowing Through the Ages and Today'- appears to be official endorsed by the university.Ari Soffer, 23/05/2016 12:05
University calls off right-wing activist's lecture

University calls off right-wing activist's lecture

Emails between Bentzi Gopshtain and Ben Gurion official reveals univ. bowed to pressure, keeping Lehava director from speaking.Cynthia Blank, 05/11/2015 12:15
Why Israel refused S. African Education Minister Blade Nzimande

Why Israel refused S. African Education Minister Blade Nzimande

Nzimande deserves Israel's refusal to give him a visa, and anyway, his mind is already made up. Ben Levitas, 28/04/2015 07:57
PA Jihadi Imam to Speak at Ben Gurion University

PA Jihadi Imam to Speak at Ben Gurion University

Mahmoud Al-Habbash expressed support for 'every action and every deed' after two Israelis had been murdered in Jerusalem, finds PMW.Arutz Sheva, 30/11/2014 22:23
BGU Denies Political Persecution of Student

BGU Denies Political Persecution of Student

Student claims he was kicked out of class because of his views - university says it was all about his laptop.Gil Ronen, 27/11/2014 16:58
Netanyahu Opens CyberTech 2014 Conference

Netanyahu Opens CyberTech 2014 Conference

Netanyahu announces cyber defense facility in Be'er Sheva. IBM senior vice president reveals cooperation with Ben Gurion University.Ari Yashar, 28/01/2014 19:27
Rabbi Denies Allegations of Gender Discrimination

Rabbi Denies Allegations of Gender Discrimination

Channel 10 report earlier in December claimed Ben-Gurion University rabbi prevented women from lighting. Rabbi: claims are false.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 20/12/2013 08:53
US Academic Group Votes to Boycott Israel

US Academic Group Votes to Boycott Israel

Members of the American Studies Association (ASA), on Monday voted to approve an academic boycott against Israel.David Lev, 16/12/2013 22:10
Study: Gaza Rockets Worse for Bedouin Kids

Study: Gaza Rockets Worse for Bedouin Kids

Bedouin youth were more psychologically distressed than Jewish youth by the rocket fire during Operation Pillar of Defense, a study showsDavid Lev, 03/01/2013 12:42
‘Waze’ Can Help Police at Traffic Trouble Spots

‘Waze’ Can Help Police at Traffic Trouble Spots

Ben Gurion U. researchers have analyzed “Waze" app data to highlight traffic trouble spots, where police can be deployed more effectively.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/12/2012 12:15
UK Ambassador Gould Slams Boycotters of Israel

UK Ambassador Gould Slams Boycotters of Israel

Speaking at Ben-Gurion University, British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould denounced those who boycott IsraelDavid Lev, 27/12/2012 17:04
Less Trust than Ever Among Israelis in Gov't

Less Trust than Ever Among Israelis in Gov't

Whatever little trust Israelis had in the Knesset and the politicians that populate it is quickly dissipating. David Lev, 04/11/2012 22:26
Shut Down Ben Gurion U. Politics Department

Shut Down Ben Gurion U. Politics Department

Israel's Council of Higher Education called to close the Politics Dept. at Ben Gurion University. It has not been closed, but this writer feels strongly that it should be.Prof. Steven Plaut, 19/09/2012 09:30
$1 Million Gift to ‘Go into Outer Space’

$1 Million Gift to ‘Go into Outer Space’

An anonymous $1 million gift to Ben Gurion University from a Florida couple will help scientists expand Israel’s space research.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/06/2012 02:12
MKs Feud over Ben Gurion U's Leftism

MKs Feud over Ben Gurion U's Leftism

Education Committee debates report that criticizes BGU's ultra-leftist Political Science Department.Gil Ronen, 07/12/2011 19:55
Professor: Break Rightists Necks

Professor: Break Rightists Necks

A senior Ben Gurion U. professor urges people “break the necks of right-wing scoundrels,” but the university blocked protests on its website.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/06/2011 13:04
BGU Head on U Johannesburg

BGU Head on U Johannesburg

Interview: Professor Rivka Carmi, President of Ben Gurion University, responds to the decision by a South African university to cut ties with BGU.Elad Benari, 25/03/2011 11:42
BGU's Anti Israel Staff Exposed

BGU's Anti Israel Staff Exposed

In a Hebrew article entitled "A Lesson in Politics", well-known muckraking Israeli journalist takes on BGU coverup of its post- Zionist faculty. Kalman Leibskind, 11/01/2011 13:39
Meet the Israeli Spiderman-Robot

Meet the Israeli Spiderman-Robot

A group of robot engineers at the Ben Gurion University develops robots inspired by animals, but the latest robot is based on a super hero.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/11/2010 12:21
Prize for Immigrant Researchers

Prize for Immigrant Researchers

Immigrants who have excelled in research at The University of Ben Gurion will receive government awards next Tuesday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/10/2010 09:05
Generous Grant for Energy Work

Generous Grant for Energy Work

First U.S.-Israeli Energy Independence Grant will focus on self-sustainable fuel cycles for regular-water nuclear reactors at Ben-Gurion Univ.Hillel Fendel, 22/08/2010 10:44
Zionist Group's Fight with BGU

Zionist Group's Fight with BGU

The Zionist student group Im Tirtzu trades accusations of anti-Zionism, “McCarthyism” with Ben Gurion University.Maayana Miskin, 17/08/2010 13:17
Predicting Hypertension in Youth

Predicting Hypertension in Youth

In a major study, Ben Gurion University researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults. Body mass at age 17 found to be a factor.INN Staff courtesty of Ben Gurion University, 28/07/2010 10:49
Prof Fired on Homosexuality

Prof Fired on Homosexuality

Ben Gurion University fires professor for stating his opinion on homosexuality. Lawsuit is threatened.Hillel Fendel, 05/07/2010 18:21