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Bennett on Merkel: A true friend of Israel

Bennett on Merkel: A true friend of Israel

Bennett meets German Chancellor: 'Glad Chancellor clarified Khan al-Ahmar story.'Mordechai Sones, 04/10/2018 11:57
Angela Merkel to receive honorary doctorate from Haifa U

Angela Merkel to receive honorary doctorate from Haifa U

Israeli university to award German chancellor honorary degree next week, citing 'leadership in human rights', friendship with Israel.JTA, 28/09/2018 07:33
$10 million donated to Haifa University to build downtown campus

$10 million donated to Haifa University to build downtown campus

American philanthropist Lorry Lokey donates 4 new buildings to revitalize university and city of Haifa.JTA, 31/05/2018 17:22
Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll

Haifa University scholars piece together 60 different fragments to decipher unread Dead Sea Scroll.AFP, 22/01/2018 13:08
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
'They're lynching people in the town square'

'They're lynching people in the town square'

Attorney Tamar Ullmann expresses concern that the MeToo campaign will seriously harm innocent people.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 23/11/2017 13:56
'Shameful day for Haifa University'

'Shameful day for Haifa University'

Throughout day Arab students mark what they call 'Nakba Day'; Jewish students demonstrate opposite.Mordechai Sones, 08/05/2017 22:17
Haifa University hosting anti-Zionist conference

Haifa University hosting anti-Zionist conference

Members of the Lavi Organization try to protest the conference, which will discuss an anti-Zionist agenda.Benny Tucker, 18/12/2016 13:10
Haifa University students: Stop terrorism-encouraging activities

Haifa University students: Stop terrorism-encouraging activities

University of Haifa students affiliated with Yisrael Beytenu start petition calling to stop the anti-Israel activities on campus.Shimon Cohen, 01/12/2016 05:15
Mandelblit: I oppose regulation law irrespective of Amona

Mandelblit: I oppose regulation law irrespective of Amona

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit says he opposes Regulation Law irrespective of Amona, may open criminal investigation on submarines.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 24/11/2016 13:13
Two Israeli universities rank in Asia’s Top 20

Two Israeli universities rank in Asia’s Top 20

Israel's universities make an exceptional performance in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2016.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 20/06/2016 20:31
Nakba counter-protest 'banned' at Haifa University

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, 19/05/2016 09:24
Ancient scarab seal discovered near Haifa

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, 24/04/2016 13:41
Study shows birth defects in Haifa

Study shows birth defects in Haifa

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, 01/02/2016 08:32
Revisiting the Carmel Fire; what have we learned?

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, 30/11/2015 14:15
Lieberman: Media exaggerates Bibi-Obama hostility

Lieberman: Media exaggerates Bibi-Obama hostility

Former leading Democrat says final 14 months of Obama Admin will see improved ties; launches fierce criticism of White House policy.Ari Soffer, 24/11/2015 21:44
Israeli Study: Breastfeeding Lowers Leukemia Risk

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, 01/06/2015 22:12
'Nakba Day' Demos Held at Israeli Universities

'Nakba Day' Demos Held at Israeli Universities

Pro-Israel group Im Tirzu counters demonstrations against Israel's existence with 'Nakba Nonsense' campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2015 22:10
Haifa U Arabs in Moment of Silence for 'Martyrs'

Haifa U Arabs in 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, 21/01/2015 17:39
Haifa University Cancels Terrorist's Lecture

Haifa University Cancels 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, 14/05/2014 03:16
Physical Therapy Students Across Israel on Strike

Physical Therapy Students Across Israel on Strike

Threatened with joblessness, students from one of Israel's most highly sought-after degrees push back.Tova Dvorin, 21/03/2014 10:46
Professor Mocks Left-Wing Boycott

Professor Mocks 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, 22/12/2013 09:37
Bennett: Who Needs Haifa U's Honorary Doctorate?

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, 22/12/2013 02:16
Shaked Fires Back at Haifa University

Shaked Fires Back at Haifa University

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, 16/12/2013 16:11
MK Ohayon: Haifa U's Conduct is Inappropriate

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, 16/12/2013 01:15
Haifa University Rejects Professor Over Politics

Haifa University Rejects Professor Over Politics

University board reportedly refuses to grant doctorate to Nobel Prize Winner Yisrael Aumann over pro-Zionist views.Tova Dvorin, 15/12/2013 12:49
'World's Oldest' Wine Cellar Uncovered in Galilee

'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, 24/11/2013 14:57
A Norwegian Diplomat Who Only Harms HIs Country's Image

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, 06/11/2013 12:42
Almagor: What About Helping Victims of Terror?

Almagor: 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, 04/11/2013 02:44
Haifa U Bans Public Events After Jabari 'Memorial'

Haifa U Bans Public Events After Jabari 'Memorial'

Haifa University has suspended all public activity on campus, after Arab students held a “memorial service” for Ahmed JaabariDavid Lev, 18/11/2012 20:06
Gas Leaks Discovered Under Haifa Bay

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, 08/11/2012 14:04
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
Haifa U Blocks Subversive Arab Event

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, 16/05/2012 18:38
Students: Arabs Made Fun of Yom Hashoa Sirens

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, 22/04/2012 16:20
Haifa U Cancels Cast Lead Event

Haifa U Cancels Cast Lead Event

Haifa University cancels event marking the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead after organizers call it "fascist" and "a massacre".Elad Benari, 28/12/2011 06:14
Bill: No Anthem – No Money

Bill: No Anthem – No Money

MK Alex Miller opts for legislative persuasion after Haifa and Hebrew universities decline to play national anthem.Gil Ronen, 10/07/2011 11:59
No Anthem in University Ceremony

No Anthem in University Ceremony

Haifa University's law students graduated on Thursday without singing Israel's national anthem. University: We're investigating.Elad Benari, 27/06/2011 05:13
Obama and Netanyahu the Same

Obama and Netanyahu the Same

Professor Arnon Sofer of Haifa University says Israel is already at 1967 lines in practice; Asks, "What's the big fuss?"Gabe Kahn., 27/05/2011 15:42
Poll: Israeli Arabs Oppose State

Poll: Israeli Arabs Oppose 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, 19/05/2011 03:18
Left-Wing MK Limits Tolerance

Left-Wing MK Limits Tolerance

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, 17/04/2011 09:14
Israelis World Debate Champs

Israelis World Debate Champs

A debate duo from Haifa University takes first place in the World Universities Debating Championship.Maayana Miskin, 04/01/2011 19:33
Haifa U: Zouabi Spoke

Haifa U: Zouabi Spoke

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, 16/11/2010 11:21
Award for Parkinson’s Research

Award 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, 02/12/2009 08:17
Self-Watering Desert Plant Found

Self-Watering Desert Plant Found

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, 05/07/2009 16:36