New study at Tel Aviv University reveals: In 5 years: Over 450 leading organizations worldwide have adopted the Working Definition of Antisemitism – adopted by the International Holocaust

Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) exactly 5 years ago. At the same time, a disturbing rise has been observed in antisemitic manifestations toward Jews around the world – The Working Definition is an effective tool for identifying antisemitism, designed to assist courts of law, government offices, police forces, local authorities, universities, sports clubs and more. – The governments of the US, Canada, Germany […]

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“Arabic for Beginners” by the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies

  907 applicants enrolled within two and half hours and hundreds of others requested that their names be included on the waiting list. The breakdown of enrollees indicates that they belong to all disciplines on campus, including Chemistry, Medicine, Theater, Computer Science, Literature, Biology, etc. The course: “Arabic for Beginners” by the Department of Arabic and […]

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First woman selected to head the Tel Aviv University Board of Governors

Dafna Meitar-Nechmad selected to be next Chair of Tel Aviv University’s Board of Governors Last Wednesday Tel Aviv University’s Search Committee unanimously recommended the appointment of Dafna Meitar-Nechmad as the next Chair of the TAU Board of Governors. After serving for three years as Co-Chair of the TAU Global Campaign, Meitar-Nechmad will replace Prof. Jacob […]

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The human brain grew as a result of hunting small animals following the extinction of large animals

A new paper by Dr. Miki Ben-Dor and Prof. Ran Barkai from the Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University proposes an original unifying explanation for the physiological, behavioral and cultural evolution of the human species, from its first appearance about two million years ago, to the agricultural revolution (around 10,000 BCE). […]

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Biological Therapy has Proved a Suitable Alternative to Antibiotics

Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a biological substitute for the treatment of tuberculosis, which in the future could serve as an alternative for the traditional “chemical” antibiotic therapy. Dr. Freund: “Advances in molecular medicine enable us to develop new tools to rout microbes, which can also solve the problem of drug-resistant germs”. This groundbreaking […]

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Tel Aviv University launches the Multidisciplinary Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

Tomorrow (Wednesday) Tel Aviv University will launch the new Multidisciplinary Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (DS), headed by Prof. Meir Feder of the Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering. The Center will enhance basic research in these areas, encourage multidisciplinary research that uses the most advanced methods of AI and DS, […]

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“Jewish family” in Israel

There is no one characteristic “Jewish family” in Israel. Secular, traditional, religious and ultra-orthodox families are very different in their values and praxis. Notwithstanding, Israel is still a very familial society – with high marriage rates, low divorce rates, the very high childbirth rates compared to other developed countries. There are two gaps I wish […]

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