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    2. Prof. Sergiu Hart to receive Israel Prize in economic research, statistics

      Prof. Sergiu Hart to receive Israel Prize in economic research, statistics
      Prof. Sergiu Hart of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will be awarded the Israel Prize for economic research and statistics, the Education Ministry announced on Thursday.Education Minister Naftali Bennett approved the recommendation of the prize committee headed by Prof. Yoav Benjamini. In its decision, the prize committee called Prof. Hart a former president of the World Association of Game Theory and member of the Academy of Sciences of Israel ...
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    3. Prof. Edwin Seroussi to be awarded Israel Prize for musicology

      Prof. Edwin Seroussi to be awarded Israel Prize for musicology
      Prof. Edwin Seroussi of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will be awarded the Israel Prize for his research in culture, arts and musicology, the Education Ministry announced on Tuesday.Education Minister Naftali Bennett approved the recommendation of the prize committee headed by Prof. Eitan Steinberg. In its decision, the prize committee hailed Prof. Seroussis contribution and achievements in the study of Jewish music in the region of Andalusia (Spain and ...
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    4. Israel Prize in literature to be awarded to David Grossman

      Israel Prize in literature to be awarded to David Grossman
      Author David Grossman will be awarded the Israel Prize for Hebrew literature and poetry, the Education Ministry announced on Monday.Education Minister Naftali Bennett approved the recommendation of the prize committee headed by Prof. Avner Holtzman and congratulated Grossman. Since the early 1980s, David Grossman has taken his place at the center of Israeli culture and he is one of the most profound, moving, and influential voices in our literature ...
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    5. Martin Buber Supported MLK In Letter To LBJ

      Martin Buber Supported MLK In Letter To LBJ
      Just before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the National Library of Israel has unveiled a timely letter from its Martin Buber Archive. In 1965 Buber, just before his death, joined a group of Hebrew University professors in writing to President Lyndon B. Johnson to emphasize the importance of the end of Kings brief incarceration following a march on Selma, Alabama. King had received the Nobel Peace Prize the previous year ...
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    6. Albert Einstein Collection Heads to Taiwan

      Albert Einstein Collection Heads to Taiwan
      January 11, 2018-For the first time in history, the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (HU) will be on display in Asia. The exhibit, Albert Einstein: Life in Four Dimensions, curated by Avi Muller, will open January 12 at the National Chiang Kei-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. Scores of original Einstein memorabilia will be on display, including his 1921 Nobel Prize, handwritten pages from the Theory ...
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    7. Archaeologists uncover bittersweet end of 1,800-year-old Tiberias menorah

      Archaeologists uncover bittersweet end of 1,800-year-old Tiberias menorah
      Why would Crusaders decorate a staircase with the carving of a menorah? This archaeological mystery almost two millennia in the making was recently solved, seven years after the Jewish symbol was discovered in a Hebrew University excavation of ancient Tiberias. The massive menorah, originally carved on a basalt tomb door, is tangible evidence of the citys dramatic historical periods in the past centuries, under the worlds three major monotheistic religions ...
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