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A University With the Potential to Change All of Israel

September 3, 2021

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

“We are partnering in the remarkable, which is modern Israel as manifest through a university," says Doug Seserman, Chief Executive Officer of Americans for Ben-Gurion University. "BGU is driving the country forward.”

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New Historic Academic Partnership Between Israel and Morocco

August 17, 2021

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“This historic collaboration between BGU and UM6P is an exciting step towards bridge-building between Israel and Morocco," says Doug Seserman, chief executive officer of Americans for Ben-Gurion University.

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BGU Teams up with RIU to Study Moroccan Jewry

September 15, 2021

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

This agreement, focused on education and research, is the second collaboration between Ben-Gurion University and a Moroccan academic institution.

New BGU Study: Medical Cannabis Reduces Blood Pressure

September 15, 2021

Tags: Research News

"Cannabis research is in its early stages and BGU is at the forefront of evaluating clinical use based on scientific studies," says Doug Seserman.

Historic Collaboration Between BGU and Morocco’s UIR

September 14, 2021

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

The collaboration between the Israeli and Moroccan universities will include the study of the Moroccan Jews’ cultural heritage, as well as the intertwined destiny of Jews and Muslims in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.

BGU’s Dr. Tomer Bakalash: COVID and Uncertainty

September 10, 2021

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Social psychologist, neuroscientist, and BGU lecturer, Dr. Tomer Bakalash, tells Haaretz the COVID-19 pandemic is the most uncertain time since WWII.

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Introducing Americans for Ben-Gurion University

Get to know our brand new movement! We support a 21st-century unifying vision for Israel by supporting BGU’s remarkable work and role as an apolitical beacon of light in the Negev desert.

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We’ve changed our name! American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) is now Americans for Ben-Gurion University. Learn more about us here.