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Recent BGU Media Coverage Following October 7 Terrorist Attacks

October 25, 2023

Tags: Current events

BGU's response to the terrorist attacks has been featured on CNN, The New York Times, NBC Nightly News and many other media outlets.

NY Times: BGU On The Front Lines Supporting Israel

October 16, 2023

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At Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, dorms turned into barracks and medical students manned emergency rooms. Dozens from the university community were killed in the Hamas attacks.

Liora Argamani Pleads To See Daughter Again

November 29, 2023

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Liora Argamani, the mother of BGU second-year engineering student, Noa Argamani who was kidnapped on Oct 7 by Hamas terrorists, fears she will not live to see her daughter again as her battle with stage 4 brain cancer continues to intensify.

Haaretz: Historians React to “Genocide” Accusations

November 28, 2023

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Prof. Tuvia Friling, a professor emeritus at BGU, co-authored a response to a recent New York Times piece that charges Israel with genocide and ethnic cleansing without evidence.

BGU President: University Presidents Must Condemn Hate

November 27, 2023

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In a new Times of Israel op-ed, BGU President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz writes: "Academia’s reluctance to condemn such speech under the guise of protecting free speech is not just cowardly; it is morally reprehensible."

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BGU’s Campus Transforms Into an Elementary School to Support the Negev

In the aftermath of the atrocities that took place on Oct 7, 2023, BGU took immediate action to support the Negev community and beyond.

Support efforts like these by donating today to NEGEV PREVAILS: BGU’s Emergency Response at a4bgu.org/negevprevails


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