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BGU’s Etgar Keret Wins Prestigious Sapir Prize

January 30, 2019

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

Keret received Israel’s most prestigious literary award for his collection of short stories.

BGU Working to Share Testimonies of Mizrahi Jews

July 23, 2018

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

BGU partners with Jewish nonprofit JIMENA to help educate students on how to collect oral testimonies.

Bringing the Best of BGU to the United States

May 1, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Americans for Ben-Gurion Universityniversity brings world-class BGU faculty to present in the U.S. Watch the latest video lectures.

“Betsy Ross of Israel” Flag Donated to BGU

April 16, 2018

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Americans for Ben-Gurion University donates historic hand-made Israeli flag to the Ben-Gurion Archives.

Reviving Israel’s Mizrahi Roots Through Poetry

March 22, 2018

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Dr. Hadas Shabat-Nadir explains how Mizrahi literature and culture is being recognized and appreciated today.

Arab Students Enroll in BGU’s Online Kabbalah Course

February 22, 2018

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

The course introduces students with no background in Jewish thought to the major ideas of Kabbalah.

Dead Sea Scrolls Expert Named Winner of the Israel Prize

January 25, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Social Sciences & Humanities

Prof. Elisha Qimron specializes in the grammar of the scrolls and has published three volumes about them.

Muslim Albanians Saved Jews from the Holocaust

January 19, 2018

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

Eliezer Papo, a scholar on Balkan Jewish history at BGU explains why Albanian Muslims helped save Jews.

Americans for Ben-Gurion University Honors the Memory of a ...

June 8, 2017

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Social Sciences & Humanities

Renowned BGU Shoah researcher is named the Aron Bernstein Chair in Jewish History.


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