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Haaretz: BGU Professor Unearths Jewish Discoveries in Egypt

April 21, 2022

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Haaretz —  Over the last five years, Prof. Yoram Meital of BGU’s Middle East Studies Department, a 63-year-old specialist on
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Variety Debuts “Who Are the Marcuses?” Trailer

April 13, 2022

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Natural Sciences

Variety — Rubber Ring Films and Stone Canyon Entertainment have wrapped production on “Who Are the Marcuses?,” a feature documentary
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A4BGU to Raise Emergency Funds for Ukrainian Students

March 10, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Leadership, Awards & Events

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 10, 2022 / Americans for Ben-Gurion University (A4BGU) today announced it will be partnering with
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