Israel at War

Israel at War
23rd November 2023 Moriah Aharon

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Our thoughts are with our colleagues and friends at the Hebrew University and their families. We stand with the people of Israel and pray for a swift end to this conflict.

  • 31st December 2023 = opening of the academic year 2023/24 (there may be changes)
  • Around 5000 Hebrew University’s students have been called up for military service along with some 350 younger faculty and administration staff
  • The start of the new academic year has been delayed to early November
  • Two of the University’s 6 campuses, the Faculty of Agriculture, Nutrition & Environment in Rehovot and the Koret Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Bet Dagan lie south of Tel Aviv but have fortunately not experienced any direct hit or injuries

21.11.23 Boosted Support for HU Students Called Upon for Active Reserve Service

14.11.23 HU Professor to the Media: “Avoid Interviews with Child Survivors of the Gaza Envelope Massacre”

14.11.23 Addressing the Surge in Global Antisemitism on Social Media Platforms

8.11.23 When studying or teaching is impossible, what’s the alternative? Volunteering!

7.11.23 When studying or teaching is impossible, what’s the alternative? Volunteering!

7.11.23 The Hebrew University’s 30-Day Memorial Ceremony for the 7th October Massacre

7.11.23 Hebrew University raises NIS 15m for fund to support students and residents affected by 7th Oct.

5.11.23: Fighting for the Israeli Hostages: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Law Clinics at Work Webinar recording

31.10.23 International Experts Unite to Demand Immediate Release of Abducted Israeli Children

2.11.23 The Vital Role of Civil Society and Volunteers during the Iron Swords War

2.11.23 Israeli Student Abroad during a War: Advocacy from a Personal Perspective

29.10.23 Israel-Gaza-Lebanon: Where Are We Going? Webinar recording

25.10.23: The opening of the academic year has been postponed to 3rd December, although some programs, such as the Rothman International School at the Hebrew University have already begun their academic year using remote learning

24.20.23: Support and Assistance during Operation Iron Swords

17.10.23: Support the Hebrew University Community via the WE ARE ONE campaign

17.10.23: YIZKOR – In memory of those who were murdered in the 7th October terror attack by Hamas and perished in the Swords of Iron War

16.10.23: Urgent Plea: Immediate Action for Abductees in Gaza (press release)

12.10.23: Faculty of Law’s Experts’ Open Letter to the International Community (press release)

12.10.23: Son of Hebrew University Professor Jonathan Dekel Chen Among 130 Missing Victims of Terror Attack (press release)

12:10.23: You Have Failed Us: Wrote HU Leaders to Presidents of Harvard and Stanford Universities (press release)

10.10.23: On Tuesday, 10th October 2023, President Asher Cohen hosted a webinar in which he addressed the current situation within our Hebrew University community. Click here to watch the recording.

9.9.23: Hebrew University of Jerusalem Demonstrates Unwavering Commitment Amidst Terrorist Attacks in Israel (press release)

8.10.23: Please see attached an update from the President of the Hebrew University, Prof Asher Cohen.