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Putting the squeeze on fruit-juice sugars

14 January 2019

Israeli company Better Juice brings together oranges and high-tech to create a healthier glass of OJRead More

Israeli inventor of car cameras says self-driving vehicles are future of artificial intelligence

14 January 2019

Amnon Shashua, cofounder and chief technology officer of the Israeli company Mobileye, lives and works at the vanguard of self-driving carsRead More

Israeli debate team defeats best universities in the world

10 January 2019

The team competed against some of the best universities in the world, including Oxford University and Harvard UniversityRead More

Say Shalom to Israel’s Cannabis Industry

8 January 2019

Israel’s cannabis industry has a long history of innovation and revolutionary research, and that history will be the country’s biggest advantage in the emerging international cannabis marketRead More

Fellow writers, Natalie Portman mourn death of ‘brave’ ‘mensch’ Amos Oz

8 January 2019

Author David Grossman says ‘the world is diminished a little’ with Oz’s passing; A.B. Yehoshua eulogizes a ‘wonderful writer’ and friendRead More

The Annual Sacher Lecture in Memory of John Sacher

20 December 2018

The annual Sacher lecture in memory of John Sacher was held on November 20, 2018Read More

BFHU Women’s Group Chanukah party

11 December 2018

The BFHU Women’s Group held their ever-popular Chanukah party in early December, kindly hosted by the Committee’s Vice President, Mrs Stella Lucas, with guests enjoying an evening of musical entertainment with candle-lighting and festive refreshmentsRead More

Hundreds of Photos Found From When Israel’s War of Independence Raged

10 December 2018

From a burning photography store, Moshe Carmel rescued four albums whose bounty starts with the Muslim-Jewish riots of 1929. The pictures are now on display in JerusalemRead More

Year-End Bonus Time? Better Hope the Boss is NOT Your Friend, New Study Finds

3 December 2018

In a series of eight studies using workplace scenarios, the researchers found that when managers had to decide whether an employee deserved a bonus, they were less likely to award one to a deserving employee who was also a friend if news of the bonus would be made public. They feared being seen as playing favorites. Instead, they often awarded bonus to a less-deserving but non-friend employeesRead More

Letter reveals Einstein’s fears of growing nationalism, anti-Semitism

19 November 2018

The 1922 letter shows he was concerned about Germany's future a full year before the Nazis attempted their first coup — the failed Munich Beer Hall PutschRead More