Polonsky Prizes (2023) for Creativity and Originality in the Humanistic DisciplinesRead more
The Polonsky Prizes at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, were established 21 years ago through the generosity and vision of Dr. Leonard Polonsky and the Polonsky Foundation.
Einstein’s archive has a new Hebrew University homeRead more
A new building, designed by world-renowened architest Daniel Libeskind will ensure access to the genius of the work of Albert Einstein.
12,000-year-old flutes found in Galilee imitate predatory birdsRead more
Archaeology team including the Hebrew University discover tiny instruments, made from the wing bones of waterfowl which may have been used to hunt.
HU latest annual report & impact reportRead more
Read the latest reports from Jerusalem.
Groundbreaking Fossil Discovery Sheds New Light on the Ethiopian Wolf’s OriginsRead more
During the 2017 field season a fossil of a predator from the canine family, identified as the Ethiopian wolf (Canis Simensis), was recovered from deposits that are dated to about 1.5 million years ago.
Hebrew University autism research breakthroughRead more
Dr. Haitham Amal’s study regarding increased levels of nitric oxide has been published in the research journal Advanced Science.
Female Alzheimer’s patients – new discovery might explain rapid declineRead more
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem report discovering a mechanism in the brains of female Alzheimer’s patients that leads to rapid cognitive deterioration.
HUJI Bites – Studying the Infant Gut MicrobiomeRead more
Dr. Moran Yassour’s lab studies the infant gut microbiome, from establishment at birth, through development in early age, to impact on pediatric health.
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HU scientists develop drought-proof tomatoesRead more
Hebrew University researchers cross Peruvian wild tomatoes with popular ones to create a new drought-tolerant variety
- Lindy Diamond
Sabaean Inscription Discovered Near Site of the Jerusalem TempleRead more
In a new study published in The Hebrew University’s Jerusalem Journal of Archaeology, Dr. Daniel Vainstub deciphered a partially preserved inscription that was found on the neck of a large jar dated back to the time of King Solomon.