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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 Attends Young Universities Summit

June 22, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Prof. Rivka Carmi shared some of BGU's greatest developments at a University of South Florida panel.

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.

Literary Giant Aharon Appelfeld Dies at 85

January 5, 2018

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Giving a vivid voice to the Holocaust, his writings are housed in BGU’s Hebrew literature archive.

Etgar Keret Awarded Bronfman Prize

July 1, 2016

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

The celebrated author and BGU educator is recognized for his contribution to expressing humanitarian values.

BGU Prof. Among Those Accepted Into Royal Spanish Academy

December 9, 2015

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

This marks the first time the prestigious institution acknowledges experts in Sephardic Jewry.

Saving the Sounds and Laughter of Sarajevo

March 20, 2015

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Dr. Eli Papo discusses how the Partisan Haggadah uses humor to put a human face on the Holocaust.

Nidaa Khoury’s Verses from a Christian Arab Village

March 16, 2015

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Poet and BGU senior lecturer, Nidaa Khoury, featured on TLV1 Radio's Israel in Translation program.

Shimon Adaf’s Songs of Sderot

February 4, 2015

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

The poetry of Shimon Adar, head of BGU's Hebrew-language creative writing program, is featured on TLV1 radio.