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1,000-year-old Hebrew Bible Found in Cairo Synagogue

March 3, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU historian discovered the prized artifact that had been lost for nearly 40 years.

BGU Poet Honored as Visiting Artist in U.S.

July 25, 2019

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

Dr. Dory Manor will join nine other Israeli artists to teach at top U.S. universities from 2019 to 2020.

The Poetry of Lali Tsipi Michaeli

July 18, 2019

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

This podcast highlights the moving and eloquent work of a talented BGU lecturer and poet.

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.