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How Jewish Mystics Sought to Vanquish the Coronavirus and Hitler

May 8, 2020

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Prof. Yuval Harari speaks to Haaretz about how magic has been used in Jewish history to fight our enemies.

Arab Students Enroll in BGU’s Online Kabbalah Course

February 22, 2018

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

The course introduces students with no background in Jewish thought to the major ideas of Kabbalah.

Exploring the Rich History of Jews in India

February 22, 2017

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

Two BGU scholars recently shared their expertise at a conference on Indian Jews held in New Delhi.

Mysticism and Divine Music: Israel in Translation

April 2, 2015

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Prof. Haviva Pedaya’s award-winning poetry is featured on TLV1 radio.

Piecing Together Fragments of Ancient Jewish Prayer

January 2, 2014

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

Thousands of torn Jewish documents were found in an Old Cairo synagogue. Prof. Uri Ehrlich pieced them together.

Goldstein-Goren Prize for Best Jewish Thought Book

May 14, 2013

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Press Releases

Two authors share the Goldstein-Goren International Prize for the Most Important Book in Jewish Thought.