Homeland Security Institute Balances Freedom and SafetyIsrael has the most experience working on the threat of terrorism, while also maintaining the values of openness and democracy. A microcosm of this dual effort is BGU's Institute of Homeland Security.
Japanese Zionists Visit the UniversityA delegation of the Japanese Makuya arrived at BGU this week as part of a show of solidarity with residents of the Negev who suffered during the recent Cast Lead military operation.
Gaza War to Have Fallout for Egypt, IranJTA--"For [President Hosni] Mubarak and his government, what is happening in Gaza constitutes a significant threat to Egypt's national security,ﾊﾗﾝ said Yoram Meital, an Egypt expert at Ben-Gurion University's Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy.
Israelis Honor Fallen SoldiersThe New York Times -- Sgt. Alexander Mashevitzky [son of BGU Prof. Grigory Mashevitzky] was buried in the military cemetery of Beer-Sheva...then the rockets hit open ground in and around Beer-Sheva, causing panic but no serious injuries.
Want an MBA from an Entrepreneurial Hot Spot?Christian Science Monitor -- An Israeli MBA from BGU offers American-style academic rigor, dynamic entrepreneurial atmosphere, and a lower price tag.
Missiles on Beer-ShevaJerusalem Post -- Prof. Rivka Carmi, M.D., president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, witnesses falling missiles in Beer-Sheva.
How I Live Amid the Daily BarrageNew York Post -- Robin Zebrowitz, 26, moved to Israel from New York three months ago and settled in Beer-Sheva, a city 25 miles from Gaza and, as she learned last week, well within range of Hamas missiles.
Siren Song of WarJTA -- For the first time I am experiencing war as a mother... I was only five minutes away from home when the first sirens rang out, but no one would let me leave the neighborhood sports center while danger was still apparent...
Ben-Gurion University Confronts TerrorismWhat if there was a place where the world's leading experts didn't just examine what went wrong in Mumbaiﾊﾗ_At BGU, the first University-based homeland security institute in the world is asking the tough questions.
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