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Sowing the Seeds

February 8, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The Jerusalem Post -- BGU's Africa Center is nurturing relations between Israel and the African continent, encouraging student volunteer delegations and bilateral academic study.

Analyzing the Search for Missing Relatives

January 29, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel National News ��� A master���s student at BGU is researching the societal impact of a popular ���Missing Relatives��� program that began during the Holocaust and plans to publish her findings on how the service influenced Israeli society.

Peace, One EMT at a Time

January 15, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

JT News--This past October saw the launch of the Israel-Jordan Academic Emergency Medicine Collaboration that brought 15 Jordanians to BGU to study with Israeli students and earn bachelor's degrees in emergency medical technology.

BGU’s Africa Center Strengthens Ties Among Neighbors

January 5, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Social Sciences & Humanities

Heritage Florida Jewish News -- Vice chancellor of Uganda's Makerere University says she is looking forward to "sowing seeds of partnership and cooperation" between BGU, Israel and African nations.

Maccabees Still Making News

December 14, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Jewish Telegraphic Agency -- BGU's Professor Dov Gera helps to put the missing pieces of an ancient puzzle back together.

Wind-Down Nation?

November 30, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- BGU's president, Rivka Carmi, comments on her concerns regarding future funding for education in Israel and how the state as a whole could be effected.

Come Stand In My Place

November 2, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Haaretz -- In his new book, historian Tuvia Friling explores the life and death of a Haganah militia fighter and former Auschwitz kapo, and depicts how society dealt with the roles of Judenrat and kapos in the Holocaust.

Arms Smugglers Into Gaza Face a New Foe: Egypt

October 27, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Forward -- Egypt is cracking down on tunnel smuggling to Gaza. BGU���s Prof. Yoram Meital, a leading analyst on Egyptian affairs, explains why.

Computer Algorithm to Decipher Ancient Texts

September 3, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times -- BGU researchers have developed a computer program to decipher previously unreadable ancient texts, possibly leading to a Google-like search engine for historical documents.

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