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BIU Medical School Opening

January 2013

Fifty-four students from the Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee donned medical white coats at a first-of-its kind ceremony symbolizing the transition to the clinical phase of their studies. Over the past few weeks these young doctors-to-be have begun their work in various hospitals throughout the northern region of the country.

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Sperber Why Modern Orthodoxy is True Orthodoxy

November 2012

Never one to shy away from taking on challenging issues within Orthodox Jewry, world-renowned Talmud scholar at Bar-Ilan University Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber spoke to an overflow crowd on October 18th at The Jewish Center in New York City about “Why Modern Orthodoxy is True Orthodoxy.”

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Soloveitchik Conference

August 2012

Bar-Ilan University in Israel and Yeshiva University (YU) bring together academics and rabbis to discuss the impact of the thoughts of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, a major proponent of Torah Umadda, combining the best of Torah scholarship with the best of secular wisdom.

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Reconstructing The Bible

July 2012

Prof. Menachem Cohen has no doubt that all Hebrew Bibles sitting on bookshelves in Jewish homes around the world contain errors. Sometimes scores, sometimes hundreds. For the most part these are not dramatic mistakes: the absence of the letter yod, an incorrect diacritical mark or cantillation note.

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Bar-Ilan Medical School News

July 2012

Catch up on the latest developments as BIU prepares for the opening of its new Medical School.

News, articles, faculty profiles, the latest ‘Buzz’ about the Medical School “in the news”, and much more!

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Celebrate Israel Parade 2012

July 2012

American Friends of Bar-Ilan University joins with other Israeli universities for the first time in sponsoring a float at the Celebrate Israel Parade in New York City.

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Med School Dean Visits US

July 2012

New BIU Medical School Dean Prof. Ran Tur-Kaspa made his first official visit to the United States on June 26th 2012. The reception held at the Lotos Club in Manhattan was attended by members of the American Friends of Bar-Ilan University (AFBIU) Board and prominent leaders.

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Med School White Coat Ceremony

July 2012

Fifty-four students from the Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee donned medical white coats at a first-of-its kind ceremony symbolizing the transition to the clinical phase of their studies.

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Upheaval In Egypt

July 2012

Get the latest analysis on the crisis in Egypt from BIU Scholars and the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies at BIU.

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The Need for Minds Over Hearts in the Egyptian Crisis

July 2012

The West should support Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman and the military in the current crisis both for strategic reasons and out of concern for those demonstrators with democratic ideals who otherwise are likely to fall prey to a far worse fate than the regime they are attempting to overthrow.

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A Mass Grave 70 Years Later

August 2011

The New York Times Op-Ed on “A Mass Grave, 70 Years Later,” which appeared on August 10th 2011, is a powerful personal account of how the author set out from Israel to Ukraine to trace his ancestors. It was written by Mordechai I. Twersky.

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