Submitted by Noah Pascoe on Tue, 2012/11/06 - 11:06am
Albert Einstein is one of the most popular figures of the 20th century. In this day in age when intellect and motivation are threatened by the rise of smartphones and junk pop culture, it’s reassuring to know that one of the most gifted minds of history is still one of most recognizable names and faces and his legacy will never be forgotten. With his unique hairstyle and eccentric facial expressions, TIME magazine's Frederic Golden once said that Einstein was "a cartoonist's dream come true.” READ MORE... about "Everyone Wants A Piece of Albert"
I'm constantly in awe of the amazing discoveries that come out of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. There are products that have been invented there that many people don't event realize they use in their day-to-day lives, such as cherry tomatoes. READ MORE... about Innovative Discoveries From The Hebrew U
Last week I was disappointed to see that the Israeli film Footnote lost to the Iranian film A Separation in the category of best foreign language film at the Academy Awards. Footnote, a drama written and directed by Hebrew U alum Joseph Cedar circles around a power struggle between a father and a son in the Hebrew University's Talmud department. READ MORE... about Israel, Film and the Hebrew University
The last week of October will bring the first speaker in the 2011-2012 Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University's Best of Hebrew U Lecture Series to Winnipeg, Montreal and Ottawa. This lecture will feature Michael Shalev, a professor of sociology and political science at the Hebrew University speaking about inequality in Israeli society. READ MORE... about The Best of Hebrew U Lecture Series Goes Across Canada