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  • A 2012 study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found that those who ate high-fat diets actually had a faster metabolism than those who don’t. The study showed that low-fat and high-carbohydrate diets spike insulin production, which in turn slows metabolism and promotes the storage of belly fat.
  • To celebrate the centennial of Einstein’s theory of relativity and launch the publication of the 3D printed book - Genius: 100 Visions of the Future, Canadian Friends of Hebrew University of Jerusalem hosted a star-studded weekend of events bringing together a once in a lifetime gathering of Nobel laureates, intellectuals, artists and scientists.
  • The Israeli company, which specializes in tissue engineering for curing diabetes, won the award at the Tel Aviv MIXiii biomed conference.
  • On December 6, 2017 His All Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople received an Honorary Doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, popularly known as the "Green Pope,” was appointed as the primary spiritual leader of the world's approximately 300 million Orthodox Christians on November 2nd, 1991. Since then he has pursued a constant vision of spiritual revival; of Orthodox unity and Christian reconciliation; interfaith understanding and coexistence; and environmental awareness and protection — making every effort to mobilize the world's moral and spiritual forces for the sake of harmony among all human beings and between humankind and nature.
  • Hebrew U Prof. Yuval Harari‘s views on Artificial Intelligence.
  • The special temporary exhibit, titled “In the Valley of David and Goliath,” focuses on the contributions of the Khirbet Qeiyafa Archaeological Project. Co-sponsored by the Institute of Archaeology at Southern Adventist University and the Institute of Archaeology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the project took place from 2007-2013 at the ancient fortified garrison city on the border between Judah and Philistia, southwest of Jerusalem.
  • Hebrew University is extremely proud and honoured to congratulate 12 of its alumni, who are featured in The Marker’s 40 Under 40 list of promising young individuals (more than any other University in Israel).
  • Jerusalem-area initiative that teaches middle-school girls coding and confidence wins $72,000 at the WeWork Creator Awards.


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