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Between State and Synagogue

A new book by BGU Prof. Guy Ben-Porat explores the increasing secularization of Israeli society that is more practical than ideological. more »

The Culture of Israeli Shuks

The Forward -- Nir Avrieli, a professor of anthropology at BGU, explains how the culture of a city is revealed in the organizing principles of its outdoor market. more »

BGU Launches the Country’s First International Israel Studies Graduate Program

San Diego Jewish World--BGU has formally launched the first Israel Studies International Program (ISIP) in Israel. It will be taught in English and offered to international students. Applications are being accepted for the first class, set to begin their studies in the coming fall semester. more »

Eichmann Trial Altered Worldview of Holocaust

The Arizona Republic -- BGU Prof. Judith Stern reflects on how before the trial of Adolf Eichmann the consensus was that "Holocaust experiences were better left unexplored." more »

BGU Develops New Computer Techniques To Read and Study Historic Hebrew and Arabic Documents

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) will combine the scientific and scholarly expertise of their humanities and computer science experts in a new project to analyze degraded ancient documents, providing valuable answers regarding Hebrew liturgical and Arabic historical texts that will advance scholarship in these fields. more »

New All Hebrew Study Abroad Program with Brandeis University and Middlebury College

BGU, Brandeis University and Middlebury College have established a joint study abroad program that will be conducted solely in Hebrew. The program will begin offering classes at BGU in the spring of 2012. more »