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ALUMNI SERIES: Inspiring growth, one organization at a time

By NOA AMOUYAL While venturing into her first real job as a young adult, Orit Mizner was unprepared for the way her stint as a Jewish camp counselor in Russia in 1996 would dramatically change the trajectory of her life. Her time in the country showed her the importance of building and empowering a vibrant […]

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The Herta and Paul Amir School of Medicine University of Haifa

University of Haifa Inaugurates Medical School, Aiming to Meet Israel’s Pressing National Needs and Strengthen the North

The Herta and Paul Amir School of Medicine will address Israel’s acute shortage of physicians, while equipping graduates with a modernized skill set in areas such as telemedicine, following $55M gift Haifa, Israel, June 4, 2024 — University of Haifa on Sunday inaugurated the building that will be home to its forthcoming Herta and Paul […]

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ALUMNI SERIES: From ‘The West Wing’ to University of Haifa

By: Noa Amouyal Published: April 25, 2024 Many people around the world were captivated by the rapid-fire dialogue in Aaron Sorkin’s “The West Wing,” and Dr. Kobby Barda was no exception. Watching that iconic program inspired him to embark on a path of studying American politics. Dr. Barda’s academic journey culminated in a PhD from […]

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In the News

With shortage of physicians and only six Israeli medical schools, three more being planned

“The increasing shortage of doctors is placing the education of doctors in real danger, and it demands a quick response," the organizers said.

The four stages of Hamas’s psychological warfare – analysis

Recent propaganda videos featuring Israeli hostages, including Sasha Trupanov, and false claims of abducted soldiers, underscore a brutal strategy to attack Israel through fear and manipulation.

Haifa Symposium: Religion as a path to peace amid Middle East conflict

“This is not a religious war. Israel is not and will never be at war with Islam or any religion,” Herzog told attendees.

The University of Haifa Presents: Dig, Dive and Discover!

University of Haifa’s School of Archaeology and Maritime Cultures (SAMC), has launched a new science-oriented international master’s program in archaeological research.

Israel’s National Student Union creates plan to combat incitement to terror

Under this program, all associations—except those that voted against it—committed to taking action against lecturers or students who have expressed or will express support for terrorism.