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ALUMNI SERIES: A Legal Expert’s Journey From Haifa to New York

By: ASUH Published: March 29, 2024 Nizan Geslevich Packin is a woman of many interests. As an expert in financial regulation, technology, privacy and information law, and FinTech, the University of Haifa alumna is a trusted resource regarding some of the most pressing issues in today’s society. From weighing in on Elon Musk’s legal drama […]

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ALUMNI SERIES: University of Haifa alum supports Israel — one cookie at a time

By: ASUH Published: February 28, 2024 A bakery selling mouthwatering chocolate chip and southern red velvet cookies shouldn’t be a source of controversy. Yet Nofar Shablis, owner of Ali’s Cookies in Emory, Georgia, found herself constantly harassed by customers in the aftermath of Hamas’ October 7 attacks on Israel. A native of Kiryat Chaim, a […]

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Israeli scientists first to document scorpions ‘hitching a ride’

By: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich Published: January 23, 2024 They said this unique behavior sheds light on the intricate relationships of myrmecophile arachnids. Israeli scientists have discovered the first instance of a pseudoscorpion being carried by a larger scorpion, according to a publication on Tuesday. “Phoresy” refers to an interaction in which a phoretic animal (or phoront) latches […]

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Iranian Jewish Family Faces Steep Cost in Battle To Save Son from Execution

Arvin Nathaniel Ghahremani’s family and international human rights groups fight to commute his death sentence, highlighting Iran’s severe judicial practices and discrimination

Disobeying potential Hague order on Gaza could spark international backlash for Israel

International law expert Ido Rosenzweig believes the World Court may stop short of ordering an outright halt to the war, but "if an order is issued that Israel is unable to comply with, then it would be in violation of a binding order."

Ships in the Negev: Byzantine-era church reveals pilgrims’ sea passage

The unexpected find presents evidence of sea-faring methods used approximately 1,500-years-ago to transport Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land

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Russian Strategic Visits Signal Strengthening Anti-Western Alliance With China, Iran

Recent high-profile meetings reinforce economic and military ties amid shifting global power dynamics and escalating Middle Eastern tensions