American Friends of the Hebrew University

1 Battery Park Plz, Fl 25th, New York, New York 10004


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@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-17

Hey there, 1958! Here's a photo of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem students on the Rehovot campus, which is home to the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Food, Agriculture, and Environment. #fbf

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-16

Here's a little 'then and now,' showing how The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has grown from it's early days in the 20th century to more recent years. #tbt

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-15

Here are some Wednesday #WordsofWisdom by Hebrew University Dr. Osnat Cohen

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-14

No bones about it, this is a cool story! The Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologists recently discovered deer bones that are approximately 9 million years old. #archaeology

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-13

Nature's way! Nanobiotechnologist and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Professor Oded Shoseyov shows several examples of amazing materials found throughout #nature, in everything from cat fleas to sequoia trees, and shows the creative ways his team is harnessing them in everything from sports shoes to medical implants. #MondayMarvels #science

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-12

Have you seen the theatrical trailer for Big Sonia Documentary Movie - 2017? Tickets go on sale on 11/13 for screenings in #NYC: https://buff.ly/2zqA4Yk

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-10

We dig this photo! Here's a photo from a The Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeological dig showing an excavation area in the northwest part of the site at Tel Yoqne'am from September 1978. #fbf #archaeology

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-09

Here's a fun reminder of last summer's Board of Governors at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as we gear up for our 2018 BOG when we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the laying of our cornerstones in 1918. #TBT

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-08

Talk about weaving a tangled web. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem doctoral student, Igor Armicach, sheds insight on a very unique phenomenon happening along a creek in Jerusalem. #nature #environment

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-07

Coding queens! QueenB, co-founded by a The Hebrew University of Jerusalem student, is a mentorship and training program for girls of middle-school age, to support their interest in computer science and instill confidence in their abilities. The program aims to address the gender disparity in the #tech industry at an earlier age for girls. QueenB recently won $72,000 at the WeWork Creator Awards, which took place last month. #TechTuesday

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-06

Another great partnership! The Hessian Israeli Partnership Accelerator for Cybersecurity (HIPA), a collaboration between The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Fraunhofer SIT, brings together top talents in cybersecurity from Israel and Germany to jointly work on #cybersecurity projects in areas such as network technologies, internet infrastructure, and software security.

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-05

A great event for those in the #NYC area. Skirball Department of Hebrew & Judaic Studies at NYU is celebrating the #DeadSeaScrolls at 70 at NYU. Learn more below!

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-03

Watch out JSwipe and JDate! Our favorite bubbe is back with another app to help improve our (love) lives.

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-02

#TBT to 1965 when medical student Younis Abu-Rabia was hard at work in The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Department of Bacteriology. #studentlife

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-11-01

Another great partnership in the making! University of Illinois System and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem signed a #research deal yesterday. #highereducation

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-31

Finding beauty (and science) in unexpected places. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers from the Racah Institute of #Physics developed a unique way that sheds new light on how broken surface patterns are formed. #science

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-30

Truly amazing news! Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a protein “switch” that activates the immune system to attack #cancer cells when it detects signs of the disease. #MedicalMonday #health

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-27

Ending the week with a cute joke from Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon about the recent Albert Einstein note that sold at an auction. For those of us who don't have millions, you can see thousands of Einstein documents at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem! Happy Friday!

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-26

In honor of school being officially back in session, today's #tbt is to the 2012-2013 academic year opening day, with a cameo by one of our favorite founders- Albert Einstein! #backtoschool

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-25

Don't have a million dollars for an auction? Albert Einstein's papers are archived at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he was a founder and member of the board. More than 2,000 of his papers have been digitized for online perusal, including his handwritten theory of relativity, a diary of his 1930-31 trip to the U.S., and the manuscript for an article titled "E=mc 2 : The Most Urgent Problem of Our Time." #history #Einstein

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-24

Helping us breath more easily. CIITECH, a UK-Israel cannabis #biotech startup, will sponsor a research project with the Multidisciplinary Center on Cannabinoid Research of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, focused on the therapeutic benefit of #cannabis for the treatment of asthma. #health #medicalmarijuana

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-23

Pick and print! Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University introduced a very unique technology for #3Dprinting of personalized #food.

@American Friends of the Hebrew University 2017-10-20

Learn about several Israeli companies working to provide alternative energy solutions to the world, including BrightSource Energy. BrightSource built the world’s largest #solar electricity generation installation in California, using nanoparticle coatings developed at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. #energy


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About

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national, not-for-profit organization in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s foremost center of higher education and research.

Company Overview

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization which provides programs, events, and fundraising activities in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s foremost center of higher education and research

Mission

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) was founded in 1925 by the American businessman and philanthropist, Felix M. Warburg. A national, not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization headquartered in New York City, AFHU raises awareness of and support for The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s research powerhouse and most comprehensive institution of higher learning. Through the philanthropic leadership of American Friends from coast to coast, AFHU helps the university to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, build teaching and research facilities, provide scholarships and fellowships, and advance basic and applied research in myriad vital fields.

AFHU’s national and regional programs, events, and missions to Israel promote greater appreciation of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s breadth and scope of achievements, and the university’s pivotal role in educating leaders for the State of Israel. By nurturing Israel’s greatest natural resource – the intellectual strength of the nation’s people—AFHU helps The Hebrew University to improve human health, lead the way with agricultural innovation, spearhead the latest breakthroughs in brain sciences and illuminate the world through the humanities.

Founded

American Friends of the Hebrew University was founded in 1925

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