Bar-Ilan University is the fastest growing university among all academic institutes in Israel in terms of its student body. The reason is, among other things, because it harnesses innovative knowledge and advanced thinking tools to create a tangible change and make an impact on the world. These actions originate from a sense of meaning and it is an engine for excellence. Bar-Ilan University challenges members of its community to make an impact on what is meaningful to them. The university itself makes an impact on science, society in Israel, the Jewish community and the world at large.
Bar-Ilan University is among the largest universities in Israel. Every day, thousands of students and staff members, from Israel and abroad and from every religion and community, pass through its gates. All of them create a multi-cultural human tapestry that is reflective of Israeli society. Through its study programs, the values that it instills in its students and the general atmosphere within its grounds, the university promotes values of tolerance, freedom of thought and dialogue.
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Graduate of the Department of Bible at Bar-Ilan University and a research student in Assyriology at Hebrew University. His research interests include Biblical narrative, Biblical and ancient Near Eastern law, Biblical and ancient Near Eastern Wisdom, and comparative research of the Bible and the ancient Near East. His MA thesis deals with literary and diachronic aspects of the Book of Samuel.
Dr. David Sperber
Dr. David Sperber is an art historian, curator, and art critic. In 2012, he co-curated the international exhibition “Matronita: Jewish Feminist Art” at the Mishkan Le’Omanut, Museum of Art, Ein Harod in Israel. Sperber’s articles have appeared in numerous publications, including academic periodicals, museum exhibition catalogs, and popular media. Sperbers’ forthcoming book, based on his PhD. dissertation is entitled Devoted Resistance: Religious Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel, 1990-2017. As a postdoctoral Associate at the Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University, Sperber is currently at work on his second book entitled Liberating Body, Earth, and God: Helène Aylon’s Jewish-Feminist Art in the United States, 1970–2017
Dr. Mor Presiado
Dr. Mor Presiado is a lecturer in the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. She teaches and conducts research on Holocaust art, modern and post-modern art, feminist art, and trauma art. Dr. Presiado's publications address women's art during and after the Holocaust and the influence of feminism on Holocaust art.
Since 2018, Dr. Presiado has served as deputy chairperson of the Association of Women's Art and Gender Research in Israel. The main aims of the association are to encourage research on women artists in Israel and to establish the discipline of gender studies in the arts.
Dr. Yossi Ben-Zion
Dr. Yossi Ben-Zion is a senior faculty member and is the Deputy Head of the Physics department at Bar-Ilan University. Dr. Ben-Zion has a BA in physics and computer science, a Master's degree in physics with honors and a PhD, all from Bar-Ilan University. During his PhD studies he was awarded the prestigious Wolf Prize for outstanding doctoral students and was elected several times as an Outstanding Departmental Lecturer. Dr. Ben-Zion was elected three times (!) by the University as an Outstanding University Lecturer and is considered a first-class lecturer with the ability to convey material in a clear and organized manner, creating interest among the students. He invests his time and effort above and beyond in his teaching, and the results are reflected in the students’ achievements. Recently Dr. Ben-Zion was ranked among the 57 most beloved lecturers in Israel by a comprehensive study conducted by the Student Union and the Mako site. Over the years, Dr. Ben-Zion has taught the course "Introduction to Physics-Mechanics" several times, in various frameworks, and has accumulated knowledge and experience that have improved the method of teaching so that the course's material will be clear, interesting and suitable for students on different levels. Dr. Ben-Zion built the digital course after much thought based on the conclusions he has drawn over the years in order to create a course with wide appeal to anyone who studies in this field
Dr. Nili Smet
Dr. Nili Smet teaches Biblical and Assyrian Studies in the Bible Department at Bar-Ilan University, where she serves as a faculty member since 2011. Her research interests include: Biblical scholarship in the Middle Eastern context; Biblical and Mesopotamian wisdom; Language and Sumerian culture; biblical Hebrew.