Dead Sea Scrolls Found in Israeli Storeroom

The nine unopened scrolls were discovered in 1952 but never investigated

That’s Dr. Streisand To You

Babs receives an honorary doctorate from Hebrew University in Israel

Hebrew U. Embraces English

A vote to officially allow English at the Jerusalem institution is part of a longer history of Zionist concessions

Daybreak: Hamas Releases Film on Gilad Shalit

Plus an explosion rocks central Beirut

Ten Years After the Hebrew University Bombing

Family of the victims and witnesses look back

Vidal Sassoon, Streetfighter

The famed hairdresser, who died Wednesday, fought against British fascists and then for Israel’s independence

Portnoy’s Complaint, in Analysis

Hebrew University professor Bernard Avishai’s playful new critical look at Philip Roth’s 1969 classic digs deep into the novel’s neurotic passion

Prize Fighters

Joseph Cedar’s Footnote pits a Talmudic scholar against his academic son in a tale equal parts midrash, riddle, and Israeli political tragedy

Writing Footnote

Director Joseph Cedar on Orthodox Judaism, The Social Network, and the nightmare scenario behind his latest Academy Award-nominated film

Sundown: A Hot Summer in Sinai

Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more

Mario in 3D

Hebrew U. algorithm gives old video games new lives

Evelyn Einstein, Granddaughter, 70

Shiva Stars

E=Lawsuit Squared

You don’t have to be Einstein to smell a rat

Natalie and Me

In 2004, Natalie Portman—likely to win a Best Actress Oscar for Black Swan this weekend—spent a year at Hebrew University. So did I, and it’s her fault I started smoking.

Shirtless Einstein Prompts Lawsuit

Hebrew U goes after GM

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