By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Oliver Hart, US Jewish Professor, Shares Nobel Prize in Economics

  A Jewish professor of economics at Harvard University, Oliver Hart, has won half of this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics. The other half goes to Bengt Holmstrom of Finland, with whom he worked More...

By Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Nobel Prize for Physics in 2016 to Be Shared by David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz

  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2016  to British-born scientists  David Thouless, 82, Duncan Haldane, 65,  and Michael Kosterlitz, 73, ”for More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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Black Holes Are Not Completely Black, Technion Scientist First to Observe Hawking Radiation

  Jeff Steinhauer, a physicist at Technion in Israel, has created an acoustic black hole and observed particles slipping out of its grasp, providing the strongest evidence to date of one of Stephen Hawking’s More...

By Elad Zeret On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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The Israelis Who Went to Jupiter

  Dr. Yochai Caspi, 42, a planetary researcher at the Weizmann Institute, watched on Tuesday live the Juno spacecraft in space and was reminded of one of his happiest childhood moments in Nahariyah. More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
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Holocaust Survivor, Author Elie Wiesel, in the Second Row From the Bottom, Seventh From the Left, Dies Aged 87

  Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor whose classic “Night” became a landmark testament to the Nazis’ crimes and launched Wiesel’s long career as one More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Celebrated Hollywood Actress Helen Mirren Has Landed in Israel

  Oscar-winning British actress Helen Mirren will host the third annual Genesis Prize award ceremony this Thursday, June 23, at the Jerusalem Theater.  At the event, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Ron Brachman Joins the Cornell Tech as the New Institute Director

  Ron Brachman, a computer scientist who is an internationally recognized authority on artificial intelligence, Joins Cornell Tech As The New Director Of The Jacobs Institute. The Jacobs Institute emphasis More...

By Niva Goldberg On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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British Historian Declines $300, 000 Israeli Prize, Citing Conflict With Palestinians

British historian Catherine Hall of University College London declined $300, 000 prize,  an Israeli award she was set to receive, for what she called “political” reasons. Hall did not attend the award More...

By News Brief On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Dershowitz: I Could Have Gotten Jesus Off the Hook

Alan Dershowitz is one of the most brilliant legal minds in the United States and regarded as an expert on appellate practice by conservatives and liberals alike, but he might think more highly of himself than More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Helen Mirren to Host The ‘Jewish Nobel’ Ceremony in Jerusalem

Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren will emcee the 2016 Genesis Prize award ceremony, which will take place on June 23 in Jerusalem . The prize is being awarded to Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman More...

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