April 21, 2023

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Antisemitism Worldwide Report Released

The annual Antisemitism Worldwide report published by The Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) found that visibly identifiable Jews, particularly Haredi Jews, are the main victims of antisemitic assaults in the West. While 2021 set a new high for antisemitic incidents, with the coronavirus pandemic fueling a worldwide rise in antisemitism, "in some countries, most alarmingly the United States, it intensified" in 2022. READ MORE


Anxiety and Technology

A new technology-driven treatment for social anxiety relieved the symptoms of 50% of participating patients. According to Professor Yair Bar-Haim, whose lab conducted the clinical trial, this new therapy has an efficacy similar to the first-line drug treatments currently available. The researchers hope that this therapy will soon be available as an effective alternative to psychiatric medications. WATCH THE VIDEO



Professor Karen Avraham, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Professor Illana Gozes, also from the Faculty of Medicine, have been named vital influencers for their contributions to Israel and the world. Professor Avraham was named one of Globes' 50 Most Influential Women in Israel and Professor Gozes has been named by Israel 21C as one of the 48 Israelis shaping the world. READ MORE


Celebrating Israel's 75th

Tel Aviv University has played a critical role in Israel's development and in positioning the country as the "Startup Nation." Join us and contribute to Israel's future as we raise 75 scholarships for the 75th by May 15th.



Two Exceptional Professionals!

In honor of Israel’s 75th Independence Day, Israel 21c has put together a list of 48 exceptional professionals from Israel, including TAU alums Alon Aranya and Professor Moran Cerf.



Planning for the Future:
Understanding Incapacity Issues

Wednesday May 3, 2023
12 noon–1:00 p.m. Eastern time

An AFTAU Planned Giving webinar, featuring Regina Garrido, Senior Vice President, Senior Wealth Strategist, PNC Private Bank. REGISTER HERE

Dental Anthropology and Clues to the Past

Wednesday May 10, 2023
12 noon–1:00 p.m. Eastern time

Featuring Professor Rachel Sarig of the School of Dental Medicine, TAU Faculty of Medicine, and Head of the Dan David Center for Human Evolution. REGISTER HERE