January 2022

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Brain Food, Keto Style

You are what you eat — and eating a keto diet has proven to reduce damage from traumatic brain injuries. A new TAU study finds that the keto diet improves spatial and visual memory, lowers brain inflammation, causes less neuronal death, and slows down the rate of cellular aging. It has been used as a treatment in Israel and around the world among children with epilepsy for almost 100 years, and in recent years the diet has become popular among those who want to lose weight. READ MORE


Power Partnership

TAU and the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Air Force launched a first-of-its-kind joint research center to harness civilian research and knowledge, advancing various areas related to policymaking and strategic thinking on issues of air and space. READ MORE


COVID News You Can Use

Home testing for COVID — it's a thing and everyone's doing it nowadays. World renowned virologist Professor Jonathan Gershoni explains how a Corona antigen test works in terms we can understand. WATCH HERE

Start-Up Nation 3,000 Years Ago

A new TAU study suggests that the copper industry in the Arava Valley, located between Southern Israel and Jordan, thrived because of advanced management methods and technological creativity, making it the largest and most advanced smelting center in the ancient world. READ MORE


The Challenges of Judaism: Past, Present, and Future

Wednesday, January 22, 2022
12:00 noon–1:00 p.m. EST

Professor Yuval Rotman, Chair, The Chaim Rosenberg School of Jewish Studies-Archaeology

TAU TALKS: Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Tech, Banking, and R&D for the IDF

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
12:30–1:30 p.m. EST

Yifat Oron, Senior Managing Director/Head of Blackstone Israel, in conversation with Aaron Tartakovsky, CEO and Co-Founder of Epic Cleantec