Bar-Ilan University

Aerial view of Bar-Ilan University
Anna & Max Webb and Family Psychology Building at the Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
First Bar-Ilan graduation, 1959
Wengerovsky Center at Bar-Ilan University
Bar-Ilan Faculty of engineering
Nanotechnology building
Bar-Ilan Faculty of Medicine
Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University
Bar-Ilan Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Centre for the study of philosophy, ethics and Jewish thought
Machon HaGavoah LeTorah - campus bet midrash and midrasha
Tzipi Hotovely
Gila Gamliel
Tzipi Livni
Faculty of engineering

Public research university in the Tel Aviv District city of Ramat Gan, Israel.

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Ramat Gan

City in the Tel Aviv District of Israel, located east of the municipality of Tel Aviv and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area.

City in the Tel Aviv District of Israel, located east of the municipality of Tel Aviv and part of the Tel Aviv metropolitan area.

Ramat Gan in 1936
Ramat Gan in 1948
Diamond Exchange District also known as "The Bursa Area" of Ramat Gan
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat-Gan Great Synagogue
Ramat Gan National Park
Ramat Gan Stadium
Ilan Ramon, first Israeli astronaut killed in Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
Ramat Gan's twin towns

In 1961, the municipal area of Ramat Gan expanded eastward, to encompass the area that includes the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer and Bar Ilan University.

In the 18th century, as interest in the "curiosities" of the Jewish religion rose, some non-Jews had models of synagogues erected, furnished with a full array of Jewish books and ceremonial objects, and accessible to a broad public, constituting the world's first "Jewish museums." This title page is from a book by Moritz Wilhelm Christiani, which describes such a replica, owned by Georg Serpilius, a Christian Hebraist.

Jewish studies

Academic discipline centered on the study of Jews and Judaism.

Academic discipline centered on the study of Jews and Judaism.

In the 18th century, as interest in the "curiosities" of the Jewish religion rose, some non-Jews had models of synagogues erected, furnished with a full array of Jewish books and ceremonial objects, and accessible to a broad public, constituting the world's first "Jewish museums." This title page is from a book by Moritz Wilhelm Christiani, which describes such a replica, owned by Georg Serpilius, a Christian Hebraist.
Bar Ilan University - Centre for the study of philosophy, ethics and Jewish thought

Bar-Ilan University has the world's largest school of Jewish Studies; while

Max Jammer, 2003

Max Jammer

Israeli physicist and philosopher of physics.

Israeli physicist and philosopher of physics.

Max Jammer, 2003

He was Rector and Acting President at Bar-Ilan University from 1967 to 1977.

Yigal Amir

Israeli right-wing extremist who assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

Israeli right-wing extremist who assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

The monument at the site of the assassination: Ibn Gabirol Street, between Tel Aviv City Hall and Gan Ha'ir

At the time of the assassination he was a law student at Bar-Ilan University.

Emanuel Rackman

American Modern Orthodox Rabbi, who held pulpits in major congregations and helped draw attention to the plight of Refuseniks in the then-Soviet Union and attempted to resolve the dilemma of the Agunah, a woman who cannot remarry because her husband will not grant a Get, the required religious divorce decree that would free her to remarry under Halacha.

American Modern Orthodox Rabbi, who held pulpits in major congregations and helped draw attention to the plight of Refuseniks in the then-Soviet Union and attempted to resolve the dilemma of the Agunah, a woman who cannot remarry because her husband will not grant a Get, the required religious divorce decree that would free her to remarry under Halacha.

He was President of Bar-Ilan University from 1977 to 1986.

Tzipi Livni

Israeli politician, diplomat, and lawyer.

Israeli politician, diplomat, and lawyer.

Signature
Livni and French FM Douste-Blazy
Livni and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2009
Livni meets with President George W. Bush
Youth for Tzipi Livni party 2009.
Kadima youth activists, 2009
Livni declares victory in 2009 elections
Livni upon assuming the role of Leader of the Opposition in the Knesset
Livni visiting a medical center in Ashkelon with members of Kadima
Livni touring the site of a kindergarten hit by bombs from Gaza
Tzipi Livni at Biyalik Rogazin
Livni and British Foreign Secretary William Hague
Livni, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat announce the resumption of peace talks
Livni briefs The Israel Project
Zionist Union campaign poster
Livni at Pride event in Be'er Sheva, 2015

Livni began studying law at Bar-Ilan University in 1979, but suspended her law studies when she joined the Mossad in 1980.

Religious Zionists celebrating Jerusalem Day in Israel

Religious Zionism

Ideology that combines Zionism and Orthodox Judaism.

Ideology that combines Zionism and Orthodox Judaism.

Religious Zionists celebrating Jerusalem Day in Israel
Religious Zionist pioneers found Kibbutz Ein HaNatziv, 1946
Kvutzat Yavne, 1945
Abraham Isaac Kook, 1924
Bnei Akiva youth movement, combining Torah and work
Mercaz Harav, Jerusalem
Bet Midrash, Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh
Aerial view of Bar-Ilan University
Ulpana students
Kfar Haroeh, c. 1950
Second-Lieutenant Asael Lubotzky, an IDF field commander during Second Lebanon War, prays with tefilin
Simchat Beit HaShoeivah at Mercaz HaRav. The participants are dressed as typical for Shabbat.
Shiur, Tel Aviv Yeshiva; the larger Kippot seen here, are more typical amongst Yeshiva students, and Hardal
MK Orit Strook; the head covering and the sleeves are typical for the more religious; see also the above picture of ulpana students, and the picture at top for the longer, looser skirts described
Rabbi Yehuda Henkin; a dark suit is typical for a Religious Zionist Rosh Yeshiva or other (senior) Rabbi, and for many on Shabbat

For degree studies, many attend Bar Ilan University, which allows students to combine Torah study with university study, especially through its Machon HaGavoah LeTorah;

Pinkhos Churgin

Pinkhos Churgin

Pinkhos Churgin

Pinkhos Churgin (Hebrew: ; 1894–1957) was an Israeli scholar who was the first President of Bar-Ilan University.

Meir Bar-Ilan

AnOrthodox rabbi, author, and Religious Zionist activist, who served as leader of the Mizrachi movement in the United States and Mandatory Palestine.

AnOrthodox rabbi, author, and Religious Zionist activist, who served as leader of the Mizrachi movement in the United States and Mandatory Palestine.

Bar-Ilan (standing, second from right) with members of his family.
Meir Bar-Ilan in 1938
Bar-Ilan with Sephardi chief rabbi Ben-Zion Uziel at a World War II memorial service in 1946.

Bar-Ilan University, founded in 1955, was named in his honour.

Mir Yeshiva (Jerusalem) – largest yeshiva in the world

Yeshiva

Traditional Jewish educational institution focused on the study of Rabbinic literature, primarily the Talmud and halacha (Jewish law), while Torah and Jewish philosophy are studied in parallel.

Traditional Jewish educational institution focused on the study of Rabbinic literature, primarily the Talmud and halacha (Jewish law), while Torah and Jewish philosophy are studied in parallel.

Mir Yeshiva (Jerusalem) – largest yeshiva in the world
A typical bet midrash – Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, Baltimore
Chavrusas in study – Yeshiva Gedola of Carteret
Morning seder, Or-Yisrael - a yeshiva founded by the Chazon Ish
Shiur in memory of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein at Yeshivat Har Etzion, a Hesder yeshiva
Rabbinical students in shiur, Jerusalem
Shiur klali, Slabodka Yeshiva
A depiction of Sura (from Beit Hatefutsot)
Volozhin yeshiva, “mother of the yeshivas”
Mir yeshiva
Ponevezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak, Israel
Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva, now a national monument
The Breslov Yeshiva in Mea Shearim, Jerusalem.
Satmar Yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York.
Bobov Kollel in Jerusalem
Geula branch of Porat Yosef Yeshiva.
Kisse Rahamim yeshivah, Bnei Brak
JTS building in Manhattan
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, New Jersey – largest yeshiva outside Israel.
Mercaz Harav, Jerusalem
Kollel Birkat Yitzhak, Moscow
Mir Yeshiva in Brooklyn
Mincha, Yeshiva Centre, Melbourne
Talmud Torah, Russia, 1937
Yeshiva High School, Tel Aviv, 1938
"Cheder"-class in Talmud, Tel Aviv, 1946.
Bet Midrash, Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh
Gemara, the first page of tractate Rosh Hashanah
A full set of the Babylonian Talmud
Chavrusas learning beki'ut, recording their summary of each sugya alongside its Mishnah
Set of Mishneh Torah
Cover of the first edition of Mesillat Yesharim.
Chumash with Mikraot Gedolot
Chumash with Yiddish translation

Bar Ilan University allows students to combine Yeshiva studies with university study; Jerusalem College of Technology similarly, which also offers a Haredi track; there are several colleges of education associated with Hesder and the Midrashot (these often offer specializations in Tanakh and Machshavah – see below).