Middle East Affairs News

TAU student from Canada joins task force to counter war misinformation

Ben Bright, 28, from Montreal, Canada, was one of the first to join a task force of international students at Tel Aviv University (TAU) that is using social media and other means to boldly combat fake news and tell the true story about the October 7 terror attacks and the Israel-Hamas war. Bright, who is… Read More

Israelis volunteered and donated extensively in third week of Iron Swords War

A new report from Tel Aviv University (TAU) and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveals the scope of volunteering and donations in Israel during the Iron Swords War. Focusing on the third week of the war, the report’s findings reflect a picture of extraordinary solidarity, with rates of volunteering and donations that are much higher… Read More

Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at TAU announces inaugural class

The Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced the first 20 mayors and municipal heads from across Israel that will participate in an intensive, yearlong executive education and training program that will equip them with the tools and skills to deliver better and more equitable public services to residents, strengthen… Read More

Antisemitism in 2021: War and Covid-19 catalyzed global uptick

Antisemitic incidents dramatically increased over the past year in almost all countries with large Jewish populations, according to the Antisemitism Worldwide Report 2021 published by The Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University (TAU). Released annually on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the report is based on dozens of… Read More

Book by TAU researchers published in Abu Dhabi

For the first time since the signing of the Abraham Accords, an Israeli research book has been published in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE’s largest public research institute, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, has published Zionism in Arab Discourse by Professor Uriya Shavit, Head of the… Read More

Kantor Center’s annual review sees positive trends in the fight against antisemitism

The Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University (TAU) today released its inaugural report on Positive Trends in Fighting Antisemitism and Radicalization Around the World, including recommendations for policies and activities that can enhance these trends. The report was presented today to President of Israel Isaac Herzog at a… Read More

TAU and Israeli Air Force launch air and space power center

Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Israeli Air Force (IAF) announced the establishment of the joint Elrom Center, which will harness scientific knowledge to advance various areas related to air and space power in Israel. It is the first center of its kind in Israel in this area of research. The inauguration ceremony was held… Read More