Tel Aviv University News

Jerusalem Post profiles TAU President Professor Ariel Porat

Meet the man running Israel’s largest university Professor Ariel Porat is the dynamic president of Tel Aviv University By Alan Rosenbaum | The Jerusalem Post | May 5, 2022 The office of Ariel Porat, president of Tel Aviv University, tastefully furnished with comfortable black chairs, a gleaming brown conference table, a work desk and a… Read More

TAU awards honorary degree to New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor

In a ceremony held during the 2022 Board of Governors meeting, Tel Aviv University (TAU) awarded honorary degrees to 11 individuals and an organization, all of whom have made exceptionally positive impact on the world. The honorary degrees were awarded by the Chairwoman of TAU’s Board of Governors Dafna Meitar-Nechmad, TAU President Professor Ariel Porat,… 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

AFTAU earns four-star rating from Charity Navigator for ninth consecutive year

American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) — a nonprofit organization that is the fundraising arm of Tel Aviv University (TAU) in the United States — has been awarded the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized third-party evaluator of charities. AFTAU earned the prestigious recognition for the ninth consecutive year, a… Read More

TAU will assist Ukrainian students and researchers

In light of the escalating war between Russia and Ukraine, Tel Aviv University (TAU) today announced its decision to offer dozens of scholarships, totaling $1,000,000 US, to Ukrainian students and researchers who will spend the coming semester at TAU. In this way, TAU will enable students and researchers from different disciplines to continue their academic… Read More