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BIU Alumna Empowers Social Change in Arab Sector
As a certified family and couples therapist in her native Nazareth, and a lecturer and Dean of Students at Sakhnin Academic College, Dr. Amal Fahoum-Taha is an agent of change in Israel's Arab sector. With a PhD in psychology from BIU and training in its Psycho-Cardiology Lab, she is making her mark, serving as a model for young Arab women.
Representing Israel in the Rio Paralympics
Competing in wheelchair tennis at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, BIU alumnus Itai Erenlib and teammate Shraga Weinberg just barely missed out on a bronze medal in the men's Quad Doubles after falling in a third-set tie-breaker with the British team. But the near win itself is a cause for celebration as it attests to Erenlib's tenacious efforts to overcome a life-changing injury incurred while serving as an IDF officer in the Paratroopers' Special Forces.
Needle-size imaging device transmits high-res images from deep inside the body
“A growing number of thera-nostic MI (minimally-invasive) procedures are performed routinely worldwide in areas of the body which have never been reached before", explains Dr. Asaf Shahmoon, CEO of Z-Square.
Dr. Guy Nir: From BINA to Harvard Medical School
Dr. Guy Nir, a BIU alumnus who completed his PhD under BINA Director Prof. Yuval Garini and is now a post-doctoral researcher at Harvard Medical School, is creating advanced fluidic techniques that allow us to observe and analyze these conformational changes as they take place.
Lior Redlus: Neuroscience Grad & Co-Founder of Coralogix
Interested in sciences and data analysis from a young age, Redlus, who is the Co-founder and Chief Researcher at Coralogix, a startup company, decided to study neuroscience at BIU.
SenseMode – BINA Grad’s Startup Offers Remote Tracking Solutions
When BINA’s Prof. Shulamit Michaeli was looking for a laboratory manager in 2011, the obvious choice was Dr. Itai Tkacz. Tkacz also brought something else to the job: a natural talent for business.
Shmulik Grizim and Tzvika Steinmetz: Founders of Webydo
Shmulik Grizim and Tzvika Steinmetz, both are graduates of Bar-Ilan University's Economics and Business administration department, are the Founders of Webydo.
Daphna Nissenbaum: Founder and CEO of Tipa
Daphna Nissenbaum holds a BA in Economics and Software Engineering from Bar-Ilan University. She is also the founder and CEO of the Israeli start-up, the Tipa Corporation.
Yoram Keinman: Joins Carter Ledyard and Milburn LLP as Partner
Yoram Keinan, a graduate of the Bar-Ilan University MBA program was recently taken on as a partner in the prestigious tax firm Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP.
Ofer Sinai and David Mezuman: Making Public Transportation Easier to Navigate
Ofer Sinai and David Mezuman former accountants at KPMG Israel and PwC Israel created the application HopOn.
Hanan Baranes: SysAid Vice President
SysAid recently appointed Hanan Baranes as the Company’s new Vice President of Professional Services.
Dr. Gila Fartuk: What I Did with My English Degree
In the past years there has grown to be a great interest in issues such as Emotional Intelligence, Communication, Interpersonal Communication and the Importance of Language – verbal and non-verbal.
Eitan Ahimor: Our Guy at LinkedIn
Eitan Ahimor, a second generation BIU grad, currently lives in New York and serves as VP of Citigroup Bank. During his MBA studies at Cornell University, he was introduced to the American tradition of alumni associations. Inspired by the idea, he established the Linkedin BIU Alumni group.
Shirly Baitel-Nativ Launches Writing Career with Help of Rohlik Foundation Scholarship
What would happen if the world had no women, and out of nowhere a man receives a package with a new product — a woman. Of course, he would need instructions on how to operate this woman. This is the intriguing premise for a new play "Operating Instructions," written by Bar-Ilan University alumna, Shirly Baitel-Nativ.
Hermina Shiff – Exporting AHAVA Products with Love
A proud alumna who holds a BSc in physics and also completed BIU’s diploma course in international sales, Hermina Shiff speaks Spanish, German, Russian, Ukranian, Polish and Romanian, in addition to English and Hebrew. But after 17 years as export manager for Israel’s most famous cosmetics firm, Schiff is also proficient in the language of love.
Dr. Joav Avtalion: From NICE to Michal Negrin – a Philosophical Journey
According to Avtalion, one of Israel's most prominent high-tech leaders, the link between the mind, the spirit, and human behavior has intrigued him from the very beginning.
Dr. Tal Salz – From Basketball Pro to Cancer Researcher
When choosing a university for her undergraduate studies, Dr. Tal Salz had two criteria. First, she was looking for an excellent biotechnology program. Second, she needed a location that would allow her – when not in the lab – to continue her career as a professional basketball player.
Dr. Randa Abbas – Druse Woman Trailblazer
Randa Abbas is a trailblazer. But when you ask her about her many accomplishments, she quickly changes the subject. “My success is not what I’ve done but how it is has influenced my daughters, my students and others in my community,” she says.
Maestro Eitan Globerson: The Neuro Pianist
A concert pianist and conductor who has performed and given master classes worldwide, Dr. Eitan Globerson uniquely synthesizes his distinguished music career with a novel scientific quest at BIU's Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, where he received his PhD in 2012.
Dr. Irina Brokhman – Helping the Body Heal Itself
Dr. Irina Brokhman has been a healer ever since she worked as a registered nurse in an Israeli hospital. Today, as Lab Director of Galea Professional Medical Inc. – a private sport medicine clinic in Toronto – Brokhman is on the cutting edge of technologies that allow the body to heal itself.
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