Bikes in Tel Aviv

“What if the transportation systems existed such that joy, comfort and convenience were possible daily for everyone?” US Senior Fulbright Scholar Mark Scholssberg, a University of Oregon professor of city and regional planning and co-director of the Sustainable Cities Initiative, was the opening speaker at the "Rethinking Israeli Streets" conference featured in JPost article. The conference was co-sponsored by the Ministry of Transportation, the TAU Porter School of Environmental Studies, the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology and the United States-Israel Educational Foundation. The goal of the gathering was to discuss ways to redesign city streets to accommodate bikes and pedestrians, incentivize public transportation and lessen the reliance on cars. Read more HERE


Nanotechnology research

“Israel is ahead of the curve on nanotechnology research,”says Fulbright Senior Scholar Professor Richard Robinson featured in a Times of Israel article. From Cornell University, Professor Robinson is conducting research at Hebrew University’s Institute of Chemistry. Read more HERE



Dr. Eli Backer Cook

Historian of American capitalism and 2014 Fulbright Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Haifa, Dr. Eli Backer Cook, writes a JPost Opinion article explaining why the claim that productivity will automatically lead to higher standards of living is misleading. Read it HERE.

Ambassador Shapiro and fellows

“Personal relationships between people, as the Fulbright Program fosters, are an essential element in deepening ties between the United States and Israel.” U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, underscores the Fulbright vision and hosts the 2015 cohort of sixty-five Israeli and American fellows at his residence on May 28th. Read more HERE.

Professor Joanna Beata Michlic

The findings of 2013 Fulbright Senior Scholar, Professor Joanna Beata Michlic, currently hosted at the University of Haifa's Strochlitz Institute for Holocaust Research, is highlighted in this YNet article about the neglected history of Poland's Jewish "miracle children" who were adopted by Christian parents during WWII. Read more HERE.



Professor Joanna Beata Michlic

“We know of many rescued who wrote to the Jewish aid committees at the time to ask for loans to repay their rescuers. These letters are absolutely essential for shattering the myth of the ungrateful Jew.” Professor Joanna Beata Michlic, 2013 Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Haifa's Strochlitz Institute for Holocaust Research, is featured in this Haaretz article about the relations between Polish rescuers and the Jews they saved in the post-war period.  Michlic also presented her research on Wednesday at a talk she delivered at the Levinsky College of Education, co-sponsored by The Polish Institute and Next Generations to Holocaust and Heroism, an organization of second- and third-generation Holocaust survivors in Israel. Professor Michlic is the Founder and Director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Project on Families, Children and the Holocaust and a history professor at the University of Bristol in England. Read full article HERE.