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Israeli Filmmakers Nir Bergman and David Ofek to Teach at SDSU This Fall

Israel InstituteAward-winning Israeli filmmakers Nir Bergman and David Ofek will serve as visiting lecturers at San Diego State University this fall.

Bergman and Ofek will be team-teaching at San Diego State from August 25 to December 18 through the Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Program, which is bringing 13 prominent Israeli artists for residencies at top universities across the United States during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Bergman is the director, writer, and co-creator of the hit HBO TV series “In Treatment” starring Gabriel Byrne. Bergman’s college thesis film, “Sea Horses,” and feature film debut, “Broken Wings,” received numerous awards in Israel and Europe. Continue Reading

WORLD-RENOWNED UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BREAST CANCER RESEARCHER FEATURED AT RAMBAM HEALTH CENTER SUMMIT

HAIFA, ISRAEL – World-renowned geneticist from the University of Washington, Prof. Mary-Claire King, was one of the featured presenters at this year’s annual Rambam Medical Center Summit in Israel.  King gave a presentation to leading scientists from Israel and around the world on cancer prevention and the connection between gene discovery and public health, warning… Continue Reading