Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Independent university in Jerusalem, Israel, founded in 1925. The foremost university in Israel, it attracts many Jewish students from abroad; Arab students also attend. It has faculties of humanities, science, social science, law, agriculture, dentistry, and medicine; schools of education, social work, pharmacy, home economics, and applied science and technology; and a graduate library school.

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