Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Moriah International Center signed cooperation agreements with The Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in such a way as to ensure that the participants of our program receive a certificate from the University.
The Hebrew University is ranked consistently in the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” (ARWU) as the best university in Israel and it is ranked among the 60-70 most important universities in the world.
About the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the most important university in Israel. It has near 23,000 students and more than 1000 professors nowadays. Since it was founded in 1925, the University has confered over 120,000 academic degrees. It has five Campuses and nine departments. Nine professors received the Nobel Prize from the University.
The National Academic Library is the largest library of the Hebrew University and it has one of the most dazzlings collections of manuscripts in the world. The Jewish and Hebrew collections are the largest in the world. It has more than 5 million books and thousands of items in special sections, many of which are unique. Among them, there are Albert Einstein’s files. In his will, Albert Einstein left all his personal documents and intellectual property rights for the Hebrew University, as well as his image rights to use. Albert Einstein’s Files have just about 55,000 items.
Frank Sinatra, an American icon, donated more than a million dollars to the American Friends of the Hebrew University in 1970.
In 1978, Sinatra went to Israel to receive the National Prize for Scopus and to create the Frank Sinatra International Student Center on the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University. In this campus, we can see the names of a handful of famous honorees engraved on a stone wall: such as Frank Sinatra, Albert Einstein, Barbara Streisand, Steven Spielberg and others.