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Hebrew University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Jerusalem, Israel

Founding Date:
1918

Official Website:
http://www.huji.ac.il/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leo Apotheker
Business
18-Sep-1953   CEO of Hewlett-Packard, 2010-11
Aharon Appelfeld
Author
16-Feb-1932   In the Wilderness
Ehud Barak
Head of State
12-Feb-1942   Prime Minister of Israel, 1999-2001
Aaron Ciechanover
Scientist
1-Oct-1947   Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Dina Dublon
Business
1953   CFO of JP Morgan Chase, 1998-2004
Zvi Griliches
Economist
12-Sep-1930 4-Nov-1999 Technology, Education, and Productivity
Amiram Grinvald
Scientist
c. 1949   High-resolution optical imaging
David J. Gross
Physicist
19-Feb-1941   Deep structure of matter
David Grossman
Author
25-Jan-1954   The Smile of the Lamb
Efraim Halevy
Spy
1934   Head of the Mossad, 1998-2003
Avram Hershko
Scientist
31-Dec-1937   Ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Ehud Houminer
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Philip Morris USA, 1988-90
Daniel Kahneman
Psychologist
5-Mar-1934   The psychology of economics
Moshe Katsav
Head of State
5-Dec-1945   President of Israel, 2000-07
Ephraim Katzir
Head of State
16-May-1916 30-May-2009 President of Israel, 1973-78
Menachem Kellner
Scholar
28-Mar-1946   Maimonidean scholar
David Kimche
Spy
1928 8-Mar-2010 Israeli spy, masterminded Iran-Contra
Avigdor Lieberman
Politician
5-Jun-1958   Israeli Foreign Minister
Yitzhak Navon
Head of State
9-Apr-1921   President of Israel, 1978-83
Ehud Olmert
Politician
30-Sep-1945   Prime Minister of Israel, 2006-09
Amos Oz
Novelist
4-May-1939   Elsewhere, Perhaps
Nouriel Roubini
Economist
29-Mar-1958   Dr. Doom, Roubini Global Economics
Chris Ruddy
Journalist
c. 1965   CEO, NewsMax Media
Dan Senor
Government
6-Nov-1971   Senor Strategies LLC
Yitzhak Shamir
Head of State
15-Oct-1915 30-Jun-2012 Twice Israeli Prime Minister
Ariel Sharon
Head of State
26-Feb-1928   Prime Minister of Israel, 2001-06
Shabtai Shavit
Spy
?   Director-General of the Mossad, 1989-96
Avraham Stern
Military
23-Dec-1907 12-Feb-1942 Founder of Lohamei Herut Israel
Orly Taitz
Activist
30-Aug-1962   Defend Our Freedoms Foundation
Amos Tversky
Psychologist
16-Mar-1937 2-Jun-1996 Cognitive psychologist, studied risks
Jerry Wind
Educator
c. 1939   Director, SEI Center, Wharton
Ada E. Yonath
Scientist
22-Jun-1939   Cryocrystallography

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert J. Aumann
Economist
8-Jun-1930   Game theorist
Martin Buber
Philosopher
8-Feb-1878 13-Jun-1965 Ich und Du
Saul Friedländer
Historian
11-Oct-1932   Holocaust historian
Efraim Halevy
Spy
1934   Head of the Mossad, 1998-2003
Hans Jonas
Philosopher
10-May-1903 5-Feb-1993 Gnostic philosopher
Daniel Kahneman
Psychologist
5-Mar-1934   The psychology of economics
Roger D. Kornberg
Scientist
24-Apr-1947   Molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription
Raphael Mechoulam
Chemist
5-Nov-1930   Discovered THC
Gershom Scholem
Historian
5-Dec-1897 21-Feb-1982 Revolutionized the study of Kabbalah
Raymond Tanter
Scholar
?   Iran Policy Committee founder

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Isaiah Berlin
Philosopher
6-Jun-1909 5-Nov-1997 The Hedgehog and the Fox
Hayyim Nahman Bialik
Poet
9-Jan-1873 4-Jul-1934 Foremost Hebrew poet
Charles H. Goodman
Business
c. 1934   Vice Chairman of Henry Crown & Co.
Alex Grass
Business
3-Aug-1927 27-Aug-2009 Founder of Rite Aid
Michael Walzer
Philosopher
3-Mar-1935   Just and Unjust Wars
Felix M. Warburg
Business
14-Jan-1871 20-Oct-1937 Kuhn, Loeb and Co.
Chaim Weizmann
Head of State
27-Nov-1874 9-Nov-1952 First President of Israel


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