Nikki Haley: JCT is what I love about Israel

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the recent Canadian Friends of Jerusalem College of Technology (CFJCT) 50th anniversary gala dinner that she praised Israeli ingenuity and resilience, and also applauded the college for embodying the values that make Israel the global power it is today.  “What I love about The Jerusalem […]

Chinese academic delegation visits JCT

JCT had the pleasure of hosting senior officials from the Chengdu Science and Technology Bureau. Full article in JNS The purpose of the visit was to explore potential collaborations in technology and development between the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) and academic institutions in China.  Guests met with Vice President of JCT, Stuart Hershkowitz together […]

B’OR HA’TORAH Volume 25 Bios

B’OR HA’TORAH Volume 25 Bios Shimon Lerner Dr. Shimon Lerner teaches physics at the JCT Lev Academic Center. Born in New York, he moved with his family to Israel while he was a young boy. Upon graduating high school, he entered the Atudah program of the IDF, studying for a degree in electro-optics at Machon Lev and […]

Two thirds of Haredi students in the Computer Sciences study at JCT

New data from the Council for Higher Education (CHE) shows , that 1,000 Haredim studied computer science in 2017. Two thirds studied at JCT. According to data from the Council for Higher Education (CHE) published here for the first time, there has been a sharp increase in the number of Haredim studying computer science and […]

The Physics Olympics of Religious Zionism

The annual Physics Olympics for high-school yeshiva and ulpana The annual Physics Olympics for high-school yeshiva and ulpana students took place in early January at the Lev and Tal Campuses of the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) – Lev Academic Center. Hundreds of 11th and 12th graders (male and female) from religious schools in Israel […]

“Lev Bakehila” Begins 2018 Activities

At the beginning of January, the annual opening event for “Lev Bakehila” – JCT’s Social Justice Project was held in the Jewish Institute for the Blind in Jerusalem. The event marked the opening of a year of rich and varied activities with a record number of over 100 student volunteers. Lev Bakehila is a social […]

A New Solution for Diabetes

Prof. Uziel Sandler and Dr. Yoram Dvari, two JCT researchers, are currently developing an innovative and revolutionary solution for diabetics. The current treatment for diabetics, injecting insulin into the body, does not provide a satisfactory solution for all patients. APC1, the new medication, allows sugar to be transferred through the body more effectively, making it […]

JCT Students Take Third Place in Prestigious IBM Competition

IBM’s CSAW competition for students is a CTF competition in information security.  Ten teams participated in the finals, and JCT students, Eitan Kamiani, Daniel Miller, Naftali Montag and Nadav Weiss came third. The competition, which was held in a “capture the flag” format, took place at Ben Gurion University, where teams wrote code to provide […]

Electro-Optics MSc degree opens at JCT

Master’s Degree in Physics/Electro-Optic Engineering Opens at JCT CT’s Master’s (MSc) in Physics/ Electro-Optic Engineering is the first program of its kind in Israel.  The program, approved by the Council for Higher Education (CHE), recently launched, and dozens of students have already registered. Rabbi Dr. Avi Karsenty has created a unique interactive program which is currently unavailable […]