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On Seperate Campuses and Haredi Education

On Seperate Campuses and Haredi Education “These days, the Council for Higher Education is conducting discussions regarding the renewal of the five-year-plan for integration of Haredim into academia. Despite the significant success of the previous five-year-plan, some oppose its renewal. The majority of the discussion revolves around the continued existence…

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Yazam BaLev – JCT’s Accelerator Program

First haredi tech accelerator opens in Jerusalem The new Jerusalem College of Technology program will look just like its Tel Aviv ‘brothers,’ says an organizer BY DAVID SHAMAH October 14, 2014, 2:37 pm The first-ever accelerator specifically geared to the needs of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish (haredi) community is up and running,…

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JCT Launches “Yazam BaLev” Accelerator Program

“Even Avraham – the first Jewish entrepreneur – didn’t receive the support he deserved” Hundreds of Haredim participated in an introductory conference – the first of its kind – for training of religious hi-tech entrepreneurs. Stuart Hershkowitz, who established the program, states: “we will provide every participant with the help…

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Torah and Science: Better Together

One of my fondest memories from my early days studying at the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) in the early 1970s were the Friday night sessions with Professor Yehuda (Leo) Levi at his home in the Bayit Vegan neighborhood of Jerusalem. Though JCT now boasts a sizeable institution with three…

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Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Appointed Rabbinic Head of JCT

Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon appointed Rabbinic Head of the Jerusalem College of Technology and the Head of its Batei Midrash Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon has been appointed the Rabbinic Head of the Jerusalem College of Technology and the Head of its Batei Midrash.  The appointment officially takes effect on the 1st of Elul….

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JCT’s Haredi Alums Spearhead IAI Software Development

Last week, 89 Haredi women received degrees from JCT in the fields of Computer Sciences, Accounting and Information Systems, Business Management and Science and Technology Education. The guest of honor was Rabbi Eliyahu Schlesinger, Rabbi of Gilo and Makor Haim. Also in attendance was CPA Shlomit Woltzer, a graduate of…

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JCT develops Quadcopter to keep Israel safe

IDF may look to indoor drone system to explore Gaza tunnels Whether in a burning building, a methane gas-filled sewer or a terror tunnel, a UAV developed by students in Israel can avoid crashes and transmit pictures and data YouTube videos notwithstanding, operating an unmanned aerial vehicle – a drone…

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JCT students continue to National Insurance Institute Division for Terror Victims

JCT Students Develop System for Israel’s National Insurance Institute Division for Terror Victims The system, developed by two students at JCT’s Tal Campus, oversees management of information related to victims of terrorist attacks. The Division for Victims of Terrorist Attacks of the National Insurance Institute recently implemented an information management system…

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JCT students develop 3D camera, detects violence against the elderly

3D Camera Detects Violence against the Elderly and Calls for Help Following a year during which severe cases of elderly abuse were reported in the press, a unique development by students of the Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), in collaboration with GeronTech, seeks to combat the problem. The innovative devise…

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JCT Students Ensure Road Safety

A new model for enforcing speed limits on the roads using cameras was developed by students from JCT’s Tal Campus, based on Game Theory. An experiment was conducted by the Israeli Police on 109 cameras throughout Israel, which showed that the model was more effective in lowering the speed limit…

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