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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 The first-ever accelerator specifically geared to the needs of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish (haredi) community is up and running, taking applications for a program that is set to begin next month. “It really is…

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Making Waves for Women in Israel’s Workforce

The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), an Orthodox Jewish college, is making waves in Israel’s male-dominated hi-tech industry. Specifically, Machon Tal (The Tal Institute), JCT’s Women’s Institute of Engineering, is helping women from the full gamut of Israeli society to earn degrees that will propel them into top positions in engineering,…

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Israel’s ‘West Point’ of Defense Technology

The Jerusalem College of Technology is a leading source of researchers at Mafat, the Defense Ministry’s Research, Weapons Development and Technology Infrastructure Administration, responsible for advanced tanks, missile defense, and better satellites, among other Israeli defense technologies stunning the world. “JCT graduates make up nearly a quarter of researchers at…

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Jerusalem Science Contest Winners Awarded JCT Scholarships

The Jerusalem Science Contest is a joint program of the Martin and Gertrude Walder Science Laboratory and Learning Center of the foundation for Learning and Development established by Dr. Joseph Walder and the Jerusalem College of Technology. The contest is a nationally acclaimed competition open to all juniors and seniors…

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Prominent JCT Alumnus Meets With Business Leaders

A group of friends of JCT and investors in technology research gathered in Manhattan to hear from Dr. Dov Rubin, JCT alumnus and member of the Board of Directors. Dov is President and CEO of Itamar Medical Ltd and Co-Founder of NDS, a company which was acquired by Cisco in…

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Houston, We Have A Problem; Bnei Brak, We Have A Solution

Two Bnei Brak Charedi graduates of Lustig Institute in Ramat Gan — a branch of the Jerusalem College of Technology that serves members of the haredi community — have developed a microchip for use in Israel’s aerospace industry. The chip — which was developed by Tehiya Dayan and Lior Halevi…

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New JCT Bio – Informatics Department

Bio – informatics is a field of Biology that uses computational tools to solve problems and is the interface between mathematics, computer science and biology, especially in the field of molecular biology. Bio-Informatics plays an important role in the process of drug development and in pharmaceutical research and development. Beginning…

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Friends Of JCT Leaders Meet With Israel’s Minister Of Education In NYC

Minister of Education Shai Piron Addresses Friends of Jerusalem College of Technology Israel’s Minister of Education Shai Peron met with 35 Jewish community leaders at a breakfast hosted by the American Friends of Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), on November 13th. Minister Piron estimates that by 2025, the Haredi and…

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