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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Hebrew University of Jerusalem and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Hebrew University of Jerusalem include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Hebrew University of Jerusalem alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Hebrew University of Jerusalem are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

List contains graduates like Natalie Portman and Ariel Sharon.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hebrew University of Jerusalem?” and “Which celebrities are Hebrew University of Jerusalem alumni?”

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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Film Producer, Model, Actor
Natalie Portman is an Israeli-born American actress, producer, and director. Her first role was in the 1994 action thriller Léon: The Professional, opposite Jean Reno, but mainstream ...more

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Ariel Sharon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Politician, Military Officer
Ariel Sharon was an Israeli politician and general who served as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel until he was incapacitated by a stroke. Sharon was a commander in the Israeli Army from its ...more

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Ehud Olmert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Politician
Ehud Olmert is an Israeli politician and lawyer. He served as Prime Minister of Israel from 2006 to 2009 and before that as a cabinet minister from 1988 to 1992 and from 2003 to 2006. Between ...more

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Moshe Katsav is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Politician
Moshe Katsav is an Iranian-born Israeli former politician who was the eighth President of Israel from 2000 to 2007. He was also a leading Likud member of the Israeli Knesset and a minister in ...more

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Daniel Kahneman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor, Psychologist, Scientist
Daniel Kahneman is an Israeli-American psychologist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral economics, for which he was awarded the 2002 ...more

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Nouriel Roubini is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Educator, Researcher, Economist
Nouriel Roubini is an American economist. He teaches at New York University's Stern School of Business and is the chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an economic consultancy firm. The child of ...more

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Yehuda Bauer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Historian, Professor
Yehuda Bauer is a Czechoslovak-born Israeli historian and scholar of the Holocaust. He is a professor of Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew ...more

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Baruch Kimmerling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Writer
Baruch Kimmerling was an Israeli scholar and professor of sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Upon his death in 2007, The Times described him as "the first academic to use ...more

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Israel Shahak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor
Israel Shahak was a Polish-born Holocaust survivor and Israeli professor of chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, known especially as a liberal secular political thinker, author, and ...more

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Michael O. Rabin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Computer scientist, Cryptographer
Michael Oser Rabin, is an Israeli computer scientist and a recipient of the Turing Award.

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Yitzhak Shamir is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Politician, Rebel
Yitzhak Shamir (help·info) (Hebrew: יצחק שמיר‎, born Icchak Jaziernicki; 15 October 1915 - 30 June 2012) was a former Israeli politician, the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, in 1983–84 ...more

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David Gross is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Scientist
David Jonathan Gross is an American particle physicist and string theorist. Along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of ...more

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Ehud Barak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Politician, Military Officer
Ehud Barak is an Israeli politician who served as Prime Minister from 1999 to 2001. He was leader of the Labor Party until January 2011. He previously held the posts of Minister of Defense and ...more

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Saharon Shelah is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Mathematician
Saharon Shelah is an Israeli mathematician. He is a professor of mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Rutgers University in New Jersey.

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David Grossman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Screenwriter, Author, Writer
David Grossman is an Israeli author. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages, and have won numerous prizes. He is also a noted activist and critic of Israeli policy toward ...more

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Avram Hershko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Chemist, Physician
Avram Hershko is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry.

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Nathaniel Borenstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist
Nathaniel S. Borenstein is an American computer scientist. He is one of the original designers of the MIME protocol for formatting multimedia Internet electronic mail and sent the first e-mail ...more

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Joshua Jortner is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Chemist
Joshua Jortner is an Israeli physical chemist. He is a Professor Emeritus at the School of Chemistry, The Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Dan Senor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Spokesperson, Businessperson, Author
Daniel Samuel "Dan" Senor is an American columnist, writer, and political adviser. He was chief spokesman for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq and senior foreign policy ...more

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Aaron Ciechanover is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor, Physician
Aaron Ciechanover ah-hah-ROHN chee-HAH-noh-vehr is an Israeli biologist, who won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ...more

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Gershom Gorenberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Journalist, Historian
Gershom Gorenberg is an American-born Israeli historian, journalist and blogger, specializing in Middle Eastern politics and the interaction of religion and politics. He is currently a senior ...more

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Abraham Robinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Mathematician
Abraham Robinson was a mathematician who is most widely known for development of non-standard analysis, a mathematically rigorous system whereby infinitesimal and infinite numbers were ...more

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Benny Morris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Educator, Historian, Professor
Benny Morris is an Israeli historian. He is a professor of history in the Middle East Studies department of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the city of Beersheba, Israel. He is a key ...more

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Orit Gadiesh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Business consultant
ORIT GADIESH is the Chairman of Bain Company, the global strategy consulting firm. Ms. Gadiesh has worked with hundreds of CEOs and senior executives of major international companies. Her first ...more

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Dina Dublon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Businessperson
Dina Dublon is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and current member of the boards of directors at Microsoft, Accenture, and PepsiCo. She also serves as a trustee of Carnegie Mellon ...more