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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

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Jacob A. Frenkel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Businessperson, Economist Jacob Aharon Frenkel is an Israeli economist and the Chairman of JPMorgan Chase International. He served as Governor of the Bank of Israel between 1991 and 2000.

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Moshe Y. Vardi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist Moshe Ya'akov Vardi is an Israeli computer scientist. He is a Professor of Computer Science at Rice University, USA. He is the Karen Ostrum George Professor in Computational Engineering, ...more

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Saul Berman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Rabbi Saul J. Berman is an American scholar and Modern Orthodox rabbi. Berman was ordained at Yeshiva University, from which he also received his B.A. and his M.H.L. He completed a degree in law, a ...more

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Michael Berenbaum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Scholar, Rabbi, Historian Michael Berenbaum is an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust. He served as Deputy Director of the President's Commission on ...more

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Noga Alon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Mathematician Noga Alon is an Israeli mathematician noted for his contributions to combinatorics and theoretical computer science, having authored hundreds of papers.

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Mario Livio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Scientist, Astronomer Mario Livio is an astrophysicist and an author of works that popularize science and mathematics. He is currently an astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute, which operates the ...more

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Tanya Reinhart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Journalist, Professor Tanya Reinhart was an Israeli linguist who wrote frequently on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She contributed columns to the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot and longer articles to the ...more

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Martin van Creveld is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor Martin Levi van Creveld is an Israeli military historian and theorist.

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Gerson Goldhaber is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Gerson Goldhaber was a German-born American particle physicist and astrophysicist. He was one of the discoverers of the J/ψ meson which confirmed the existence of the charm quark. He worked at ...more

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Galia Maor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Galia Maor Businessperson Galia Maor is currently the chief executive of Israel's Bank Leumi. She has been President and CEO since 1995. She is also a member of the advisory committee to the Bank of Israel. She earned ...more

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Branko Grünbaum is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Mathematician Branko Grünbaum is a Croatian-born mathematician and a professor emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. He received his Ph.D. in 1957 from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in ...more

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Dahlia Ravikovitch is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Peace activist Dahlia Ravikovitch was an Israeli poet, translator, and peace activist.

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Aharon Barak is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Judge, Scientist Aharon Barak is a Professor of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and a lecturer in law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Yale Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, ...more

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Yehoshua Bar-Hillel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Philosopher Yehoshua Bar-Hillel was an Israeli philosopher, mathematician, and linguist. He is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in machine translation and formal linguistics.

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Sulamith Goldhaber is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Physicist Sulamith Goldhaber was a high-energy physicist and molecular spectroscopist. Goldhaber was a world expert on the interactions of K⁺ mesons with nucleons and made numerous discoveries relating to

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Theodor Meron is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Judge, Lawyer Theodor Meron is the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and ...more

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Peter Berkowitz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Political scientist Peter Berkowitz is an American political scientist, a former law professor, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and a Senior Fellow at the Jewish ...more

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Amira Hass is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Journalist, Author Amira Hass is an Israeli journalist and author, mostly known for her columns in the daily newspaper Haaretz. She is particularly recognized for her reporting on Palestinian affairs in the West ...more

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Galila Ron-Feder Amit is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Galila Ron-Feder Amit Writer Galila Ron-Feder Amit is an Israeli children books author.

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Daphne Koller is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist Daphne Koller is an Israeli-American Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient. She's also one of the founders of Coursera, an ...more

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Amnon Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Politician, Professor Amnon Rubinstein is an Israeli law scholar, politician, and columnist. A member of the Knesset between 1977 and 2002, he served in several ministerial positions. He is currently dean of the ...more

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Naomi Chazan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Political scientist Naomi Chazan is an Israeli academic, activist, and politician. As a legislator, Chazan championed the causes of human rights, women's rights, and consumer protection. Chazan is president of the ...more

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David Flusser is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Professor, Author David Flusser was a professor of Early Christianity and Judaism of the Second Temple Period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Yochanan Vollach is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Yochanan Vollach is a former Israeli footballer. He was a member of the Israeli national team that competed at the 1970 FIFA World Cup. Vollach is president of the Maccabi Haifa sport ...more

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Amos Oz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Alumni
Journalist, Professor, Novelist Amos Oz is an Israeli writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual. He is also a professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba. Oz's work has been published in 42 languages, ...more