I am extremely worried regarding the deterioration of Israeli democracy.

The UN Commission on Human Rights has declared the following as essential elements of democracy:

  • respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms
  • freedom of association
  • freedom of expression and opinion
  • access to power and its exercise in accordance with the rule of law
  • holding of periodic free and fair elections
  • a pluralistic system of political parties and organizations
  • separation of powers
  • independence of the judiciary
  • transparency and accountability in public administration
  • free, independent and pluralistic media

Each of the above is being targeted by announced policies of political leaders.
This is not a political statement, but a protest against the worldwide and local Israeli rise of authoritarian ideas.
We should all make an effort to self-educate and be aware of the freedoms we currently take for granted, and what makes them possible.

Un peuple n'a qu'un ennemi dangereux, c'est son gouvernement.

Ben-Gurion University BGU BGU Department of Mathematics
Ariel Yadin's Homepage
Randomness is very hard to achieve. Order keeps creeping in when you're not looking.

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that's me on the left

i'm a proffesor at the department of mathematics, Ben-Gurion university of the negev.


i am interested in probabilistic processes and their relations to geometric and algebraic properties of groups.

online publications (arXiv)

contact information

best to contact me by email: firstname.lastname at gmail.com

my office is in building 58 (math), room 114

office phone number: 61617

BGU PET seminar

we welcome suggestions for speakers at the BGU Probability & Ergodic Theory (=PET) seminar. to suggest a speaker please contact Yaar Solomon or myself.

BGU PET seminar page

harmonic functions on groups

book draft

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illustrated by Itai Benjamini

this book is set to appear with Cambridge University Press.

this is still a draft.

feel free to download and read.

if you find errors please let me know.


random walks

notes from 2016

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notes from 2013

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measure theory

course notes

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course notes (201-1-8001)

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percolation short

a very very short intro

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