AFHU congratulates our outstanding leaders who were honored during The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s 79th International Board of Governors meeting, May 27-June 1, 2016.  American Friends were recognized for their professional achievement, commitment to The Hebrew University, to Israel and the Jewish community.

Honorary Doctorate (May 29, 2016): Mortimer B. Zuckerman  – Photos by Dor Kedmi

Honorary Fellowships (May 30, 2016): Victor J. Cohn (Ohio); Michael Lobel (New York); James Matanky, (Illinois); Herbert Sachs (Pennsylvania);
Ronald M. Zimmerman (New York) – Photos by Bruno Charbit

Wall of Benefactors (May 30, 2016): Ellen E. and Victor J. Cohn (Ohio); Katherine and Keith Sachs (Pennsylvania); Alice and Herbert Sachs (Pennsylvania); The Smart Family Foundation (New York);
Jane and Ronald M. Zimmerman
(New York) – Photos by Bruno Charbit

Wall of Life (May 31, 2016): Julie Gal and Family (New York/Israel); Aviva Samet Matanky and James Matanky (Illinois); Ruth and David Musher (New York); The Pakula Family (Maryland) – Photos by Bruno Charbit

Legacy Tree (May 30, 2016): Ellen E. and Victor J. Cohn (Ohio); Linda Fish (New York); Alfred and Sheila Friedman (z”l) (New York);
Carol A. and Michael S. Kurtz (New York); Ellen M. and Ira Lee Sorkin (New York) – Photos by Douglas Guthrie

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HU President, Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, with
Mortimer Zuckerman

Mortimer Zuckerman accepts Honorary Doctorate from
Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, and Rector, Prof.
Asher Cohen

Victor Cohn accepts
Honorary Fellowship from Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson congratulates
Michael Lobel

Honorary Fellow
James Matanky with
Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson presents Honorary Fellowship to Herbert Sachs

Honorary Fellow
Ronald Zimmerman and Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson

Ellen and Victor Cohn at the Benefactors Ceremony

The Sachs family

Mary Smart, representing the Smart Family Foundation

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson with Ronald and
Jane Zimmerman

Julie Gal with daughter,
Talia Kalter

Annette Pakula and Jennifer Waldholtz, representing the Sutland-Pakula families

Ruth and David Musher

HU Vice President
Billy Shapira with Victor Cohn

Linda Fish
accepts a gift
from Billy Shapira

Robert Friedman on behalf of his parents, Alfred and Sheila Friedman

Congratulating Carol and Michael Kurtz

Billy Shapira and
Ira Lee Sorkin