The Hebrew University of Jerusalem honored American Friends during the university’s 78th International Board of Governors meeting, May 29-June 3, 2015.  AFHU congratulates these outstanding individuals who were recognized this year for their professional achievement, commitment to The Hebrew University, to Israel and the Jewish community and to the cause of higher education.

Honorary Doctorate
Joyce Brandman (Los Angeles, CA)
(Ceremony May 31, 2015) Photos by Bruno Charbit

Honorary Fellowships

Sheldon Hechtman (Delray Beach, FL)
Dr. Beno Michel (Ohio and Florida)
(Ceremony June 1, 2015) Photos by Bruno Charbit


Sarah Jane and Paul M. (z”l) Densen (New Jersey)
(Ceremony June 1, 2015)  Photos by Bruno Charbit

Guardians on the Wall of Life

Dr. Susan Adelman and Professor Martin Adelman (Southfield, Michigan)
The Densen Family (New Jersey)
Alan Harper and Catherine Dumait-Harper, In Loving Memory of Anita and Ionel Rudberg (z“l) (New York/Canada)
Louise Kershman and Family, In Loving Memory of Dr. Sherwin Kershman (z”l) (Houston, TX)
Susan Masri Lawi (New York)
Sherry Norris and John Bauman (New York)
Kathleen Hart Solovy (Chicago, IL)
(Ceremony June 2, 2015) Photos by Bruno Charbit and Hezi Hojesta


Gail Meyer Asarch and James Satovsky (Boca Raton, FL)
Annette Blum (Santa Monica, CA)
Vibeke Lichten and Joel Assouline (New York)
(Ceremony June 2, 2015) Photos by Hezi Hojesta

AFHU celebrates American Friends who were honored at The Hebrew University during June 2015
Joseph and Michelle Jacobs; Guardians on the Wall of Life: Mitra A. and Michael A. Margolis and Bruce and Robbi Toll;
For Their Generosity in Support of the Elite Military Medicine Track at Hebrew University’s Faculty of MedicineBarbara and Richard Rothschild

Photos by Bruno Charbit


Photos from additional ceremonies and events surrounding the Board of Governors meeting: