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      1. EVENT RECAP

      • 1. EVENT RECAP
      • 2. PHOTOS

      1. EVENT RECAP

      Global Impact, Local Connections

      AFHU’s Midwest region hosted Hebrew University Presents: Global Impact, Local Connections on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Chicago Loop Synagogue. Over 70 guests were in attendance to hear Professor Isaiah (Shy) T. Arkin, Arthur Lewja Chair of Structural Biochemistry and Former Vice President, Research and Development; Professor Yaakov (Koby) Nahmias, Director, Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering and Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Future Meat Technologies and Tissue Dynamics; and Barak Ben Eliezer, Founder and Managing Partner, WINNOVATION and Former Commander of the IDF’s Elite TALPIOT Program, discuss their innovative research and work.

      Guests were captivated by Professor Arkin’s presentation of Hebrew University’s Revolutionary Approach to Integrating Science, Medicine, and Technology; Professor Nahmias’s discussion of Cultured Meat – The Future of Food is Cellular; and Mr. Ben-Eliezer’s talk on the Hebrew University and its IDF Partnerships –  Creating Leaders, Innovators, and Iconoclastic Thinkers.

      Thank you to all who attended and to the Chicago Loop Synagogue for hosting this event.

      2. PHOTOS

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      Professor Shy Arkin, Barak Ben-Eliezer, Professor Koby Nahmias
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      Professor Shy Arkin, Bobby Gerber, Vice President, AFHU Midwest Region, Professor Koby Nahmias, I. Steven Edelson, AFHU Midwest President and National Board Member
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      Professor Shy Arkin and Daniel Schlessinger, Chairman of the Board of Governors, Hebrew University
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      Daniel Schlessinger, Chairman of the Board of Governors, Hebrew University delivers opening remarks
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      Bobby Gerber, Vice President, AFHU Midwest Region introduces Professor Shy Arkin
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      Professor Shy Arkin delivers his presentation
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      Steve Rubinow, AFHU Midwest Board Member introduces Professor Koby Nahmias
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      Professor Koby Nahmias addresses the guests
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      Sheryl Dworkin, AFHU Midwest Board Member introduces Barak Ben-Eliezer
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      Barak Ben-Eliezer delivers his presentation
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      Guests listen to the program
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      Professor Shy Arkin, Barak Ben-Eliezer and Professor Koby Nahmias take questions from guests
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      Barak Ben Eliezer and guest, Ilan Tur-Kaspa
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      Daniel Schlessinger, Chairman of the Board of Governors, Hebrew University and Marcy Schlessinger talk with guests
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