On Thursday, May 16, 2019, American Friends of the Hebrew University will hold the 2019 Harvey L. Silbert Torch of Learning Award Dinner to honor Brian J. Panish of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP. The award is presented to distinguished members of the legal community and recognizes their leadership, scholarship, and dedication to the betterment of humanity. Mr. Panish will be joining the illustrious group of past award recipients which includes Patricia L. Glaser, Esq.; Tom Girardi, Esq.; and William M. Shernoff, Esq. In conferring this high honor on Mr. Panish, we pay tribute to his extraordinary career and commitment to higher education.