Join us for a pre-Board of Governors scenic adventure followed by The 79th International Board of Governors

A Negev Holiday May 24–27

  • VIP Welcome Reception with the invited U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Daniel B. Shapiro
  • Participate in an exclusive tour of the Rabin Museum, accompanied by Dalia Rabin
  • Explore the geological wonder of the Ramon Crater, the worlds largest natural crater, together with Hebrew University geologists
  • Enjoy a luxurious stay at the Beresheet Hotel and Spa
  • Visit Avdat National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and view an ancient Nabatean city on the Spice Route
  • Receive an insider’s security briefing in Sderot from Israel Defense Forces commanders
  • Safari by jeep through the Wadi Zin, discovering its importance in Biblical times and enjoying its serenity
  • Visit David Ben-Gurion’s cabin at Sde Boker Kibbutz, where the dream of blooming the desert was born


Board Of Governors May 27–June 1
The Hebrew University and Jerusalem: Building a Bridge to a Better Tomorrow

  • Tour Jerusalem with the city’s mayor, Nir Barkat, an alumnus of The Hebrew University
  • Visit Mobileye, hosted by Professor Amnon Shashua, inventor of the revolutionary car navigation system being used worldwide
  • Tour Intel Israel and meet CEO Maxine Fassberg, one of Israel’s foremost business leaders
  • Experience the inspiring convocation in the Rothberg Amphitheatre and witness the conferment of an Honorary Doctorate upon Reuven Rivlin, President of the State of Israel and a graduate of The Hebrew University
  • Enjoy illuminating presentations by world-renowned Hebrew University experts in science and the humanities
  • Socialize at an elegant reception paying tribute to our esteemed Board of Governors honorees

*Itinerary subject to availability.