AFHU National President Daniel I. Schlessinger and Marcy Schlessinger led American Friends on a journey through historic and cultural sites in Thessaloniki, Greece, and Sofia, Bulgaria during the AFHU President’s Mission, May 23-June 3, 2015. Mission Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Eyal Ginio, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, provided insight to the heritage of Greece and Bulgaria’s Jewish communities.  In Jerusalem, participants visited the university and learned about its many achievements and its role in helping Israel to advance in myriad fields. The President’s Mission culminated in ceremonies and events surrounding Hebrew University’s 78th International Board of Governors meeting.