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Improving access to higher education in Israel's multi-ethnic northern region
Celebrating extraordinary achievements that are building a better world
Recognizing academic excellence within the University of Haifa community

A Message from our Chairman

Bradley M. Bloom

Mr. Bradley Bloom

“I believe that the University of Haifa – together with governmental, industrial, academic and community partners – can play a role in creating the next chapter of prosperity in Haifa, the North  and its diverse population”.

Mr. Bradley Bloom is the co-founder and former managing Director of Berkshire Partners LLC, a private equity firm. He is a highly respected leader in the Boston Jewish community, having served as Chairman of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), and co-founder of the Boston-Haifa Connection. In addition, Mr. Bloom is active in strategic and financial oversight committees at Harvard University, and is the former President of the Board of Trustees of Milton Academy.

“My connection with Israel began in the summer of 1970, when I came to Israel for the first time as a teenager.”

2021 Honorary Doctorate Conferees

Meet this year’s inspiring honorary doctorates
6 distinct trailblazers in their respective fields

Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony 
Prof. Alice Shalvi and Ora Etrog Stibbe
APRIL 22, 2021 



Scholars as Peace Builders? Israel, the UAE and the Academy

APRIL 28, 2021
Prof. Ron Robin, President of the University of Haifa and His Excellency Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, Cultural Advisor to the UAE President and Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, engage in a thought-provoking and inspiring discussion on the Abraham Accords normalization of relations, the academic scene in both countries, and the role of researchers, professors and students in promoting regional peace. 

Credits: Nitzan Zohar | University of Haifa Archives

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