THE 49th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
MONDAY JUNE 14th – 18:30-20:30 ISRAEL STANDARD TIME
TUESDAY JUNE 15th – 18:30-20:40 ISRAEL STANDARD TIME
A Message from our Chairman
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.”
Friends Associations Around the World
The University of Haifa’s Friends Associations and International Desks aim to cultivate relationships and expand the University’s fundraising base in strategic geographic areas around the world. They also serve as a point of liaison for the promotion of scientific initiatives and partnerships.
2021 Honorary Doctorate Conferees
Meet this year’s inspiring honorary doctorates
6 distinct trailblazers in their respective fields
Prof. Bertil Andersson
Isaac M. Dabah
Prof. Richard Charles Horton
Prof. Alice Shalvi
Ora Etrog Stibbe
Prof. Lawrence S. Bacow
The 49th Board of Governors
Main Plenary Session
JUNE 15, 2021
Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony for
Mr. Isaac M. Dabah
AUGUST 4, 2021
University of Haifa is bestowing its highest honor upon Mr. Isaac M. Dabah, leading businessman, philanthropist and dedicated friend of the University and its students. Mr. Dabah is staunch friend of the State of Israel and a firm believer in the power of higher education as an agent of change and social justice.
READ MORE ABOUT HIS EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS
The German Friends Association’s Festive Annual Event Celebrating Inspiring Student Scholars
June 23, 2021
The event honored students enrolled in the Jewish-Arab Community Leadership Program and the Werner Otto Graduate Scholarships generously supported by the University of Haifa’s German Friends Association over the past 20 years. During the event, students shared highlights from their volunteer work as part of these programs, their experiences with COVID-19, as well as recent unrest in Israel.
University of Haifa Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree upon Prof. Richard C. Horton, Editor in Chief of “The Lancent”
June 14, 2021
Prof. Horton was recognized for his exceptional contribution to the promotion of public health and wellbeing on a global level, and for his actions in promoting the visibility and status of the Israeli health system.
Credits: Nitzan Zohar | University of Haifa Archives
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