Actress Natalie Portman Hosts Event Honoring Younes & Soraya Nazarian

In an evening that mixed Hollywood glamour with serious intellectual conversation, the UCLA Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies celebrated its five-year anniversary.The sold-out event welcomed 500 supporters to attend a deeply felt awards ceremony and dinner banquet. The...More...

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Ami Ayalon Explains How UH Is Playing Key Role in Two Major Issues in Israel — Natural Gas Resources and Co-Existence

Admiral (Ret.) Ami Ayalon, right, talks with some of the 90+ guests who attended his talk in San Francisco.Admiral Ayalon provided valuable perspective on the national security issues facing Israel today and the key role the University of Haifa plays in the northern region.  His observations were particularly timely in light of recent terrorist activity around the world, and stimulated...More...

Perspectives on Israel Security and a Good View of the Ice at ASUH Chicago Spring Dinner

There were at least two important events in Chicago on Monday, June 15, 2015, where the hometown crowd was not disappointed. The first was the Stanley Cup clinching Blackhawks win at the United Center. The second, just a few miles away at The Standard Club, was the American Society of the University of Haifa’s Spring Dinner.With featured speaker Professor Dan Schueftan providing insightful...More...

Arab and Jewish Leaders in Chicago Launch Arab Student Scholarship Fund at the University of Haifa

Arab and Jewish donors in Chicago have launched a pioneering scholarship fund designed to support Israeli Arab students at the University of Haifa in Israel.Under the leadership of Ali Ata and Talat Othman, a committed group of supporters has raised nearly $100,000 in the past few months from a variety of Chicago area benefactors.The University of Haifa has the most diverse student body of any...More...

More than 50 Guests Attend ASUH Reception In New York City

Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, delivered a direct and compelling message to the more than 50 guests at an ASUH Reception hosted by real estate leaders Carol and Richard Kalikow in New York City on May 6, 2015. Ambassador Aharoni explained that in this time of so much disinformation about Israel, the story of the...More...