Recent Events

November 2, 2016-Creating a Better Israel in Boston, MA

lian-najami-event-evite-in-jpg-10-27-16ASUH and Lian Najami held a Community Breakfast on stories of shared exisitence

September 26, 2016-Human Rights in Multicultural Israel in Boston, MA

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September 19, 2016-Elka Nir and Fuad Fares in Skokie, IL

Elka Nir and Professor Fuad Fares discussed how the University of Haifa is creating high tech companies

July 24, 2016-Dr. Joseph Attias in Los Angeles, CA

Attias - Rogier Evite in jpg - July 24 Event - 6-22-16Dr. Joseph Attias discussed hearing and communication at a special event

July 1, 2016-Dr. Joseph Attias in Ventura, CA

Attias_Am YaHam_Evite - July 1 Event - 5-26-16-page-001Dr. Joseph Attias discussed hearing and communication at a special Shabbat dinner

April 6, 2016-Professor Gil Atzmon in Wayland, MA

Evite - jpg 1-25-16Professor Gil Atzmon discussed epigenetics

April 4, 2016-High Tech Companies in the U.S. and Israel in Boston, MA

Carmel-Haifa Economic Event Evite - FINAL - 3-11-16Haifa Innovators Discussed how the UofH is Creating High Tech Companies in the U.S. and Israel

In spite of a spring snow storm on April 4 the University of Haifa “Ready for Launch” program about bringing exciting new ideas developed at the University to market attracted a large audience. read more here

March 30, 2016-Dan Scueftan discusses Israeli security in MA

Shueftan_TempleEmanuel_V2 Evite - 2-12-16-page-001Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, Dr. Dan Schueftan, at Temple Emanuel in MA, discussed the amazing resiliency of Israeli Society.

March 30, 2016-Dan Scueftan discusses Israeli security in MA

Schueftan Lunch Event at Mintz Levin on 3-30-16 - 3-3-16It was a brown bag lunch and chat with Dr. Dan Schueftan, Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, as he discussed the national security situation in Israel today.

March 23, 2016-Dan Scueftan discusses Israeli security in IL

ASUH_Schueftan_Union League Lunch - Evite 2-24-16-page-001Director of University of Haifa’s National Security Studies Center Dan Schueftan, and political analyst Steve Sheffey joined ASUH at the Union League Club of Chicago for a compelling discussion of the Iran Agreement

March 23, 2016-Dan Scueftan discusses Israeli security in MI

Shueftan_MIBB Evite 2-25-16 (002)Dr. Dan Schueftan is Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa and one of the leading authorities on Israeli security.  He addressed the vital topic – “How Safe Is Israel Today?” – at an event co-sponsored by the Michigan Israel Business Bridge at the Detroit Regional Chamber

March 22, 2016-Mohammed Darwashe discusses Israel in MA

ASUH was at Temple Sinai as Mohammed Darawshe discussed building a shared society in Israel.  Mohammed is an MA candidate in Peace and Conflict Management at the University of Haifa

March 8, 2016-Yariv Sultan and ASUH Honors Carol Padden in CA

ASUH and University of Haifa Vice President of Development and External Affairs, Yariv Sultan, honored Professor Carol Padden and recognized her acceptance of an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Haifa.

The American Society of the University of Haifa hosted a celebration to honor Professor Carol Padden, Dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, for her acceptance of a Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at the Board of Governors’ Meeting last summer. read more here

March 7, 2016-Yariv Sultan in AZ

Evite - jpg - 1-25-16University of Haifa’s Vice President of Development and External Affairs, Yariv Sultan, discussed the 3 ways the campus is shaping the future of Israel.

February 12-13, 2016-Hanan Alexander and Mark Yudof in CA

University of Haifa Professor Hanan Alexander and ASUH Board of Governors member Mark Yudof discussed advocating for Israel at this two day event in California.

February 3, 2016-Adi Levy in MA

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ASUH and The Israel Action Committee of Congregation Kehillath Israel welcomed Adi Levy to discuss The BDS and it’s stance on Israel

February 1, 2016-Yoav Tellem in MA

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Yoav Tellem, Commander in the Israel National Police, discussed advances and challenges at Temple Emunah in MA

January 10, 2016-Dr. Aron Avivi in San Diego

Avivi Evite in JPGDr. Aaron Avivi shared his pioneering work with the amazing blind mole-rat that lives 30 years, doesn’t get cancer, and may hold the key to fighting cancer more effectively in humans.

December 3, 2015, Dr. Keren Sharvit in Boston


Dr. Keren Sharvit of the University of Haifa discussed conflict and promoting peace in Israel and beyond.

November 2015, Ami Ayalon in San Francisco

Ayalon SF 11-16-15 Event Evite - jpg - 10-19-15Special guest Ami Ayalon, Chair of the Executive Committee of the University of Haifa, lead a discussion on Israeli security. Co-sponsored by ASUH and the Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco.

September 2015, The Artist's Garden

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More than 200 friends and supporters celebrated the art of Soraya Sarah Nazarian at ASUH’s Artist’s Garden event in September

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August 2015, Community Lecture with Dr. Amiram Ariel

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Dr. Amiram Ariel Conducts Community Lecture on Treatment Possibilities via the Immune System in Boston, August 12, 2015

More than 60 people attended this talk by the Chairman of the Department of Human Biology at the University of Haifa held at Temple Emunah in Lexington, MA.


April 2015, Community Breakfast in Beverly Hills

ASUH Hosts Community Breakfast in Beverly Hills, April 14th 2015

On Tuesday, April 14th,we hosted an event, highlighted by a special appearance by Yariv Sultan, Vice President of external relations and resource development at the University of Haifa.  Mr. Sultan discussed the University of Haifa’s programs for women on thei B’nei Brak campus..

March 2015, Wine and Dessert Reception in Boston

ASUH Hosts Lecture and Dessert Reception, March 23, 2015 in Boston

On Monday, March 23,we hosted a special event, highlighted by a lecture given by Dr. Avi Sagi-Schwartz, who is a professor at the University of Haifa.  Dr. Sagi-Schwartz is head of the international MA program in Child Development, and a professor of psychology and child development.  The event included a reception and dessert.


ASUH Hosts Special Seminar, January 25th, 2015 in Phoenix

On Sunday, January 25th, beginning with a gourmet brunch, we hosted a special seminar given by Dr. Maya Benish-Weisman, who was an assistant professor at the University of Haifa.  Dr. Benish-Weisman was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley school of education, and she spoke about “Our Children’s Success in the Classroom”.

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November 2014, Inaugural Gala in Chicago


ASUH Hosts First Annual Gala in Chicago, November 2, 2014

Our first inaugural Gala in Chicago, on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 was an unforgettable occasion.  We enjoyed hearing from influential and inspiring leaders, including Israeli politician and war hero Admiral (Ret.) Ami Ayalon, and honoring special philanthropists.  A special performance was also given by David Broza, internationally-renowned Israeli singer/song-writer.

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October 2014, Gala at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City


ASUH Hosts Unforgettable Event in New York, October 28, 2014

On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 we held a fantastic event at a fantastic location.  With a three-time Tony award winner Jamie DeRoy as our MC, a keynote address delivered by Geraldo Rivera, and with Alan Dershowitz in attendance, the night was truly one we will not soon forget.


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September 2014, New Year Celebration in New Hampshire


ASUH Family Fun Day, September 28th, 2014

Everyone enjoyed a great day filled with fun, family and friends on Sunday, September 28th, 2014.  At our “New Year Celebration in New Hampshire”, friends and alumni of the University came together at a great location, to participate in great activities, and to hear great lectures.

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