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The American Society of the University of Haifa (ASUH) increases visibility and financial support for the University of Haifa to ensure its continued excellence in academic research, education, and communal activities.  ASUH cultivates relationships and serves as a vital connection between the University and its friends, alumni, and partner institutions in the United States.

University of Haifa News…

The University of Haifa is Launching a Research Center in Shanghai

Haifa-Shanghai Cooperation Photo CROPPED Prof. China Connection Photo -- David Faraggi, the University of Haifa Rector and Prof. Chen Qun, President of ECNU.[1]The University of Haifa and the East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai signed a memorandum of cooperation on the construction of the Shanghai-Haifa International Research Center, the first of its kind in Shanghai for Israeli and Chinese academia. Prof. David Faraggi, the University of...More...

New Evidence Unearthed Regarding King David’s Reign

Map of King David's ReignIn two articles recently published in leading journals (Ugarit Forschungen and Semitica), Prof. Gershon Galil of the University of Haifa, Department of Biblical Studies, presented new and important information about the period of King David’s reign,.Prof. Galil points out that, based on new...More...

What’s Happening at ASUH…

ASUH Hosts Community Dialogue at Inaugral Event in Phoenix

At left, Dr. Maya Beinish-Weisman, assistant professor at the University of Haifa, and, on right, Sherri Morr, ASUH West Coast Regional DirectorPhoenix Group PhotoAlmost 20 people attended a brunch hosted by Sheila Schwartz as a first time opportunity to hear about the University of Haifa in Phoenix on January 25. Maya Benish-Weisman is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Counseling and Human Development at the University of Haifa, currently on Sabbatical at the University of California, Berkeley as a visiting scholar at...More...

Join Us at the University of Haifa’s 43rd Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting on June 1-4, 2015

Northern Israel PhotoLay leaders from more than a dozen nations will gather in Haifa from June 1 to 4th for the 43rd Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting of the University of Haifa.With a central theme of “Israel and the World – Academic Perspectives”, Meeting is an exciting international celebration marking the accomplishments of the University, the largest comprehensive research university in northern...More...

ASUH Hosts 2014 Hanukkah Party at National Headquarters

Alumni of the University of Haifa, from right to left, Xenia Gurevich and her husband Yuri, Liza Klein and Roy Klein.Alumni, Board Members and staff enjoyed a Hanukkah Party at the American Society of the University of Haifa Headquarters in New York City on December 17, 2014.  Yefet Ozery, ASUH National Director, leads the menorah lighting ceremony. Alumni of the University of Haifa at the Hanukkah Party included, from right to left, Xenia Gurevich and her husband Yuri, Liza Klein and Roy Klein. Two...More...

Amos Shapira, President of the University Of Haifa, Shares His Optimism for the Future During Palm Springs Address

Amos Shapira addressed a group, and shared his views about an optimistic future for the University of HaifaAmos Shapira, a 6th generation Israeli and President of the University of Haifa, shared his optimism about the future of Israel with more than 200 people at Tamarisk County Club (TCC) in Rancho Mirage, CA. on November 19th.Shapira, speaking on behalf of the American Society of the University of Haifa (ASUH), was the featured guest at TCC’s first education series of the 2014-15 season. A...More...

ASUH New York Gala Celebrates Scientific Advances at the University of Haifa

Amirs and Taubers 0048_EllenDubinPhotography_0094The American Society of the University of Haifa (ASUH) celebrated “New Discoveries for Israel . . . and the World” at its New York Gala on October 28, 2014 at the American Museum of Natural History, Columbus Avenue and 79th Street. Two hundred friends and supporters of the University of Haifa enjoyed engaging remarks on the University and the current situation in Israel from Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel to New York, Special Guest Professor Alan Dershowitz and Keynote Speaker Geraldo Rivera...More...