Higher Education is Transforming the North of Israel: A Student’s Perspective

6:00 pm

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036


A special conversation with University of Haifa student ambassadors Dorin Asis and Omri Hen. Moderated by Fred Tauber, Chair Emeritus of the University of Haifa Board of Governors. Hosted by Linda & Marty Blank.
A reception and transformative tour of Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust will take place prior to the conversation.

RSVP required by January 9th to lkleinman@asuh.org.


DORIN ASIS is in an accelerated MSc program where she is completing studies of the molecular mechanisms of apoptosis (programmed cell death) and cancer. She serves as a student representative on University of Haifa’s Faculty Senate, Executive Committee, and the Board of Governors.

OMRI HEN is currently a PhD student in the human biology and medical sciences department at University of Haifa researching cancer dormancy and metastasis. He has served as a student representative for past Board of Governors meetings and is a major in Israel’s military reserves.

PROFESSOR ALFRED TAUBER served as Chairman of University of Haifa’s Board of Governors for six years during which he played a pivotal role in advancing the University’s physical and academic growth. His philanthropic support for University of Haifa has impacted many initiatives including student scholarships, bioinformatics research, maritime policy & strategy, and technology transfer innovation.

A hematologist and biochemist, Dr. Tauber served as Chief of Hematology and Oncology Services at Boston City Hospital for more than 20 years. Along with over 125 research publications in immunology., Dr. Tauber has published extensively on 19th and 2oth century biomedicine, contemporary science studies, and ethics. In 2010, he was the recipient of a PhD honoris causa from University of Haifa.