FEB 2022 BOG Honorary Chairman Nessim Gaon Celebrated The Swiss Friends of BGU marked the one hundredth birthday of Nessim D. Gaon, z"l shortly before his passing. Gaon was an Honorary Chairman of the University’s Board of Governors and recipient of a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University.

Nessim Gaon, z"l celebrated his 100th birthday with granddaughter, Arielle Herzog Hadida, BGU representative to Switzerland. Photo: courtesy

MAR 2022 Social-Economic Forum Visits BGU A delegation from the Social Economic Forum of the Israeli Manufacturers Association and Business Roundtable Israel, led by CEO Einat Zinger-Dan, visited BGU in March to discuss strategic collaborations between the University and the business sector in preparing students for today’s job markets. The Forum recently made a significant contribution toward those goals.

Members of the Social-Economic Forum of the Manufacturers Association with President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz and Yamit Shannon-Mizrahi, Director of Global Partnership Development & Donor Relations

APR 2022 Zin Fellows Leadership Program VI Launched in Baltimore The sixth cohort of Zin Fellows gathered at the Pearlstone Retreat Center near Baltimore for their inaugural in-person gathering.

Zin Fellows Leadership Program Cohort VI and staff. L-R: Liz Kershner, BGU Prof. Arieh Saposnik, Lenore LaVine, Louis Reinstein, Jason Williamson, Susan Szafir, Peter Yolles, Lisa Douglass, Dan Israel, Seth Harlem, Cippy Klionsky, Shane Stein, Melinda Goldrich, Benjamin Diament, Julie Gothard, David Schuman, Michael Rolnick, Dallas Dishman, Noah Tratt, Jordan Sarick, Carol Milewich, Doug Seserman, Stephanie Aaronson, and BGU PhD student Talia Gorodess. Photo: Liz Kershner

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