Launch of the Aliyah to Academia Program. L-R: Dr. Yuri Kanner, Vice President of the World Jewish Congress, Prof. Louisa Meshi, head of the Program, Shifra Kirshenbaum, Yitzhak Ohana and Miri Cohen Adelstein of the Ministry of Absorption, Orly Zuckerman of the Jewish Agency, Natali Grad of the Ministry of Absorption, Jeff Kaye, BGU VP for Public Affairs and Resource Development. Bottom, L-R: Keren Samo of the Ministry of Absorption, and Alona Kushnir, Director of Impact Partnerships, Global Russian Speakers

OCT 2022 Aliyah to Academia Program Launched Leaders of Israel's Russian speaking community and officials from the Ministries of Education and Absorption participated in the celebratory launch of “Aliyah to Academia,” a one-year program aimed at enabling new immigrants from Russian-speaking countries to immediately start their university education.

NOV 2022 BGU Canada Montreal Screens After Munich Some 120 people gathered at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal for a special screening of the documentary After Munich marking the 50th anniversary of the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 summer Olympics. In addition to Francine Zuckerman, the film’s Canadian director and producer, the audience was treated to a Q&A session moderated by Prof. Csaba Nikoleyni of Concordia University, with the Consuls General of Israel and Germany.

L-R: Simon Bensimon; Jack Altman; Paul Hirschson, Consul General of Israel in Montreal; Francine Zuckerman, After Munich director; Susanne Aschi-Glesius, Consul General of Germany in Montreal; Peggi Cohen-Rabinovitch, Montreal Regional President, Prof. Csaba Nikolenyi (Concordia University), and Mark Mendelson, z"l. Photo: courtesy

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