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Hebrew University

International Board of Overseers

International Board of Overseers

Founding Father

Mr. Sam Rothberg


Ms. Heidi Rothberg, US
Mr. Michael Gee, United Kingdom


Mr. Michael Federmann, Chairman, Hebrew University Board of Governors
Ms. Gail Asper, Canada
Mr. Michael Dunkel, Australia
Ms. Pamela Nadler Emmerich, United States
Mr. Charles Goodman, United States
Prof. Reuben Gronau, Israel
Mr. Eliyahu Honig, Israel
Mr. Ron Jakubowicz, Germany
Mr. Michael S. Kurtz, United States
Mr. Nathan Lindenberg, Canada
Ms. Barbara Mandel, United States
Mr. Elias Mekler, Mexico
Ms. Perla Mekler-Jiniche, Mexico
Mr. Philippe Nahmias, France
Mr. Murray Palay, Canada
Mr. George A. Schieren, United States
Mr. Daniel I. Schlessinger, United States
Mr. Benjamin Shapell, Israel
Mr. James Shasha, Argentina
Ms. Nilly Sikorsky, Switzerland
Mr. Robert Simons, Australia
Mr. Ira Sorkin, United States
Ms. Marla Lerner Tanenbaum, United States
Prof. Judith Walzer, Head of Academic Committee, United States
Mr. Richard Ziman, United States

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Asher Cohen, President
Prof. Barak Medina, Rector
Mr. Yishai Fraenkel, Vice President and Director General
Mr. Yossi Gal, Vice President for External Relations
Prof. Noam Shoval, Provost

  • Hebrew University Quick Facts

    Founded: 1918 (opened 1925)
    Senior Faculty Members: 1,000
    RIS Students: 2,300
    Total HebrewU Students: 22,000
    Faculties: 7
    Schools: 14
    Academic Departments: 315
    Research Centers: 100+
    Alumni: 100,000
    Nobel Prizes: 8
    Fields Medal for Mathematics: 1
    Israel Awards: 269
    Wolf Prizes: 9
    EMET Prizes: 33
    Rothschild Prizes: 89

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