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Dear Friends, Supporters, Alumni, and Parents,

American Friends hopes that everyone had a joyous Passover. Please enjoy our April newsletter. Most importantly, the electronic version of the Herzliyan 2023 edition is here!

Warmest Wishes,

Leslie Skyba

Prof. Boaz Ganor Appointed Next President of RU

Congratulations to Prof. Boaz Ganor on his appointment as the incoming President of Reichman University. Prof. Ganor, founder and executive director of the International Institute for Counter Terrorism (ICT), was unanimously elected by the search committee.

His appointment was approved by the university's Board of Directors and General Assembly. Prof. Ganor, is expected to replace current President Prof. Rafi Melnick in September 2023. Prof. Ganor has had a long career at Reichman University, holding various positions over the years including dean of the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy.

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December 2022 Newsletter

Dear Supporters, Friends, and Parents,

I would like to wish you all a happy holiday season. It is hard to believe another year has passed and we are on to 2023. Reichman University continues to expand with the Dina Recanati Medical School, the Drahi Innovation Center, the Daniel Jusidman International Conference Hall, the Scojen Institute of Synthetic biology, and the Ronson Dormitory building to be completed next year. All of these projects are made possible because of our dedicated supporters. We are blessed to have people that understand and believe in the Zionist vision of Reichman University. As you close out the year, please remember that we are always in great need of scholarship funds for our students as well as our Jewish life activities on campus. These activities include last month’s student delegation to Poland, see more below. This trip wouldn’t be possible without supporters’ generosity. Wishing you all our friends a Chag Chanukah Sameach, and if you are in Israel, you are invited to attend our candle-lighting ceremony on campus on December 22nd. Please enjoy our last newsletter of 2022. Warmest Wishes,

Leslie Skyba Executive Director American Friends of Reichman University

Dear Supporters, Friends, and Parents,

I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays. American Friends wishes everyone Shana Tova U'metukah.

Please enjoy our October newsletter. As I scroll through the news, it is with great pride that we see articles on long-standing programs that I have had the honor of working with our donors. The Cramer, Zell, & Argov families have created initiatives at our University that produce an enriching educational experience and memories for our students.

I just recently arrived back in NY from a trip to San Diego with Jonathan Davis, VP of External Relations and head of the Raphael Recanati International School as well as Prof. Rafi Melnick, President of RU. We had the opportunity to meet many parents, alumni, academics, and friends. It was heartwarming to see so many people that hold Reichman University in such high regard.

Also, be sure to check out the first article below on the Zionist values that have built Reichman University. We can thank our Founder, Uriel Reichman for forming the first private non-profit University in Israel and it only could have been done with the Zionist foundation that we hold on to tightly.

Lastly, the 2022-23 academic year starts in a few weeks, and we are looking forward to welcoming a new class of students! More great news is coming soon.

Warmest Wishes,

Leslie Skyba Executive Director American Friends of Reichman University

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