NEW DATES – 83rd International Board of Governors meeting at Hebrew U

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Jerusalem, Israel


Sunday, October 25, 2020 - Monday, October 26, 2020

The original date of the Board of Governors of June 12-17, 2020 has been moved forward to October 25-26 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will now be held as a virtual meeting, and registration links will be available shortly.

BOG 2020 - New Dates - October 25-26, 2020

Monette Malewski, CFHU National Chair, invites you to participate in

The Annual Meeting of the Hebrew University Board of Governors in Jerusalem, October 25 – 26, 2020


Highlights include

  • Special Greetings from the President of Israel, Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin
  • Highlights of the Hebrew University’s role in tackling the Coronavirus
  • Interview with bestselling author, Prof. Yuval Noah Harari
  • An interview featuring Nobel laureate Prof. Roger Kornberg and Hebrew University Prof. Hermona Soreq
  • A musical performance, and other surprises

Sunday October 5th, 2020

1:30 – 2:30pm EST • 12:30-1:30am CDT • 10:30-11:30am PDT • 8:30-9:30 pm IST

  • Opening remarks by Romi Noimark, journalist and anchor at the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation
  • Opening Greetings from the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Dan Schlessinger and from the President of The Hebrew University, Prof. Asher Cohen
  • Special Greetings from the President of Israel, Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin
  • Video clip: The Hebrew University in the Age of the Coronavirus
  • Interview with Prof. Yuval Noah Harari on The Era of the Coronavirus: Living in a New Reality
  • Closing Remarks

Monday October 26, 2020

10:30am – 1:05pm EST • 9:30am-12:05am CDT • 7:30am-10:05 PDT • 5:30-8:05 pm IST

  • 5:30-5:40 pm – Greetings from the University administration
  • 5:40-5:55 pm – Report by the President of the University, Prof. Asher Cohen
  • 5:55-6:10 pm – A one-on-one interview with the President of the University
  • 6:10-6:15 pm – A special tribute to honor Barbara and Mort Mandel, z”l
  • 6:15-6:25 pm – Report by the Rector of the University, Prof. Barak Medina
  • 6:25-6:45 pm – Student life in the shadow of the Coronavirus: a panel discussion between the Rector, Dean of Students, Prof. Guy Harpaz, students and faculty. The panel will be moderated by Prof. Mona Khoury-Kassabri, Dean of the The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare
  • 6:45-6:55 pm – A virtual tour of the Wall of Benefactors, Wall of Life, Legacy Tree, and Wall of Founders and Trustees
  • 6:55-7:10 pm – Report by Vice President for Research and Development, Prof. Re’em Sari
  • 7:10-7:25 pm – Interview featuring Nobel laureate Prof. Roger Kornberg and Hebrew University Prof. Hermona Soreq
  • 7:25-8:00 pm – A surprise program featuring a well-known celebrity interviewing a stellar faculty member
  • 8:00-8:05 pm – Closing remarks by the President of the University followed by a musical performance by the HEBREW UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA

*Please note that the times above are in Israel time.

The events will be broadcast via Zoom and other platforms.

BOG 2020 - October 25-26, 2020
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