Jerusalem Calling - Issue 4 - June 20, 2019

Welcome to the fourth issue of CFHU’s JERUSALEM CALLING, a series of reports from the 2019 Board of Governors (BOG) activities at Hebrew University.

This latest instalment, prepared in Jerusalem, features highlights from HUJI Talks, the President’s Plenary Session, the inauguration of the new Mobileye building, and Honourary Doctorate recipient, Senator Linda Frum.

HUJI Talks: Top HU speakers present on High Tech Jerusalem

Leading Hebrew University faculty members, representing a wide range of fields, present their respective expertise and groundbreaking research in a series of engaging talks.

Videographer: Liri Cohen Harounoff

President’s Plenary Session

Hosting a special afternoon session for BOG delegates, HU’s president, Prof. Asher Cohen, expounds on current and future plans for the advancement of the university. The Chair of HU’s International Board of Governors, Dan Schlessinger, also presents his perspective.

Videographer: Liri Cohen Harounoff

Inauguration of Mobileye Building

At a special ceremony on HU’s Safra Campus inaugurating a new computer science facility, Mobileye founder and HU professor Amnon Shashua tells CFHU’s Robert Sarner about the close, mutually beneficial relationship between Mobileye and Hebrew U.

Videographer: Liri Cohen Harounoff

Canada’s ambassador to Israel honours Senator Linda Frum

On the eve of Senator Linda Frum receiving an Honorary Doctorate from Hebrew University, Canadian ambassador to Israel, Deborah Lyons, hosted a special reception in Jerusalem to pay tribute to Senator Frum and her latest achievement. Ronnie Appleby and Sam Spanglet also discuss the significance of the award and Senator Frum’s impact.

Videographer: Liri Cohen Harounoff