Over $4 Million Raised for Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Dr. Stuart and Lelaine Nemser; Dr. Robert and Marla Zipkin.

Dr. Stuart and Lelaine Nemser; Dr. Robert and Marla Zipkin.

The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Associates, Ben-Gurion University (AABGU) held its largest and most important event of the year at the Fairmount Park Horticultural Center: the community tribute event, which raised over $4 million. [Read more…]

The Philadelphia Roots of a Garden in the Negev Desert

Dr. Alton Sutnick and BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi. Photo from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Dr. Alton Sutnick and BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi. Photo from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

David Ben-Gurion’s vision for “making the desert bloom” was further fulfilled when an area outside the Ben-Gurion University’s (BGU) Faculty of Health Sciences was dedicated as Mona’s Garden. The dedication, which was in memory of Dr. Mona Sutnick, took place during the annual gathering for the BGU Board of Governors meeting. [Read more…]