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Israeli Minister of Science and Technology David Hershkowitz Visits YU

Daniel Hershkowitz, the Israeli Minister of Science and Technology, visited YU’s Wilf Campus on April 30th to meet with and speak to YU faculty and students.

Hershkowitz said, “It is my first time at Yeshiva University and I am very glad to be here. It would be wonderful if we had a similar kind of institution in Israel.”

Upon his arrival, Hershkowitz was greeted by President Richard M. Joel and proceeded to meet with Yeshiva College Dean Barry Eichler and a number of senior faculty members to discuss common issues of interest regarding university life and current research underway at YU.

“As the day progressed, it was clear that YU had made a new friend with whom we could cooperate in our close relationship with the State of Israel as academics devoted to our teaching and research, and in the continued quest for strengthening Jewish life here and abroad,” said Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, vice provost for undergraduate education, who took part in a number of meetings with the minister throughout the evening.

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