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Rebuilding Israel’s Devastated Negev Region Post 10/7

July 2, 2024

Tags: Current events, Leadership, Awards & Events, Negev Development & Community Programs

A4BGU CEO, Doug Seserman, was invited by American Jewish Committee (AJC) on their podcast "People of the Pod" to discuss the impact of the October 7 Hamas massacre on BGU and Israel’s Negev region.

Global Way Forward Campaign Rebuilding Israel’s South

April 12, 2024

Tags: Current events, Negev Development & Community Programs

Read about our new "Way Forward” campaign, a collaborative BGU $1 billion global fundraising initiative to build and strengthen Israel, beginning with the south.

BGU Hosts Israel-Texas Space Collaboration Signing

July 18, 2024

Tags: Current events

BGU helped facilitate an Israel and Texas strategic partnership that is out of this world. A significant cooperation deal between the Israel Space Agency and the Texas Trade Organization was officially signed at BGU.

Mourning the Loss of Our Beloved Dr. Ruth

July 16, 2024

Tags: Current events

A4BGU mourns the passing of our beloved honorary board member, Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Dr. Ruth was a groundbreaking sex therapist, radio host, and TV personality, as well as a Holocaust survivor and Haganah veteran. May her memory be a blessing.

Matisyahu NYC Concert to Benefit BGU Community Post-Oct 7

July 15, 2024

Tags: Current events, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Algemeiner spotlights “One Day,” A4BGU's New York Annual Benefit featuring a special invite-only performance by world-renowned artist Matisyahu. The benefit is quickly becoming one of the hottest tickets in town.

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Meet the Remarkable Students of BGU

Following the attacks on October 7, the students of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have gone above and beyond to support the BGU community, the Negev, and Israel. Hear a few of the remarkable stories of the students spearheading national organizations and relief


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