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A4BGU Secures Transformative $20 Million Donation

May 12, 2022

Tags: Sustainability & Climate Change

NEW YORK, May 12, 2022 – Americans for Ben-Gurion University Secures $20 Million Donation for BGU’s School of Sustainability and
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Celebrating the Remarkable 2 Spotlights Climate Change

May 3, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Natural Sciences

Arizona Jewish Life — A new and alarming United Nations report declared that due to climate change, we are now “on
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Jewish Herald-Voice: A4BGU Explores Climate-Saving Science

April 20, 2022

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research

Jewish Herald-Voice — Americans for Ben-Gurion University (A4BGU) will hold its Celebrating the Remarkable 2 event on Sunday, May 1,
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