October 2020 - HUJI Holy Land Poscards ' biggest collection HUJI Holy Land Postcards

September/October 2020
Hebrew University Receives World’s Biggest Collection of Holy Land Postcards

UK collector David Pearlman recently gifted the Hebrew University his 'Postcards of Palestine' collection—130,0000 19th and 20th-century postcards that tell the story of Israel through the eyes of Christian pilgrims, fashionable tourists, and Tommies stationed in-country during WWI. 

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Alumni Spotlight

Michele Katz

When Michele Katz was 16 years old, she went to Israel on a teen tour through the B’nai Brith Youth Organization. As part of that summer tour, her group spent an afternoon at HU. She was so impacted by her visit, Michele remembers saying to herself that she would return for her junior year during college.

And she did. Michele spent the academic 1995-1996 year at HU’s Rothberg International School studying psychology and Jewish studies.

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Giving Advice

By Neal Myerberg, Myerberg Philanthropic Advisors 
It’s not Just Charitable.  It’s a Smart Investment.

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