American Friends of the Hebrew University

Registered Name
American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc
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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's second oldest university, established in 1918, 30 years before the State of Israel. The Hebrew University has three campuses in Jerusalem and one in Rehovot. The world's largest Jewish studies library is located on its Edmond J. Safra Givat Ram campus.

Source: Wikipedia


Annual Budget
September 2018
+4% Growth
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The american friends of the hebrew university's (afhu) primary exempt purpose is to promote, encourage, aid and advance higher and secondary education, research and training in all branches of knowledge in israel and elsewhere, and to aid in the maintenance and development of the hebrew university of jerusalem in the state of israel (the "hebrew university"). Grants awarded to hebrew university include, but are not limited to, those for scholarships and fellowships, research, capital projects, faculty recruitment, and equipment.


Marc O. Mayer President of the Board
Daniel I. Schlessinger Chair /director
Joshua Olshin Treasurer
Frances Katz Vice Chair
Pamela N. Emmerich Secretary
Charles H. Goodman Vice President
Kenneth L. Stein Esq. Vice President
Ronald M. Zimmerman Vice President
Beth Mccoy Chief Executive Officer
Elissa Fishman Chief Financial Officer
Michael Cypers Director
John H. Bauman Director
Diane Belfer Director
Annette Blum Director
James Blum Director
Stanley M. Bogen Director
Joyce Brandman Director
I. Steven Edelson Director
Alan P. Fiske Director
Ruth Flinkman-marandy Director
Steve Frankel Director
Michael J. Freed Director
Julie Gal Director
Mark Genender Director
Patricia L. Glaser Director
Steven Good Director
Richard Goodman Director
Brindell Gottlieb Director
Arthur Gutterman Director
Beno Michel Director
Nancy Hamburger Director
William H. Isacoff Director
Renae Jacobs-anson Director
Helen Jacobs-lepor Director
Emma Joels Director
Marvin Jubas Director
Clive Kabatznik Director
Brad S. Karp Director
Myron Kaufman Director
Ellen Klersfeld Director
William Kilberg Director
Marla Lerner Tanenbaum Director
Barry H. Lippman Director
Michael Lobel Director
Mrs Barbara A. Mandel Director
Mindy Mann Director
James E. Matanky Director
Annette Pakula Director
Mrs Leona Z. Rosenberg Director
Richard Rothschild Director
Steven C. Rubinow Director
Herbert L. Sachs Director
Sam Sandler Director
George A. Schieren Director
Sheryl Schwartz Director
Lynne G. Silbert Director
David Bruce Smith Director
Robert Snyder Director
Ira Lee Sorkin Director
Eric C. Stein Director
Mary Ann Tuft Director
Mark Vidergauz Director
Richard S. Ziman Director
Mark Gordon Director
Keith L. Sachs Director
Jessica Zwaiman Lerner Director
Michael S. Kurtz Honorary Chair/director
Monica Loebl National Director of Development
Suzanne Ponsot Executive Director - Northeast
Sheri Kaufer Executive Dir.- Western Region
Eileen Hume Chief Marketing Officer
Daniel Rutberg Chief Operations Officer
Glennys Huhn Chief Human Resources Officer
Source: IRS 990