Message from Campaign Chair

Photo: Jamey Stillings courtesy of First Republic Bank

Dear Friends and Colleagues,


As we enter the Campaign’s final year, we can all celebrate last year’s endeavors, in which we raised the largest ever amount in a single year: $100+ million. This success is a testament and tribute to your ability and determination, and is especially inspiring in a period marked by global financial instability. Despite everything, our supporters still chose TAU for their philanthropy. We’ve received major donations for medical research, international activities, entrepreneurship and much more. We’re also seeing how the Campaign underlines the importance of the connection between Israel and world Jewry.


For this reason, I look forward to toasting the successful completion of our $1 billion Campaign this May.


I have full confidence in you, TAU’s development team, to swiftly and enthusiastically accomplish this task. Throughout my career, I have worked with many development professionals, and you are the best, hands down.


In the coming year, may we enjoy continued success in our joint mission to strengthen Israel’s impact and position in the world through TAU. I have no doubt that we will continue to inspire each other and take tremendous pride in the University’s outsized contribution to humanity.



Dr. Anita Friedman



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