The Tel Aviv Foundation distributed 80 scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year to the graduate students of Tel Aviv-Yafo high schools, looking to pursue their first academic degree at a recognized higher education institution. These scholarships were possible thanks to the generosity of Yossi Bar Natan, a dear friend of the City of Tel Aviv and a board member of the Tel Aviv-Yafo Foundation.
Members of The Tel Aviv Foundation toured the site of the Zehava Studio at the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre in Neve Tzedek. The project includes the construction of another floor for the center, an 800 square-meter dance studio and renovation of the existing building.
On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, the dedication ceremony of the “Or Zalman and Liza Square” was held, due to the generous donation of Rina Lebiev and her brothers. Rina supports and operates a number of “Bayit Cham” centers in Israel in support of the Bukharian community. Rina is a resident of Tel Aviv who deeply loved and respected her parents and felt the importance to commemorate them in the city.
The Bialik-Rogozin Educational Campus borders Yafo in southern Tel Aviv. The school educates over 1000 from kindergarten to 12th grade. The campus includes an early education center and elementary school together with a junior high and high school.
ARD German Public Radio recently conducted an interview at Cafe Europa in Tel Aviv, a space where Holocaust survivors come together to meet, talk, listen and dance, every two weeks and on holidays.
Dear Cathy, Liz, Abigail, spouses and grandchildren, I was very saddened to learn of the loss of your dear father, Harvey Z”l. As you might know, Harvey and I were very close friends for many years. We visited each other and spent time discussing the future of the Jewish people in general and the state of Israel in particular— especially the economy and higher education, fields in which Harvey was an expert. I will always cherish his wisdom, kindness, fantastic sense of humor and his passion for the future of the State of Israel.
The Ramat HaChayal neighborhood is located in the northeastern sector of Tel Aviv. The neighborhood was founded in 1949 directly after Israel’s War of Independence and was originally intended to hold housing units for war invalids but the emergence of the high tech boom brought global companies to Ramat HaChayal’s industrial area, making it an international Tech Hub.
On December 9, 2015, Mayor Ron Huldai gathered together with donor and Chairman of the Board of the American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation, Josh Weston, to dedicate the Judy and Josh Weston Science, Technology and Robotics Science Center at the Natan Alterman Tichon Net School in Tel Aviv.
The dedication ceremony on October 13, 2015, of the Margaret & Sylvan Adams Gymnasium at the Kfir School in the Southeast Neve Kfir Neigborhood of Tel Aviv. The ceremony was attended by the Mayor Tel Aviv, Ron Huldai, and dear friends of the Tel Aviv Foundation, Margaret & Sylvan Adams. Students of the Kfir School performed a number of songs during the dedication ceremony.
On June 2, 2015, Mayor Ron Huldai gathered together with donor Jose Galicot, and his granddaughter Shelly Podlipsky-Galicot-Laniado to dedicate valuable services for the students of Tel Aviv: a new library and resource center at Yud Alef High School that serves students with learning disabilities, and a new science center and library at the Magen Elementary School, a school in the Maoz Aviv neighborhood that serves children from a variety of economic and cultural backgrounds, including refugees from Darfur.