May 12

BGU’s 50th Anniversary Celebration


England and Israel

Date
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Location
From Oxford in England to "Oxford" in the Negev
May 12 to May 21, 2020

Celebrate a half-century of vision, innovation and excellence at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Tuesday, May 12 to Thursday, May 14
Oxford, England
With BGU President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz

  • 3 days in England’s oldest and most prestigious seat of higher learning
  • Exclusive viewing of ancient Judaic manuscripts at the Bodleian Library
  • Formal “high table” dinner at Exeter College marking BGU’s jubilee
  • Illuminating guided tours of old Oxford and its mysterious Jewish history
  • A theatrical day-trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare
  • Special concert honoring BGU by the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

”I dream of a sort of Hebrew Oxford in the Negev, as a modern Hebrew Yavneh.” – David Ben-Gurion

SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTER TODAY AT www.bgu2020oxford.com

Sunday, May 17
The Negev Desert
Exclusive Excursion for AABGU Delegation

  • Visit IDF bases and learn about the BGU-IDF impact on the Negev
  • A desert-style lunch of delicious Negev delicacies

$36 fee includes lunch and transportation. Registration coming soon.

Sunday, May 17 to Thursday, May 21
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
50th BOARD OF GOVERNORS

A memorable four-day “party” with the best BGU has to offer:

  • Gala evening kick-off celebrating 50 years of pioneering greatness!
  • Fascinating lectures from cutting-edge scholars and scientists
  • The latest in entrepreneurial innovations and capital ventures
  • Engaging and inspiring student exchanges—from academics to helping the community
  • Honorary doctorates presented to world-renowned figures
  • Celebrating philanthropic milestones
  • From Hora to Hard Rock to Hava Nagila—come dance, sing and celebrate!

FREE (airfare and accommodations not included)
Registration coming soon.

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RSVP

Registration coming soon. For more information: email dbenyamin@aabgu.org or call Dana at (646) 452-3685.