Patron Party for the 2016 Tribute Brunch
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Prof. Alon Tal, a faculty member at BGU’s Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, was also the founding director of Adam Teva Vadin (The Israel Union for Environmental Defense), Israel’s leading environmental advocacy organization. From 1998 to 2004, he was chairman of Life and Environment, an umbrella group for 80 environmental organizations in Israel. In 1996, he founded the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, a graduate studies center that collaborates with BGU, in which Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian students join environmentalists from around the world in an advanced interdisciplinary research program.