New York, NY
July 22, 2013

Dr. Raymond Sackler Recognized at United Nations

In the rarefied atmosphere of the UN Security Council chamber, the Honorable Ron Prosor, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, recognized Dr. Raymond Sackler for his exceptional support of Tel Aviv University and the State of Israel. On behalf of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Ambassador Prosor presented Dr. Sackler with a certificate commending his "unwavering commitment to higher education, research and the advancement of medicine, science and the arts in Israel."

TAU President Prof. Joseph Klafter celebrated the ongoing commitment of Dr. Sackler, his wife, Beverly, and the Sackler family to the ideals of higher education. Abraham Kadar, AFTAU Past Chairman William F. Cohen, and current AFTAU National Chairman Jon Gurkoff were among those present at the ceremony and the intimate lunch that followed.


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