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A delegation of philanthropists and members of CWB visited HIT


A delegation of Classrooms Without Borders (CWB), visited HIT last week.
CWB is a non-profit educational organization founded in 2011 by Dr. Zipora Gur as an independently funded program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.


Photo: Hemdat Ben Zion

CWB provides experiential professional development and continuing education for educators and learners in Israel and Holocaust Education. It is a premier provider of experiential professional development for teachers through study seminars that take place outside of the classroom. History, culture, politics and current events are experienced "live" through learning tours abroad with a focus on Holocaust and Israeli education.


Photo: Hemdat Ben Zion


The delegation's members were:

Mr.James Rudolph:  Businessman and past president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, CWB Board Member
Mrs.Louisa Rudolph, Philanthropist
Mrs.Stephanie Bozic, Philanthropist
Mrs.Barbara Weschler Levine, Medical Doctor
Mr.Stanley Levine, Lawyer
Mr.Robert Mallet, retired businessman, philanthropist, CWB Board Member and Mrs.Toni Mallet
Mr.Charles Snyder, retired businessman and philanthropist
Mrs.Amy Baron Brourman, business owner
Dr.Zipora Gur, Founder and Executive Director of Classrooms without Borders
Mr.David Gur, Scientist

Mr.Avi Ben Hur, CWB Director of Education and Tour Guide


The guests were greeted by Prof Eduard Yakubov , President of HIT, Prof.  Adir Pridor, Chairman of the Executive Committee , Mr. Samuel Goldberg , HIT's CEO and Mrs. Tony Levy, HIT's  External Relations Officer (ERO) who have all expressed their desire and hope to continue the on-going cooperation with HIT.
The guests also heard a lecture by Dr. Harel Menashri, Head of Cyber at HIT,  on" The role of cyber security and protecting privacy".



Published: 17.4.18