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Modern Israel: Founding Fathers


Lifelong stories from a man that rubbed the shoulders with Israel’s founding fathers

November 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

United States + Google Map
Free

Meet Your Table Host: Uriel Bachrach Join acclaimed Professor, Uriel Bachrach in hearing his lifelong story as a young child leaving Nazi Germany. As a university student at the Hebrew University joining the ranks of the Hagana and becoming one of the founders of Israel’s military weapons program. Finally, being tapped by Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion to build the young Jewish state’s nuclear capabilities.

And the story only begins there….

Professor Bachrach, who served for more than 60 years as a professor of micro-biology at the Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine from its inception, was born in Germany 1926 and emigrated to Israel, where he earned his Ph.D at the Hebrew University. He served during his career as a visiting professor or scientist at universities in the United States, Italy and Ethiopia and received an honorary doctorate at the University of Bologna in 1995.

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