RECEPTION IN HONOUR OF
JACK ALTMAN

On the evening of December 9, CABGU celebrated the culmination of Jack Altman’s tenure as President of the Montreal Chapter. Family, Board members, long-time supporters and friends gathered for an in-person event to pay tribute to Jack’s accomplishments and celebrate Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Special Guest, Senator Tony Loffreda spoke eloquently of his friendship with Jack and his admiration for the research conducted at BGU. Paul Hirschson, Consul General of Israel for Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces, shared highlights of his career in the United Arab Emirates and West Africa.

The evening culminated with the installation of Peggi Cohen-Rabinovitch as the incoming President of the Montreal Chapter.

COVERAGE OF THE EVENT IN THE SUBURBAN

COHEN-RABINOVITCH SUCCEEDS ALTMAN AT CABGU: Earlier this month, just before we went back into a semi-COVID lockdown, leaders from the Canadian Associates of Ben Gurion University (CABGU) of the Negev put their masks away and a held a good old fashioned cocktail party. The reason for celebration was the culmination of Jack Altman’s tenure as president of the Montreal Chapter. Family, board members, long-time supporters and friends gathered for an in-person event to pay tribute to Altman’s accomplishments and celebrate Ben-Gurion Unversity of the Negev.

Special Guest, Senator Tony Loffreda spoke eloquently of his friendship with Altman and his admiration for the research conducted at BGU. Paul Hirschson, Consul General of Israel for Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces, shared highlights of his career in the United Arab Emirates and West Africa.

The evening culminated with the installation of Peggi Cohen-Rabinovitch as the incoming president of the Montreal Chapter.

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