Lauder student dormitory opened at the Technion

Naftali Bennett said that the Technion was a ‘lighthouse for the State of Israel.’

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
June 13, 2017 22:10
Avi Balashnikov (left), Education Minister Naftali Bennett (center) and Technion-Israel Institute of

Avi Balashnikov (left), Education Minister Naftali Bennett (center) and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology President Prof. Peretz Lavi (right) inaugurate a dormitory at the Haifa school. (photo credit: NITZAN ZOHAR)

 
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Education Minister Naftali Bennett (center) and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology President Prof. Peretz Lavi (right) inaugurate a dormitory at the Haifa school named for World Jewish Congress President and US businessman Ronald Lauder and his wife, Jo Carole.

Bennett said that the Technion was a ‘lighthouse for the State of Israel.’ Lauder’s representative in Israel, Avi Balashnikov (left), said the Lauders visited the Technion three years ago and fell in love with it.

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‘They are proud to be part of the respectable group of Technion supporters... The Lauder Foundation works to advance education and academia in Israel and this donation helps advance that cause,’ Balashnikov said.

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