Tel Aviv University Awards First Honorary Doctorate to Sharett
Menu JTA Search

Tel Aviv University Awards First Honorary Doctorate to Sharett

Tel Aviv University granted its first honorary Ph. D. degree here today when the honor was bestowed upon Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive and former Prime Minister.

In presenting the degree, Dr. George Wise recalled Mr. Sharett’s role as one of the founders of the University. Also present for the ceremony were Deputy Prime Minister Abba Eban and Mayor Mordechai Namir of Tel Aviv.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund