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Malka: Israeli Craft Beer Introduction

  • Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm
  • S O L D   O U T !
  • Featuring Austin Clar, Sublime Imports
  • Hosted at Takohl.
  • Sponsored by:


Opportunities and Advancements in Renewable Energy
  • Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8:00 am
  • Featuring Yosi Rosenwaks, Chair of the Renewable Energy at Tel Aviv University
  • With American Friends of Tel Aviv University and the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the U.S.
  • Hosted at the Illinois Science + Technology Park

Investor Lunch: OurCrowd's Newest Portfolio Companies
  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 12:30 pm
  • Featuring Jon Medved, CEO of OurCrowd
  • With 1871 Startup Hub and the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest
  • Hosted at 1871 Startup Hub
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Chicago Yom Ha'atzmaut Community Celebration (Israel Independence Day)


Packed House at Scharf Banks Marmor Hears Challenges of Healthcare Delivery From Battlefield Surgeon

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Maj. Jacob Chen, M.D. (pictured), an IDF medical officer and American Physicians and Friends for Medicine in Israel's (APF) 2013-2014 Fellowship Recipient discussed the challenges of healthcare delivery in battlefield and public disaster situations.

Pictured below right (left to right) are Dr. Chen; Theodore Banks (host), Scharf Banks Marmor LLC and member of the America-Israel Chamb
er of Commerce Chicago (AICC) Board of Directors; Michael Schmitt, Executive Director; Benjamin Shamir, Executive Director for APF North America; and Daniel Sabol, HSBC Bank USA and AICC President.

The program was hosted and sponsored by Scharf Banks Marmor LLC and was presented in cooperation with the American Physicians and Friends for Medicine in Israel.

Packed House at Brinks Hears Israeli Nanotech Leader

On Friday, March 7, 2014, Yosi Paltiel, (pictured), Head of the Applied Physics Department, Quantum Nano Engineering Group at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discussed nano tech research at the university with a special emphasis on his area of specialization, nano-memory devices. Attendees included business, professional, and technology leaders as well as technology students and bloggers.

Pictured below (left to right) are Yosi Paltiel; William Frankel, Shareholder, Brinks & Lione; Judith Shenkman, Executive Director, Midwest Region, American Friends of the Hebrew University; Michael Schmitt, Executive Director, America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago (AICC); and Jane Fischer, President and CEO of Trygve LLC, and AICC First Vice-President and Co-Chair of its Life Sciences Practice Group.

The program was hosted by Brinks Gilson & Lione and was presented in cooperation with the American Friends of the Hebrew University.

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