Capital Partners & Funding Founders

Providing the essential funding that transformed a dream into reality.

 
 

Capital Gift Partners

The Founders of the Israel Arts and Science Academy express their gratitude to the following initial Capital Gift Partners, who provided the resources needed for development and construction:

The Charles Schusterman Family—Schusterman Campus
Charles and Lynn Schusterman made the initial keystone gift that allowed the project to proceed.


United States Government AID/ASHA—Dormitories
United Israel Appeal of Canada—Arts and Science Wing
UJA-Federation of NY Overseas Legacy Fund—Nathan Cummings Auditorium
Helen and Norman Asher—Library/Learning Center
Mary Jane and Robert H. Asher

 

Funding Founders

The Founders were joined by this minyan of Funding Founders, whose generosity helped their vision take wing:

Helen and Norman Asher
Mary Jane and Robert H. Asher
Lester Crown
Max Fisher
Skeets and Monte Friedkin
Rachel and Barney Gottstein
Julie and Ed Levy, Jr.
Arlene and Mayer Mitchell
Lynn and Charles Schusterman   
Barbi and Larry Weinberg

The Founders are also grateful to the late Senator Daniel Inouye for his invaluable assistance in securing a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development—American Schools and Hospitals Abroad. 

IASA—and its legacy of student development, academic achievement and contribution to society—would not be possible without the benevolence of our Funding Founders and Capital Gift Partners, for which we are forever grateful.

From left: Mary Jane Asher, Minister of Education Yitzhak Navon, Daniel Lowe, Senator Daniel Inouye, Lynn Schusterman, Bob Asher, Judith and Gil Asher, Charles Schusterman, Irwin Hochberg.

From left: Mary Jane Asher, Minister of Education Yitzhak Navon, Daniel Lowe, Senator Daniel Inouye, Lynn Schusterman, Bob Asher, Judith and Gil Asher, Charles Schusterman, Irwin Hochberg.

 
Charles and Lynn Schusterman

Charles and Lynn Schusterman

 
Founders Mary Jane Asher and Raphi Amram ( z”l).

Founders Mary Jane Asher and Raphi Amram (z”l).

 
The late Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. Seated from his left: Lynn and Charles Schusterman and Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek.

The late Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. Seated from his left: Lynn and Charles Schusterman and Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek.