TAU, the ancient Semitic symbol, embodies TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY’S most basic precepts of higher learning; a quest to explore and understand everything. TAU is recognized as Israel’s premier public university, a world-renowned international center for study, learning, research and innovation. It embraces students of all religions and ethnic persuasions from across Israel, and international students from the Americas, India, China and more. And epitomizes Judaism’s and Israel’s highest values – education and democracy. AMERICAN FRIENDS pursue the advancement of Tel Aviv University here; raising money, awareness and influence through international alliances that are vital to the future of this impressive institution.