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Robert Ivy, the Accomplished Architect

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Robert Ivy is a Columbus native who has accomplished milestone in the architecture industry. Being the CEO and at the same time the executive vice of the prestigious AIA (American Institute of Architects), Robert still prefers to keep a low profile. Ivy is a proficient writer, who served as former editor-in-chief of Architectural Record. He is the author of Fay Jones, Architect, which was put out in 2001. Find out more about Robert on Tulane School of Architecture.

Mississippi Institute of Arts & Letters (MIAL) began in 1978, to support, foster and recognize Mississippi’s artists. Recipients of the MIAL Lifetime Achievement Award ought to be Mississippi natives. The AIA CEO was honored with the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award by MIAL. This strikes as the first time an architect has been presented with the Polk Award. Robert shares the Lifetime Achievement Award with Andrew Cary Young of Pearl River Glass Studio.

Ivy was presented with the award at an event by MIAL on June 2nd. AIA President Carl Elefante commended him saying that, Robert Ivy is an earnest ambassador of their line of work and the award was a personal and professional victory for him. President Carl was completely delighted for him being esteemed.

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters President Nancy LaForge, applauded him for making architecture accessible to the public as compared to anyone else from Mississippi. She further included that; as a writer, author and critic on architecture across the globe, Robert Ivy had finally taken his place in the list of Noel Polk Award honorees.

Robert Ivy joins the list former recipients of the award who includes writers Eudora Welty (2001) and Shelby Foote (2004), actor Morgan Freeman (2007), artist Walter Anderson (1989) and singer Leontyne Price (2000). Ivy’s previous honors include the designation Master Architect by the national architecture fraternity Alpha Rho Chi and the Dean’s Medal from the University of Arkansas Jones School of Architecture in 2017.

Robert Ivy, has further stretched out the influence of the company (AIA) to its uppermost membership level in its 160-year history.

More about of Robert Ivy: https://www.architecturalrecord.com/articles/5547-architectural-record-editor-in-chief-robert-ivy-to-head-aia 

 

Adam Milstein- The future leaders of Israel

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The Jewish State of Israel is a country that stays in a constant state of alertness. The country is surrounded by countries which can be considered enemies of the Jews. In the neighboring countries, there are radical Muslim groups which advocate for the elimination of the Jews from the Middle East. However, such efforts have been thwarted by the Jewish State. Currently, the Jewish county is one of the strongest in the region, credit to the great leaders who have led the community in times of challenges. It has never been smooth for any Jewish leader as the country is constantly under attack in various forms.

To be a Jewish leader, one needs to have a passion for supporting the country. In the past, various leaders had their share of challenges. In the current generation, one of the biggest challenges that Jewish leaders face is anti-Semitism. The hate against Jews in on the rise in parts of America and Europe. The Right and the Left seem to have elements who believe that Israel is a savage country. In the two years, there has been a significant increase in this practice. According to Jewish philanthropist Adam Milstein, this is an alarming trend which shows the country may be at the risk of more attacks in the future. The crusaders of anti-Semitism want to see this hate as a tool of oppressing the Jews.

 

The current wave of anti-Semitism hate is being carried out through a movement known as BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions). This movement is about weakening the state of Israel by ensuring that the people of this country do not have an opportunity to sell their goods and services in some parts of the world. Already, the activities of this movements have been seen in parts of Europe where the areas have been declared as Israeli free zone.

Adam Milstein

Adam Milstein is a philanthropist and a community leader for the Jewish community living in the United States. He is the president of a pro-Israeli philanthropic organization known as the Adam Milstein Family Foundation. This organization have been supportive of the activities of the community and is helping in up a generation of great young Jewish leaders.

 

http://www.jpost.com/Author/Adam-Milstein

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Radicalism Addressed By JNS Author Adam Milstein

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There are many areas the philanthropist Adam Milstein of Hager Pacific Partners has taken an interest in and hopes to bring to the attention of the world through his work as a blogger and writer for the “Jewish News Syndicate”. A former member of the Israeli Defence Force during the Yom Kippur War, Adam Milstein has been an active member of the Jewish community across the globe for decades and uses his voice to raise awareness of the problems he sees facing the community and the world as a whole through the JNS publication.

Milstein has recently been concerned with the rise in radicalism from both the left and right of politics as the Jewish community has often been linked to both sides of the radical world by those with opposing voices. As he has seen the rise in anti-semitism of recent years, Adam Milstein believes he must speak out against the constant issues he believes are damaging the political landscape of the U.S.

In his recent JNS article, Adam Milstein discussed the options open to the people of the world to battle a rising level of rhetoric being targeted towards the Jewish community from all sides. One of the areas which have caused a great deal of concern for Milstein is the growing links between liberals in the U.S. and member of the radical Muslim community who have referred to members of the Jewish community as “white supremacists”. The USC graduate believes the links between the radical left and liberal groups is damaging for all as recent protests in American colleges and universities have expressed a desire to blame the Jewish community and Israel for issues across the Middle East.

Anti-semitism is now a new problem for the people of the world but one which has caused violence and damaging rhetoric to become the norm across much of the world for centuries. However, Adam Milstein sees members of the so-called “alt-right” stirring anti-semitic feeling using age-old tactics designed to damage the reputation of the Jewish community across the globe.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/adam-milstein

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