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Taube Philanthropies was founded by Tad Taube in 1981
Taube Philanthropies was founded by Tad Taube in 1981

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First spearheaded by Stanford Football captains, TeachAids, a grantee of Taube Philanthropies, is expanding it's one of a kind concussion awareness initiative, CrashCourse, by partnering with Pop Warner, the country's largest youth football organization for children five to 16 years old. For more on CrashCourse and Taube Philanthropies grantee, TeachAids, click below.
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Brandon Simmons, a captain for the Stanford Cardinal football team, is leading a generation of new athletes who are rethinking concussion education. Simmons joined a groundbreaking effort to change the way athletes learn about concussion risks and symptoms. He and hundreds of students and faculty are collaborating with TeachAids, a Palo Alto nonprofit, to develop new concussion education tools using virtual reality, 3D animation and other promising learning technologies. TeachAids is a partner in the Taube Stanford Concussion Collaborative, co-supported by Taube Philanthropies and Stanford's Medical School.
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Ensemble for These Times, with soprano Nanette McGuinness, cellist Anne Lerner-Wright, and guest pianist Xin Zhao, opens its exciting 11th season with “Emigres & Exiles in Hollywood" on October 19 in San Francisco, October 20 in Berkeley, and November 17/18 in Los Angeles. "Emigres & Exiles in Hollywood" features rare works by the great Hollywood composers who fled Europe in the 1930’s and 40’s, many of them going on to win multiple Academy Awards and shaping the sound of movies today, with others deeply influencing today's classical music in the U.S. and the world.
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The Golden Gate Park Tennis Center is getting a renovation! While streaming the U.S. Women’s Open tennis final at a gathering of 500 people a few weeks ago, Recreation and Parks General Manager Phil Ginsburg announced a $6.5 million challenge grant from Taube Philanthropies and a new anonymous million-dollar grant, all toward renovation of the tennis courts. We are proud to help launch the last stage of fundraising to renovate the Tennis Center. Scroll to the middle of the article to read more!
Leah Garchik
Leah Garchik
sfchronicle.com
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Don’t miss Man Booker International Prizewinner Olga Tokarczuk as she discusses her novel Flights, at Green Apple Books, SF, on Oct 4. Translator Jennifer Croft will join her. Flights is a novel about travel in the 21st century and human anatomy. Through these narratives, interspersed with short bursts of analysis and digressions on topics ranging from travel-sized cosmetics to the Maori, Flights guides the reader beyond the surface layer of modernity and towards the core of the very nature of humankind.
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Sending a huge congratulations to the Oshman Family JCC In Palo Alto, which recently unveiled a $12.5-million park and pavilion that completes the original concept for its campus. CEO Zack Bodner called the unveiling “a dream fulfilled”. To read more click here - https://bit.ly/2M58e5P
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Taube Philanthropies wishes all a Shanah Tovah!
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It is our pleasure to present the Summer 2018 issue of Gazeta! For more than 20 year, this quarterly publication has reported current affairs and program developments in Polish Jewish scholarship and cultural life. The Taube Philanthropies is proud to partner with the American Association of Polish Jewish Studies in expanding Gazeta's reach to a broader audience via the Internet. Click below to download the new issue for free.
Summer 2018 Gazeta
Summer 2018 Gazeta
taubephilanthropies.org
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We are proud to support forward-thinking research. Through the establishment of the Taube Stanford Concussion Collaborative, first of its kind research using cutting-edge technology will begin in an area of growing concern: the health effects of head hits on youths, whose brains are still developing.
Rebecca Aydin
Rebecca Aydin
sfchronicle.com
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We are proud to support and share in congratulating the Graduate Theological Union as they welcome their eighth President, Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann. President Lehmann comes to the GTU following his term as President of Hebrew College in Boston and states that he is "both humbled and excited by the responsibility to lead the GTU in the next chapter of its illustrious history."
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