Irwin and Sara Tauben
Irwin and Sara are proud philanthropists and lay leaders in the Montreal and International Jewish Community. They have made significant contributions to the needs of the elderly, particularly Holocaust survivors, and are enthusiastic benefactors of Jewish arts and culture. This gala most notably honours Irwin’s ten year tenure as Chair of the Montreal chapter of Technion Canada.
An Israeli-Canadian architect, urban planner, educator, theorist, author & Technion Honorary Doctorate recipient. Over a celebrated 50-year career, Safdie has explored the essential principles of socially responsible design through a comprehensive and humane design philosophy.