David Diego Ladowski Memorial Fund was created to honor
the memory of David Diego Ladowski and to continue his legacy.
extraordinary young man was born in 1973 in Buenos Aires,
Argentina and immigrated to Israel in 1992. All by himself, he
achieved what not many people can in a short period of time. He
was a special human being always caring for others. A humanist,
pacifist with strong convictions but also very humble.
July 31, 2002, while he was at the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem delivering his last papers to complete
his Masters Degree in Public
Policy and getting ready to assume his position as Vice-Consul
at the Embassy of Lima, Peru in about a week, a bomb planted at
the cafeteria killed him along with other 5 Americans and 3
Israelis and wounding 84 people.
Jerusalem gives an annual award in David's honor that consists
in merit scholarships. The award is given to gifted and talented young
students, committed to a lifetime of public service and working
for world peace and excellence. This award was established
by the President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem along
with the rector and professors at the initiative of the Ladowski
David Diego Ladowski Memorial Fund provides financial
help for students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
believe that the best way to face the challenge and continue his
work is turning this bad situation into something good.
Remembering him for all the good he’s done and he was going to
do for this world.
there are some articles published about him and speeches that
describe more of this incredible and talented man’s life.
more information, please don’t hesitate to contact
656 Pearson St. #204
Des Plaines, IL
or at the AFHU (American Friends of the Hebrew University), contact:
© 2002-2016 Gabriel H. Ladowski