“Sackler is nothing short of a brand name at Tel Aviv University,” then-university president Joseph Klafter said, according to a news release. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File), Christine Gagnon of Southington, Connecticut, protests with other family and friends who have lost loved ones to OxyContin and opioid overdoses at Purdue Pharma LLP headquarters in Stamford, Conn., August 17, 2018. In the 1930s, Mortimer and Raymond Sackler both traveled to Scotland for medical school because, they said, American universities wouldn’t admit them as Jews. Sackler is nothing short of a brand name at Tel Aviv University,” Tel Aviv University President Joseph Klafter said at a 2013 celebration for Raymond and Beverly Sackler at the UN Security Council chamber, where a prize was presented to the couple in the name of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Israel’s UN ambassador. Institutions rarely have the mechanism to return gifts already spent, but some have clauses saying that donors’ names can be removed if the money was “derived illegally or through a socially unacceptable manner.”, “The Sackler family donated 50 years ago to establish the medical school,” she wrote in an email.

A Met spokesman said that the Sackler family’s support began decades before the opioid crisis, but that the museum will be examining its gift acceptance policies. The elder Sackler owned Purdue Pharma with his brother Raymond and died in 2010.

Sitemap Federal data made public earlier this year showed that OxyContin sales grew even after the fine. Will a run by Tel Aviv’s Ron Huldai drive Meretz out of the Knesset? 30,030, This story has been shared 2,025 times. The deal, which was handled off-market and without brokers through Sackler’s LLC, Central Eight Realty, entered contract on Nov. 27 and closed on Jan. 3, according to the deed. In an email sent in 2001, he wrote that “we have to hammer on the abusers in every way possible. And in the Jewish world, there’s the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and dozens of other Sackler divisions at the school, as well as the Sackler Staircase at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript.

The Sackler family is an American and British family, many of whom are known for founding and owning the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma. The founder of Millennium Management, who is reportedly worth $6 billion, paid a record $71.2 million for the penthouse at 740 Park Avenue in 2014. The settlement calls for the family to contribute at least $3 billion in cash over time and give up control of the company. Arthur’s family, which has also given philanthropically, has distanced itself from OxyContin.). The townhouse could be a for a friend of family member, sources add. “Who is going to turn down the money? The Sackler Wing at the Met, which houses the celebrated Temple of Dendur from ancient Egypt, was funded by all three brothers.

Because the transaction occurred off-market, there’s no public listing detailing the features or interiors of 8 E. 75th St.

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