Advances in Structured Operator Theory and Related Areas

Volume 237 of the series Operator Theory: Advances and Applications pp 9-10


Leonia Lerer and My First Visit to Israel

  • H. BartAffiliated withEconometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam Email author 

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In 1981, my wife Greetje and I went to Israel for the first time. I was to attend the Toeplitz Memorial Conference in Tel-Aviv organized by Israel Gohberg. But before going there we went to Haifa. There, at the Technion, I gave my very first lecture in Israel. The topic was ‘New methods for solving integral equations’. Leonia Lerer was our host. We had already met him before during one of his visits to Amsterdam.