Montréal Chapter

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The Montreal Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University was established under the leadership of the late Allan Bronfman. Through fundraising efforts and promotion of the Hebrew University’s programs, facilitating academic exchange and furthering Canada-Israel relations, the Montreal Chapter has played an integral role in the University’s growth and development. Bi-annually, fundraising dinners are held to honour outstanding Montrealers; Paul Desmarais. Edward J. Winant, Marcelle and Jean Coutu, J. Stephen Lipper, Roslyn and Harvey Wolfe, and L. Jacques Ménard to name a few.

To contact the Montreal office, call (514) 932-2133 or send us an email.

Le Chapitre de Montréal des Amis Canadiens de l’Université Hébraïque fut établit sous la direction de M. Allan Bronfman. Grâce aux efforts de collecte de fonds et de la promotion des programmes de l'Université Hébraïque de Jérusalem, tout en facilitant les échanges universitaires et favoriser les relations Canada-Israël, le chapitre de Montréal a joué un rôle essentiel dans la croissance et le développement de l'Université. Semestriellement, des diners de financement sont organisées pour honorer des Montréalais exceptionnels; Paul Desmarais, Edward J. Winant, Marcelle et Jean Coutu, J. Stephen Lipper, Roslyn et Harvey Wolfe, et L. Jacques Ménard pour n'en nommer que quelques-uns.

Pour contacter le bureau de Montréal, composez le (514) 932-2133 ou envoyez-nous un courriel a


News and In The Press

  • Now that Canada’s much-anticipated legalization of cannabis has officially taken effect (as of Oct. 17, 2018), it’s worth noting Hebrew University’s seminal role in the development of medical marijuana.
  • As much of the world debates how to address marijuana use, the vast majority of American states have legalized it or allow it for medical purposes. Global pharmaceutical companies and hospitals seeking effective treatments using cannabis should look to Professor Raphael Mechoulam, a scientist at Hebrew University. Mechoulam, a pioneer in the field, was the first to isolate, analyze and synthesize the major psychoactive and non-psychoactive compounds in cannabis and has developed a number of revolutionary marijuana-related treatments.
  • Students will combine academic study with volunteer program through Tevel B’Tzedek’s veteran Israeli social justice program in Nepali villages.

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CFHU is dedicated to supporting IMRIC through direct funding and by developing key collaborative medical research partnerships between Canada
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Chapter Board

Ari Brojde

Chapter Contact Info

1310 Greene Avenue, Suite 720
Montréal, Quebec
H3Z 2B2
t: (514) 932-2133


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