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Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (CFHU), founded in 1944 by Canadian philanthropist Allan Bronfman, promotes awareness, leadership and financial support for The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

CFHU facilitates academic and research partnerships between Canada and Israel as well as establishing scholarships, supporting research, cultivating student and faculty exchanges and recruiting Canadian students to attend the Rothberg International School.  CFHU has chapters in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.

In 2008 CFHU undertook a major fundraising iniative to raise 50M for the Institute for Medical Research Israel - Canada (IMRIC) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University  is dedicated to supporting IMRIC through direct funding and by being the catalyst in developing key collaborative medical research parnerships between Canada and Isreal.

News

  • Members of CFHU’s first Cannabis Mission to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem got an in-depth look at the intersection of agriculture, research, business and society, associated to the plant with the longest history of cultivation by man.
  • The Canadian Friends (CFHU) is celebrating Hebrew University’s 100th Anniversary by showcasing our exceptional Canadian alumni. For Chanukah, we are featuring eight of our fabulous graduates for the eight nights of Chanukah!
  • Hebrew U and CFHU express our heartfelt condolences to the Halbert Family on the passing of Dr. Ralph Halbert
  • A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology by Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s School of Business Administration Professor Shoham Choshen-Hillel, and her colleagues Alex Shaw at the University of Chicago and Eugene Caruso at UCLA, suggests that in public situations when bosses are concerned with appearing impartial, they often act with bias against their friends.

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CFHU is dedicated to supporting IMRIC through direct funding and by developing key collaborative medical research partnerships between Canada
and Israel.
www.imric.org

National Board of Directors

Chair
Monette Malewski

Immediate Past Chair
Murray Palay

President & CEO
Rami Kleinmann
rkleinmann@cfhu.org

Executive Vice President
Merle Goldman
mgoldman@cfhu.org

Chapter Contact Info

4950 Yonge Street
Suite 1202
Toronto, Ontario
M2N 6K1
t: (416) 485-8000
1-888-HEBREW-U
f: (416) 485-8565
e: info@cfhu.org

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