From it's founding in 1925, the Hebrew University and Winnipeg have been linked, when Winnipeg’s own Max Steinkopf attended the official opening in Israel. In 1948, the Winnipeg Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University was formed and has been thriving ever since. Over 100 Winnipeg students have attended the Rothberg International School describing it as "being the experience of a lifetime".
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CFHU Conference Call: Former Shin Bet Head Carmi Gillon “How Sony Could Have Been Saved From Cyber Attacks and Why Israel Should Get Rid Of Occupied Territories As Soon As Possible”Carmi Gillon, the former head of the Shin Bet (Israel’s Internal General Security Service) from 1994 – 1996, spoke for the Winnipeg Chapter of Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University on Tuesday, January 13th.
The Rothberg International School is facing one of the biggest financial hurdles of its existence. Canada has made a commitment to raise $200,000 toward this unexpected financial challenge. Rothberg needs your help NOW to withstand this crisis.
The Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University would like to congratulate the Asper Family on the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. This important new institution will inspire generations to come, and is a stunning new landmark in the Winnipeg skyline.