WINNIPEG - CFHU Launch Of The Albert Einstein Foundation - October 26, 2016
On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the Winnipeg chapter of Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem hosted a reception at the Italian restaurant Teo’s & Mano A Mano, launching The Albert Einstein Foundation (AEF) in the presence of distinguished supporters and community members. The event, chaired by Dr. Robyn Gertenstein, was kicked off by inspirational words from CFHU National Chair of the Board, Winnipeg’s own Murray Palay. Guest speaker was Mr. Jeff Martin, Co-Chair, International Executive Committee, Albert Einstein Foundation, who showcased to the guests his wonderful genius and humour while talking about innovative vision in technology and global philanthropy.
The Albert Einstein Foundation is part of The Hebrew University’s family of institutions, centers and friends organizations. It has been 100 years since Hebrew University founder Albert Einstein created the General Theory of Relativity. To honour his intellect and vision, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to whom Einstein bequeathed his estate in 1955, is embarking on a number of global initiatives through the Albert Einstein Foundation, aimed to inspire a new generation of scientists, leaders and humanitarians to draw upon Einstein’s exemplary spirit and bring fresh thinking to the problems facing our world.