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Canadians Honoured at the 79th Board of Governors Conference

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79th Board of Governors Meeting

At the recently held 79th Board of Governors Meeting of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, several distinguished Canadians were honoured and many scholarships were given from Canadian donors to worthy Hebrew University student recipients.

Highlights included the annual Canadian awards evening and seven Special Canadian dedications which took place to honour individuals who have contributed generously to Hebrew University over the years, including: Joseph Lebovic was conferred with an Honourary Doctorate; Harley Mintz was bestowed with an Honourary Fellowship and the Brettler Mintz FoundationDorothy Nadolny, and Stephen Fichman were honoured at the Wall of Life.

As well, two special dedication ceremonies took place at IMRIC, the ceremony dedicating the Herbert & Dorothy Nadolny Cardio-Metabolic Disease Research Hub and the ceremony dedicating the Fichman Family Fund at the Faculty of Medicine. Anna Brojde and her family hosted a luncheon at the Peter Brojde Centre for Innovative Engineering and Computer Science. Gail Asper hosted a L'chaim where she presented scholarships to students participating in international study abroad placements from The Asper Centre for Entrepreneurship.

Honourary Doctorate Recipient, Joseph Lebovic:

  • Click here for Joseph's bio and details about his committment to Hebrew University.
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Joseph Lebovic

 

Honourary Fellowship Recipient, Harley Mintz:

Bernard Shuster - Fellowship
 

Canadian Awards Dinner

The annual Canadian Awards Dinner was hosted by Murray Palay, CFHU National Chair, where we paid tribute to Canadian honourees as well as awarding scholarships. 

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BoG 2016 - Canadian Dinner

During the evening the following scholarship awards were given to deserving Hebrew University students.

  • IMRIC Scholarship Awards - Scholarship Awards at the Peter Brojde Centre for Innovative Engineering and Computer Science

Also awarded were the Ph.D Prizes in Excellence, each Prize matched by the Hebrew University giving each recipient a substantial award that can be of significant assistance in his or her studies or research.  Prizes awarded included:

  • The Stephen and Irene Lipper Prize in Jewish Studies
  • Stephen Robert z"l Memorial Prize in International Relations
  • The Alan Brown z"l Memorial Prize in Environmental Studies
  • The Maurice and Faye Kaufman z"l Memorial Prize
  • The Johanna Friedlander z"l Memorial Prize
  • The Toronto Alumni and Friends Prize in Cancer Research at IMRIC

 

Wall of Life Honourees:

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  • Brettler Mintz Foundation. Click here for their bio and award details.

Brettler Mintz - Wall of Life

  • Dorothy NadolnyClick here for their bio and award details. 

Dorothy Nadolny - Wall of Life

  • Dr. Stephen FichmanClick here for his bio and award details.

Stephen Fichman - Wall of Life

 

Dedication Ceremony - Herbert & Dorothy Nadolny Cardio-Metabolic Disease Research Hub at IMRIC

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The Dedication of the Herbert & Dorothy Nadolny Cardio-Metabolic Disease Research Hub at IMRIC

 

Dedication Ceremony - The Fichman Family Fund at the Faculty of Medicine

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The Dedication of the Fichman Family Fund at the Faculty of Medicine

 

Presentation of the Asper Scholarship Awards with Gail Asper at The Asper Centre for Entrepreneurship

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Presentation of The Asper Scholarship Awards

 

The Brojde family hosted a luncheon showcasing the Peter Brojde Centre for Innovative Engineering and Computer Science.

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Brojde - luncheon

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