CFHU is focused on developing collaborations between Canada and Israel in areas that are important to both countries, donors, partners, institutions and those in need of Financial support to perform cutting-edge work.

A large part of CFHU’s mission is to create partnerships between Canadian and Israeli researchers and faculty at leading educational institutions. These collaborations have led to countless breakthroughs in a number of areas including medicine, agriculture, science, and business. Beyond striving to make breakthroughs that impact the university’s global standing, these joint projects have applications that change the lives of people across the globe.

University of Toronto - Hebrew University

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO-HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM RESEARCH & INNOVATION ALLIANCE

Building upon a long and positive relationship between the two universities, this Alliance enables global, interdisciplinary research and academic relationships and collaborations between leading researchers and their teams from the University of Toronto and the Hebrew University. Read more…

OICR-IMRIC-SHEBA PANCREATIC RESEARCH PROJECT

Researchers at the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Sheba Medical Center in Israel and at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) in Canada will work together to uncover the molecular landscape of pancreatic cancer and the underlying pathways that are driving the disease. Read more…

THE ASPER INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM ON ISRAELI LAW AND SOCIETY

Originally a partnership between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Manitoba Law School, this program continues to expand. The three-week course is now offered to law students across Canada. In 2019, students from the University of Calgary, Osgoode Hall Law School, McGill University and l’Université de Montréal joined U of M students in Jerusalem. Read more…

Autism Collaboration

THE JERUSALEM ONTARIO AUTISM DEVELOPMENT AND INTERVENTION (JOADI) COLLABORATIVE

A collaboration between The Autism Centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Holland Bloorview in Toronto and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

Three studies are included in the project:

  • Pediatric Autism Research Cohort seeking to map the natural course of autism with an exploration of child and family factors;
  • Social ABC’s, evaluating the efficacy and feasibility of an evidence- based, parent –mediated intervention for toddlers;
  • and synchrony studies comparing behavioral and biological markers between normal and autistic children.

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Hebrew U - Peter A. Allard School of Law

THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY-UBC LAW PROFESSOR EXCHANGE

Established in 2010, the Faculty Exchange Program offers professors from the Allard School of the Law at the University of British Columbia and the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem the opportunity to conduct a course or seminar overseas. With the aim of fostering academic and research collaboration, both Faculties host an exchange professor, enriching students with international instruction and giving professors the opportunity to collaborate globally. Since the program began, 18 visiting professors have been hosted. Read more…