About Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University
Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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 initiative 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 partnerships between Canada and Israel.
Please click here to view our 2011 Annual Report
The Canadian Centres at Hebrew University
The Canadian Centres at Hebrew University foster learning in the following areas: Entrepreneurship, Innovative Engineering and Computer Science, East-Asian Studies, Canadian Studies, and Patient-Centred Medicine. These centres, generously established by Canadian donors, continue to have great impact in research and education at the Hebrew University.
Board of Governors Meetings at Hebrew U
The Annual Hebrew University Board of Governors meetings takes place each June in Jerusalem. Click here for highlights of the 75th annual BoG.
Honorary Doctorates - Canadian Recipients
The Hebrew University awards honorary degrees to persons who have distinguished themselves by academic or creative achievement, who have rendered outstanding service to the University, or whose activities have been of notable benefit to humanity, the State of Israel, or the Jewish people.
|Professor Janice Gross Stein||2012|
|Ronald Appleby Q.C||2009|
|A. Ephraim Diamond||2005|
|Professor Natalie Zemon Davis||2000|
|Prime Minister Jean Chretien||2000|
|Dr. Gerald Halbert||1994|
|Morris J. Wosk||1989|
|Dr. Ralph Halbert||1984|
|Dr. Judah H. Quastel||1970|