Calgary Chapter

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The mission of the Calgary Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University is:

  • To develop and promote awareness, leadership and financial support for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • To raise awareness in the Calgary community of the activities, programs and research of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and encourage the involvement of lay leaders
  • To raise funds in support of the activities, programs and research of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • To encourage, recruit and assist qualified Canadian students who wish to participate in academic programs at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • To encourage the development of academic ties between Canadian universities and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • To offer quality educational programs to the Calgary community that highlight the achievements and expertise of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

News and In The Press

  • Today is the International Day of Happiness, marking the 6th year after being first celebrated on March 20, 2013. To help understand what exactly constitutes ad happiness and what makes it eternal, a study was undertaken to shed some light on the unrealistic expectations that many people have about their own feelings, said lead researcher Maya Tamir, Ph.D., a psychology professor at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • An international team of neuroscientists and researchers, including those from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, have discovered a basic molecular mechanism that sheds light on the disease process underlying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
  • A new British organization has created an incredible tool that should fascinate anyone remotely interested in European Jewish culture: an interactive map of all of the continent’s 3,318 synagogues.

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CFHU is dedicated to supporting IMRIC through direct funding and by developing key collaborative medical research partnerships between Canada
and Israel.

Chapter Board

Cheryl Baron

Chapter Contact Info

CFHU Western Region Office
950 West 41st Avenue, Suite 204
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2N7
t: (403) 297-0605
f: (403) 253-1944


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