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The Soldier-Student Scholarship Campaign


The mission of the Edmonton 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 Edmonton 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 Edmonton community that highlight the achievements and expertise of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

To contact the Edmonton office, call (780) 444-0809 or the Western Region Office at (604) 257-5133 or email Western Region Director, Dina Wachtel.

News and In The Press

  • As part of Cancer Research Month, we take a look at some of the best Israeli research in the field of cancer and the scientists committed to saving lives.
  • As the country with the highest number of startups per capita in the world, Israel has truly earned its nickname, “The Startup Nation”. In just a few decades, thousands of Israeli startups have given rise to innovations in a wide range of fields, from agricultural irrigation and GPS navigation to life-saving cancer treatments. So which Israeli startups and technologies are truly changing the world? In honor of Israel’s 69th Independence Day, NoCamels highlights twelve Israeli innovations impacting the world for the better and changing lives forever.
  • Nasdaq hosted The Einstein Legacy Project (ELP) at their MarketSite in Times Square on May 1st, 2017. Mr. Ronnie Appleby, ELP Honourary Chairman, rang the Nasdaq stock market closing bell.

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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

Howard Sniderman

Chapter Contact Info

t: (780) 444-0809
e: edmonton@cfhu.org


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