Montréal Chapter

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The Montreal Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University was established under the leadership of the late Allan Bronfman. Through fundraising efforts and promotion of the Hebrew University’s programs, facilitating academic exchange and furthering Canada-Israel relations, the Montreal Chapter has played an integral role in the University’s growth and development. Bi-annually, fundraising dinners are held to honour outstanding Montrealers; Paul Desmarais. Edward J. Winant, Marcelle and Jean Coutu, J. Stephen Lipper, Roslyn and Harvey Wolfe, and L. Jacques Ménard to name a few.

To contact the Montreal office, call (514) 932-2133 or send us an email.

Le Chapitre de Montréal des Amis Canadiens de l’Université Hébraïque fut établit sous la direction de M. Allan Bronfman. Grâce aux efforts de collecte de fonds et de la promotion des programmes de l'Université Hébraïque de Jérusalem, tout en facilitant les échanges universitaires et favoriser les relations Canada-Israël, le chapitre de Montréal a joué un rôle essentiel dans la croissance et le développement de l'Université. Semestriellement, des diners de financement sont organisées pour honorer des Montréalais exceptionnels; Paul Desmarais, Edward J. Winant, Marcelle et Jean Coutu, J. Stephen Lipper, Roslyn et Harvey Wolfe, et L. Jacques Ménard pour n'en nommer que quelques-uns.

Pour contacter le bureau de Montréal, composez le (514) 932-2133 ou envoyez-nous un courriel a


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Chapter Board

Ari Brojde

Chapter Contact Info

1310 Greene Avenue, Suite 720
Montréal, Quebec
H3Z 2B2
t: (514) 932-2133


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