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 iniative 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 parnerships between Canada and Isreal.
A step toward development of drugs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's
Brojde Lab, home of Israel's only Nanoscribe system, demonstrates revolutionary new technology by building world's tiniest hanukkiah.
Today, on December 3rd, Giving Tuesday comes to Canada! It is a new Canadian movement for giving, taking place each year and CFHU is participating. Support the CFHU Student Scholarship Fund!
Haaretz Article on IMRIC Researchers: "Israeli Scientists Discover Substance That May Fend Off Alzheimer's, Aging"Israeli researchers at The Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) at Hebrew U say a new material they are developing that inhibits the aging process could prevent degenerative diseases without affecting lifespan.