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.
Hebrew U's Dr. Zohar Kerem on CTV Morning Live, talking about The Mediterranean Diet - Feb. 22, 2017Dr. Zoham Kerem, internationally acclaimed professor from the Faculty of Agriculture at the Hebrew University, was recently in Winnipeg and Ottawa discussing and revealing many of the nutritional aspects and secrets hidden in olive oil and wine, as well as their role in the renowned Mediterranean Diet. He stopped by CTV Morning Live to share some of his insights into The Mediterranean Diet.
Hebrew University researchers describe how infectious bacteria sense they’re attached to intestinal cells and remodel their gene expression to exploit our cells and colonize our gut
In both groups, recreational sun exposure, black hair-dye use, a history of hospitalization for infection, and having a first-degree relative with a blood cancer were associated with B-NHL. Each group had unique risk factors too.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem looks back at a year of milestones and achievements. Join us as we celebrate exciting developments in research, teaching, and campus life that took place in 2016!