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 University, California Researchers Reach New Understanding Of Why Anti-Cancer Therapy Stops Working At A Specific StageResearchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and in California have achieved a breakthrough in understanding how and why a promising anti-cancer therapy has failed to achieve hoped-for success in killing tumor cells. Their work could lead to new insights into overcoming this impasse.
Legendary American actress, director, singer, producer, composer, philanthropist and activist Barbra Streisand received an honorary doctor of philosophy degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem today. The ceremony took place at 4 p.m. on the Mount Scopus campus, during the 76th Hebrew University International Board of Governors Meeting.
Local philanthropist and writer, David Bruce Smith is set to receive an honorary fellowship from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the university's 76th International Board of Governors meeting and annual convocation on June 17 in Jerusalem.
Hebrew University Professor Top Kaye Award Winner For Research Towards Solution Of Bee Colony Collapse DisorderResearch leading towards a solution to the problem of colony collapse disorder (CCD) -- a world-wide syndrome of bee disappearance inflicting losses of an estimated $35 billion annually in the US alone -- has earned a Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor first prize in this year’s Kaye Awards for Innovation. The awards will be presented on June 18 during the 76th meeting of the Hebrew University Board of Governors.