For over 62 years, the Toronto Chapter has been fulfilling its mission to develop an awareness of the Hebrew University, to financially support the University and to encourage involvement in our many programs and projects. Because of the dedication of so many, we have been able to support the Hebrew University as it strives to meet the ever-increasing needs of its students and programs. Our Board of Directors annually plans many interesting lectures, programs and activities for the community and welcomes your input and involvement. For more information, please call the Toronto office at (416) 485-8000 or send us an email. Click here for more information about Toronto Alumni & Friends.
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News and In The Press
404 people, most wearing white wigs and moustaches, set a world record Tuesday for the largest group dressed as Einstein.
The Next Einstein” Competition Sets New GUINNESS WORLD RECORD For “Largest Gathering Of Albert Einstein Lookalikes” At MaRS Discovery District With VIPs In Tow“The Next Einstein” has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD title for The Largest Gathering of Albert Einstein Lookalikes. The attempt was organized by Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University (CFHU) to support the launch of “The Next Einstein”, an online competition which searches for the next genius idea that can change the world for the better.
62% of school-age children and 85% of pregnant women have low iodine intakes. “High risk of impaired neurological development of the fetus in Israel”. Ministry of Health supported research effort; now, eradicating iodine deficiency will require government funding and legislation, and a government-regulated program of salt or food iodization