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Academy Award-winning actor receives Jake Eberts Key of Knowledge Award for his dedication to combating racism, promoting knowledge and education worldwide. Event raises $2 million for Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC).
Morgan Freeman, Academy Award-winner, humanitarian and all-around Hollywood legend was honoured with the Key of Knowledge Award at a gala reception hosted by Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The award celebrates and recognizes Freeman's relentless dedication to combating racism and promoting knowledge and education worldwide. A Celebration of Excellence honours individuals who have changed the world and impacted lives through the advancement of knowledge.
Morgan Freeman came, saw and charmed an audience at the Toronto Centre for the Arts gathered in support of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The May 6 benefit gala, hosted by the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University, raised some $2 million toward the university’s Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC).