From it's founding in 1925, the Hebrew University and Winnipeg have been linked, when Winnipeg’s own Max Steinkopf attended the official opening in Israel. In 1948, the Winnipeg Chapter of the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University was formed and has been thriving ever since. Over 100 Winnipeg students have attended the Rothberg International School describing it as "being the experience of a lifetime".
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17 Israeli children and 3 coaches came to Winnipeg from March 12 - 19 to be immersed in Canadian hockey. They are students at the Canada Israel Hockey School in Metulla, sponsored by Sidney Greenberg of Astral Media. This group comprised Jewish, Arab and Druze boys from across the northern Galilee and Golan Heights ranging in grades 4 - 9. The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Chapter of Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University co-ordinated their visit. They trained and skated at the MTS Iceplex, stayed with families of students of Brock Corydon School, and spent time as a typical Winnipeg child would.
Summer 2013 Courses and Programs at Hebrew University - Travel, Adventure, and World-Class Learning!The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is one of the top 100 universities of the world, situated in one of the most amazing cities in the world, and offering special summer programs and courses taught in English with fully transferable credits.
Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (CFHU) are hoping their contest will bring out Canadians’ inner Albert Einstein.