Canadian Friends of Bar-Ilan University (CFBIU) plays a vital role in providing direct funding support for Bar-Ilan University (BIU), Israel’s second largest and fastest growing academic institution. Founded in Ramat Gan in 1955, BIU is one of the largest public research universities in Israel with nearly 21,000 students from across the world.
Uniquely combining cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary, scientific research with an education steeped in Jewish values, Bar-Ilan prepares its students to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
A scientific powerhouse, and Israel’s leader in crucial areas such as renewable energy, electrical engineering, and artificial intelligence, Bar-Ilan is helping lead the way to a brighter future for Israelis, Diaspora Jewry and all of humanity
When you support Bar-Ilan, you support a Stronger Israel!.
Bar-Ilan University is committed to educating the next generation of Zionists in Israel. Through our mandatory Jewish Studies curriculum, the only one of its kind in Israeli universities, we ensure that every student graduates with a full appreciation of Jewish culture, history and heritage.
Students are provided with the joys and passions of living meaningful Jewish lives, with the aim of creating Israeli citizens who are increasingly dedicated to the future of the Jewish homeland.
UNIQUELY COUPLED WITH SECULAR ACADEMICS – JEWISH HERITAGE IS NOT JUST A SUBJECT AT BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY. IT’S A WAY OF LIFE!
“It’s not enough to be up-to-date, you have to be up-to-tomorrow”
- David Ben-Gurion
Board of Directors
Lowell Schrieder, Director Marketing & Communications/Interim CEO
Harold Spring, President