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Living As Pioneers – Naomi Azrieli

Naomi Azrieli Chair and CEO of the Azrieli Foundation   Posted: 03/09/2013 12:37 am EST  Updated: 05/09/2013 5:12 am EDT Research into the workings of the human brain has been described as the “last frontier of science” and, especially in recent years, neuroscientists
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Naomi Azrieli announces new funding for Israeli Fellowship program

  Exclusive: Azrieli Foundation to double university fellows program By NIV ELIS, Lidar Gravé-Lazi 11/20/2014 The Azrieli Foundation plans to expand its university fellowship program in Israel, more than doubling its financial commitment as well as the number and scope
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Breaking new ground at the Azrieli School of Architecture

Azrieli Foundation donates 50 million ILS for new architecture building at Tel Aviv University On May 23rd, Tel Aviv University and the Azrieli Foundation will break ground on a new building which will catapult the Azrieli School of Architecture into one
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Bringing Holocaust Survivors in from the Cold

The Azrieli Foundation is supporting Holocaust survivors living in poverty in Toronto.

Montreal International Music Competition (CMIM)

The Azrieli Foundation provides $50,000 for a career development grant named in honour of Joseph Rouleau.     

Call for Submissions for Canada’s Largest Prize for Classical Music Composition

For immediate release – March 7, 2017 Following the triumphant inaugural launch of the Azrieli Music Prizes in 2014, the Azrieli Foundation is again searching for composers to receive two substantial prizes: The Azrieli Commissions for Jewish Music – $50,000
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Azrieli Foundation makes a visionary gift of $10 million to CIFAR

CIFAR announced a historic $10 million gift from The Azrieli Foundation at a special event Thursday night, June 9, 2016, at Koerner Hall in Toronto. The gift is the largest CIFAR has received from a philanthropic foundation in its history.
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Scientists Generate a New Type of Human Stem Cell That Has Half a Genome

The Azrieli Foundation is pleased to share news of a breakthrough discovery of a new type of human stem cells through work done at the Azrieli Centre for Stem Cells and Genetic Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; the
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Azrieli Foundation donates $5 million for dropout prevention

Words and images from the original post in Canadian Jewish News A little-known non-profit organization that’s having a remarkable impact in lowering Quebec’s school dropout rate is $5 million richer today in part because many decades ago, a Jewish boy
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