Our Mission

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University

We provide direct funding support for the educational and research goals of Tel Aviv University, Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning, facilitated by enhanced public awareness of the University’s achievements and programming through the development of a strong local network of support.

Our mission is to increase local awareness of Tel Aviv University’s global excellence in academic and research programs, and reunite alumni and past attendees living in Canada..

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Fighting Corona – TAU Joins the War on Corona

As the Corona pandemic spreads globally, TAU has rallied to fight the disease

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Who is building Israel’s future? YOU ARE…

by supporting the next generation of students at Tel Aviv University.

Every contribution to this Campaign will go towards full or partial scholarships for talented students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

It’s often said that Israel’s greatest natural resource is the brain-power of its people — but the skills needed for leadership don’t just happen. They are carefully shaped and nourished by a first-rate education.

That’s why TAU graduates and faculty can be found at the helm of Israel’s leading companies, in the top echelons of public service, and on the cutting edge of science and technology.

And why your contribution today will have such an important impact on tomorrow, helping to forge the leaders of the next generation.

In the Media

Dr. Tali Ilovitsh

Ultrasound And Microbubbles: An Unusual Approach To Fighting Cancer

An international research team, leaded by Dr. Tali Ilovitsh from the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tel Aviv University, developed a noninvasive technology platform for gene delivery into cancer cells (breast cancer).


TAU to establish ‘first of its kind’ epidemic research center

Tel Aviv University announced plans to establish a new multidisciplinary epidemic research center on Wednesday, describing the new facility as the first of its kind worldwide….


Coronavirus explained: 22 questions with epidemiologist guiding Israeli response

Prof Yehuda Carmeli on how exactly the virus is transmitted, why it’s so contagious, whether Israel has the right strategy, how long we’ll be fighting it…



Tel Aviv University researchers discover a non-breathing living animal

Life science researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have stumbled upon a non-breathing animal, challenging current understanding of the animal world, according to a study published …


Join us! We need you!

  • Providing you with the opportunity of your lifetime to work for one of the finest universities in the world!

  • As part of a global network of friends associations, CFTAU facilitates academic and research partnerships between Canada and Israel as well as scholarships, research support, student and faculty exchanges and recruitment of Canadian students to participate in the TAU International Program.


An Experimental Drug for Alzheimer’s May Help Children with Autism

written on August 05, 2020
Tel Aviv University Researchers Discover Alzheimer’s-Like Traits in Autistic Child’s Brain An extensive international study led by Tel Aviv University, headed by Prof. Illana Gozes of the Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, found deposits of the tau protein typically found in Alzheimer’s patients in tissues taken from the po…


2020 Oral Pathology Campaign – Annual GALA

August 20, 2020

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University (CFTAU) has launched a nationwide campaign in support of the Oral Pathology Department at Tel Aviv University’s (TAU) Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine. This joint effort aims to raise funds for urgently needed renovations and to purchase the required technical equipment to up-grade the oral pathology lab. This will allow students and researchers to expand on their great work with the latest technology available.


TAU Alumni lead The Marker’s 40 Under 40 list

written on September 18, 2019
The Marker magazine has published its list of 40 most influential people under 40 in Israel for 2019, and the TAU Alumni community has 12 entries – more than any other university! Our 12 influencers are: Ayelet Perlstein, Counselor for Israel in the IDB Invest at Inter-American Development Bank, alumna of the Coller School of Management Areen…

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