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What’s in a pi?
Mathematics

What’s in a pi?

March 14h is International Pi Day. Why do we celebrate it? Is pi still relevant 4,000 years after being discovered? And is peach pie better than cherry? What’s the best kind of pie? And what’s the perfect crust-to-filling ratio? Mankind has been struggling with these questions...

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New blood test could detect genetic disorders during first trimester
Medicine & Health

New blood test could detect genetic disorders during first trimester

Test could map the fetal genome and detect innumerable diseases caused by minuscule impairments, Tel Aviv University researchers say Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new blood test for genetic disorders that may allow parents to learn about the health of their baby as early as 11...

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Cannabis to treat cancer? Israeli scientist thinks so
Medicine & Health

Cannabis to treat cancer? Israeli scientist thinks so

(CJN article) from March 5, 2019 “Cannabis and some of its derivative compounds have been shown to relieve the symptoms of cancer and some side effects of cancer treatment, but an Israeli scientist is researching the plant’s potential as an actual therapy. Dan Peer, chair of the Tel Aviv Cancer...

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EVENTS 2019

2019 CFTAU Golf Classic with Kevin Pillar and Friends
June | 27 | 2019

2019 CFTAU Golf Classic with Kevin Pillar and Friends

  2019 CFTAU Golf Classic with Kevin Pillar and Friends     REGISTER HERE TODAY!   or call Karen at 416.787.9930 x 101   Thursday, June 27, 2019! Copper Creek Golf Course 11191 ON-27, Kleinburg, ON   Evening program hosted by Sportscaster Dan Shulman, Sportsnet/ESPN     GOLF...

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2019 Board of Governors
May | 15 - 19 | 2019

2019 Board of Governors

After a record-breaking attendance at the 2018 Board of Governors, TAU is striving to bring an even more exceptional program to the 2019 Board of Governors meeting with a brilliant slate of speakers and events, including     A debut performance by Maestro Lahav Shani, Director Designate...

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Cannabis Revolution in Cancer Treatment
February | 26 | 2019

Cannabis Revolution in Cancer Treatment

  Thank you for joining us for an exclusive and informative evening with world-renowned Professor Dan Peer, Ph.D., in support of cancer research at Tel Aviv University on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Support TAU’s medical research with a gift today or with a legacy here! Help TAU researchers...

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ALUMNI STORIES

TAU alum will head Bank of Israel
Alumni News

TAU alum will head Bank of Israel

Prof. Amir Yaron, leading Israeli finance expert and Tel Aviv University graduate, is the next governor of the Bank of Israel Today the Israeli government approved the nomination of Prof. Amir Yaron, a graduate of Tel Aviv University, for...

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First TAU Alumni meeting in Germany
Alumni News

First TAU Alumni meeting in Germany

Tel Aviv University alumni living in Germany gathered together for a first networking event that took place as part of the Berlin Science Week The Tel Aviv University alumni organization has set itself the goal of reconnecting with alumni who live...

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Calcalist’s 2018 list of 100 most influential people led by Tel Aviv University alumni
Alumni News

Calcalist’s 2018 list of 100 most influential people led by Tel Aviv University alumni

We carefully examined the entire list, and out of the 72 Israelis ranked, we found 23 Tel Aviv University alumni, more than any other university in Israel. Meet the most influential Tel Aviv University alumni for 2018, according to Calcalist magazine:   Lieutenant...

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Jobs and Opportunities!

DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL PROGRAMS & DEVELOPMENT

(Ontario & Western Canada)

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THE IDEAl CANDIDATE!

High-energy and proactive, the ideal candidate will be a self-starter who takes pride in exceptional quality of work, achieving goals, and having a reputation as a strong performer. The successful candidate will be a quick learner who is comfortable with a fast-paced environment. A strong planner with exceptional time management and organizational skills, the Director of Annual Programs & Development will be consistent, detail-oriented, and calm under pressure.

Possessing initiative, curiosity and strong follow through, the Director will be tenacious about uncovering prospects and connections to build our prospect pipeline. The ideal candidate will have experience in donor strategy, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, as well as generalist experience in other areas of fundraising including but not limited to event management.

The Director will have confidence, polish, and a high level of professionalism. The new incumbent will have a strong knowledge and understanding of the philanthropic environment in Toronto, and previous experience working with donors in the Jewish community.

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

(Ottawa, Quebec & Atlantic Canada)

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ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and deploy a comprehensive and sustainable fundraising program to identify, cultivate, and secure gifts and steward donors to Tel Aviv University (TAU) through CFTAU. Fundraising initiatives must include major, planned and annual giving programs, philanthropic grants, considering TAU’s current Global Capital Campaign.
  • While securing gifts in support of TAU, increase public understanding of CFTAU’s mission to acquire financial support for its programs and TAU projects as established by the Executive Director, CFTAU’s Regional Board of Directors and the University.
  • Play a critical role in developing relationships on behalf of the University and in creating and fostering a philanthropic culture with the Association’s different constituents, including Young Professionals and TAU Alumni.
  • Create awareness of TAU presence in the region – doing so will require strong fundraising and alumni relations and event planning to develop the role as the primary resource development liaison of TAU and CFTAU.

Ready for a new challenge? Download the full job description and contact info here!

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BOARD- AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS

(Ontario & Western Canada)

We are seeking Board and Committee Members

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University (Ontario & Western Canada) is recruiting volunteers to fill a limited number of positions on its
Board of Directors and Board Committees.

The search is focused on candidates with business, medicine/science, technology and/or fundraising expertise.

Applicants from all communities in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia are welcome!

People who have a connection to Tel Aviv University are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications are available here

Submit applications to:

Stephen Adler
CFTAU Ontario & Western Canada
3130 Bathurst Street, Suite, 214
Toronto, ON M6A 2A1

For more information on Tel Aviv University, visit https://english.tau.ac.il/

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CFTAU Ontario & Western Canada
3130 Bathurst Street, Suite, 214, Toronto, ON | M6A 2A1 | Phone: 416.787.9930
Email: toronto@cftau.ca

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6900 Boulevard Décarie, Suite 3480, Montreal, QC | H3X 2T8 | Phone: 514.344.3417
Email: montreal@cftau.ca

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