In recognition of our outstanding Canadian contributors toward the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada (IMRIC) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

These individuals have risen to the challenge in support of biomedical research breakthroughs that will save and improve lives the world over.


The Morris Justein Family Research Tower at IMRIC, Ein Kerem

Morris Justein, Toronto, ON

Morris Justein was born in 1922 in Hoscta, Ukraine/Poland. He studied accounting in Rovno, Ukraine. In 1941, when Germany invaded, he left with...

The Henry and Sylvia Waks Family Floor at IMRIC, Ein Kerem

Henry and Sylvia Waks Family Foundation

Sylvia and Henry Waks loved to be together. Through 57 years of marriage, they not only lived and raised children together, but loved to travel...


IMRIC M.Sc. and Ph.D. Research Scholarships

Lenny Shapiro, Calgary, AB

Lenny Shapiro is a long-time supporter of Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University and particularly students at the Hebrew University. He has...


The Hon. Jerry and Carole Grafstein Network for Cancer Research at IMIRC

The Hon. Jerry and Carole Grafstein, Toronto, ON

Toronto lawyer and former senator The Hon. Jerry Grafstein has contributed greatly toward democracy and combating anti-Semitism. In 1961, Jerry...