The ancient city of Jerusalem has entered a thriving era of modernization, with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the forefront. In a country with the most startups per capita, our students, faculty, and alumni continue to ignite innovation in Israel and across the world.
Our Role in Israeli Innovation
Our research has led to over 130 commercialized ventures, nearly 9,000 patents, and over 2,800 inventions. Our breakthroughs offer solutions to the world’s most pressing issues, from global security to food shortages and curing diseases. The Hebrew University has been at the helm of the world’s most enterprising startups, including Mobileye and Briefcam. The past century has been remarkable, but the best is yet to come.
When you donate to the American Friends of the Hebrew University, you unlock endless possibilities in Jerusalem and beyond.
Founded in 1925, AFHU is a national, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, headquartered in New York City. We connect the passions of Americans to the talent at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world’s most distinguished academic and research institutions. Collectively, its students, faculty, and alumni have won eight Nobel Prizes, developed treatments for diseases, and ignited innovation that has led to more than 8,900 patents.
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