American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) was founded in 1925 by the American businessman and philanthropist, Felix M. Warburg. A national, not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization headquartered in New York City, AFHU raises awareness of and support for The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s research powerhouse and most comprehensive institution of higher learning. Through the philanthropic leadership of American Friends from coast to coast, AFHU helps the university to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, build teaching and research facilities, provide scholarships and fellowships, and advance basic and applied research in myriad vital fields.