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To get you up to speed, here are some quick facts on Bar-Ilan University and the Canadian Friends of Bar-Ilan University.
- Bar-Ilan was founded in 1955 and is located in Ramat-Gan in the Tel-Aviv metropolis
- Canadian Friends of Bar-Ilan University was founded in the 1960’s and is dedicated to support and fundraise for the University
- There are 10 faculties in the University:
- The Faculties of Jewish Studies
- The Azrieli Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee
- The Faculty of Law
- The Faculty of Social Sciences
- The Faculty of Exact Sciences
- The Alexander Kofkin Faculty of Engineering
- The Faculty of Life Sciences
- The Faculty of Humanities
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Advanced Torah Studies
- Currently there are over 17,000 students attending the University.
- Bar-Ilan University is the only University in Israel that set a goal of bringing in 100 scientists in the next 10 years and absorbing them as faculty.
- The new dean of the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine is Prof. Karl Skorecki, formerly a Torontonian!