Brian Current Winner of $50,000 Azrieli Commissioning Competition

For Immediate Release, September 10, 2015 … The Azrieli Music Project (AMP) is proud to announce that Brian Current is the winner of the inaugural Azrieli Commissioning Competition, a $50,000 prize for a new work of orchestral Jewish Music of 15 to 25 minutes duration, by a Canadian composer.

Call for Proposals Announced – Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Israel Science Foundation (ISF), the Azrieli Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announce the third launch of the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program.

Interview with Aaron Jay Kernis

American composer Aaron Jay Kernis is one of the youngest composers ever to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and was winner of the coveted 2002 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

Azrieli Foundation Pledges $5 Million to Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada

For Immediate Release — The iconic Azrieli name, which is attached to so many Jewish and Israel-based programs and organizations, is now proudly connected to the Birthright Israel Foundation of Canada (BRIFC) thanks to a $5 million pledged gift from the Azrieli Foundation.

David J. Azrieli z”l

It is with deep sadness that we announce that David J. Azrieli, C.M., C.Q., M.Arch., visionary builder, developer and businessman, community leader, philanthropist and devoted Zionist, died peacefully today surrounded by his family in his country house in Ivry-sur-le-Lac, Quebec. He was 92.

Azrieli Foundation Partners with Federal Government in $15 Million Investment in Fragile X and Autism Research in Canada

Together with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the Azrieli Foundation announced today an increased funding commitment to the Azrieli Neurodevelopmental Research Program bringing its total investment to $15 million.