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Toronto Family makes good on promise to help Israel by walking on May 18th

The haunting, unforgettable opening to Norman Jewison's 1971 production of Fiddler on the Roof has Tevye explaining the importance of tradition, and what is expected of the people in his village of Anatevka.

Toronto's Kroft family has a tradition of its own, and it's a vital one that will…

Jewish Toronto honours community leaders Ted and Elizabeth Sokolsky

By Dan Horowitz--Some 250 members of the GTA’s Jewish community made their way to Vaughan’s Joseph & Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus on Sunday evening to honour Ted and Elizabeth Sokolsky for their years of dedicated service on behalf of Toronto’s Jewish community.

The event, c…

Record number of shuls take part in UJA Federation’s Shabbat Itanu

By Dan Horowitz-- UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s inclusion initiative Itanu Toronto was born from the belief that a community should always welcome and include people with special needs.  

After all, social inclusion reflects values that are inherent to Jewish Life: Derech Eretz (…

UJA of Greater Toronto Nepal Emergency Relief Fund

United Jewish Appeal of Greater Toronto has established an emergency relief fund to help save lives and provide support for victims of this heartbreaking tragedy.

This Victoria Day you have a choice: UJA's Run or Walk with Israel

By Dan Horowitz--It’s incredible what can develop from a simple conversation between friends.

A couple of years ago, while Sam Mizrahi was co-chairing UJA’s Walk with Israel, his friend and self-described “weekend runner” Jordan Korenzvit suggested that if there was a way to run o…