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“Cloud & Light” takes first place in Sukkahville 2014

The weather held to make Sukkahville 2014 a resounding success in raising funds and awareness around the issue of affordable housing in and for our community. The worlds of community and creativity collaborated for the cause. The eight sukkahs reflected the talents of artistic submissions fr…

Zareinu Fashion Show for children with special needs

Zareinu Fashion Show

The Zareinu Educational Centre of Metropolitan Toronto is proud to partner with the exclusive Park Hyatt Hotel in the heart of Yorkville for their 11th annual show that raises awareness and funds in support of this acclaimed school and treatment centre for children with a wide range of physi…

Canadian Jews must defend Israel, Dershowitz says

Yoni goldstein and Alan Dershowitz

Known for his strong support of Israel, Dershowitz, the renowned American lawyer, author, political commentator and retired Harvard law professor, was the featured speaker at the United Jewish Appeal’s (UJA) major gifts dinner Oct. 19, held this year at Toronto’s Ritz-Carlton hotel.

Design Competition Uses Sukkot to Shed Light on Affordable Housing Issue

In time to celebrate Sukkot, an International design competition with an A-list jury and entries from architectural firms as far as Korea, Cyprus and Mexico City is using creativity to underscore the need for more permanent, affordable housing in Toronto. The event will be taking place at Na…

UJA Federation spearheads Special Education workshop

Special education services have been part of the core function and funding of UJA Federation’s support of Jewish education for the past 50 years. For many years, UJA Federation funding for psycho-educational programs, remediation services, and social work services have been directed to JVS…