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The Book of Life celebrates addition of 19 new personal tales

By Dan Horowitz--The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto, UJA Federation’s planned gift and endowment arm, recently celebrated its 12th Annual Book of Life event honouring 19 new stories to a wrapt audience at Beth Emeth Synagogue. The new personal tales brings the Book of Life’s impres…

Hillel of Greater Toronto receives prestigious award

By Dan Horowitz- The inaugural Hillel International: Global Assembly took place this week in Orlando, Florida, and Hillel of Greater Toronto, was named the recipient of the  prestigious Israel Education and Engagement award.

The award is presented to the Hillel that demonstrates excellen…

Mitzvah Project Planned by Teens Brings Chanukah Joy to GTA Seniors

Photo Credit: Jody Kamen

On Sunday December 7th, and with Chanukah just around the corner, participants of the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto’s B'nai Tzedek Teen Philanthropy program had the opportunity to learn how to make latkes and applesauce from noted cookbook author, Norene

New faces introduced at UJA’s Annual General Meeting

By Daniel Horowitz--It’s been said that change is good.

And last week, The Lipa Green Centre on Sherman Campus was abuzz with changes aplenty as UJA Federation held its Annual General Meeting, celebrating the successes – and contemplating the challenges – of 2013/2014.

Morris Zba…

UJA Federation establishes fund for family of Howard Rothman

By Daniel Horowitz --Tuesday’s horrific attack on Jerusalem’s Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue, where Palestinian terrorists killed four Jewish worshippers and injured five more, has profoundly, tragically and permanently affected the lives of a man who grew up in Jewish Toronto, and his fam…