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UJA Federation's STEM initiative takes Sderot students to Science Camp

Close to 60 high school students from Sderot – a UJA Federation partner community - recently took part in a three-day residential science camp in Be’er Sheva.

The students – boy and girls – study at local religious high schools in Sderot.

“We conducted all kinds of experiment…

Community gathers to Celebrate UJA’s Women’s Philanthropy

Each year our community comes together to acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of two very special women; women committed to the future of Jewish life in Toronto, Israel and across the Jewish world.

This year, May 27th was no exception as Alison Himel, the outgoing Chair of UJA’s Women…

UJA Federation Campaign Chairs Visit Eilat-Eilot

Last month, UJA Federation volunteers and campaign canvassers visited Toronto’s partnership communities of Eilat and Eilot, as part of United Jewish Appeal’s week long Campaign Chairs’ Journey to Israel.

Face the Music Toronto Offers A Night of Great Music, and For a Good Cause

On Thursday, June 4, United Jewish Appeal of Greater Toronto’s Community Connect (COCO) will launch a new charity fundraiser called FACE THE MUSIC, made possible by the commitment and talents of an impressive cadre of COCO’s young volunteers.

Proceeds from the event will be directed t…

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…