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Cross-Canada PJ Library Program Inspires Kids


Last Sunday, more than 125 PJ Library families across Canada gathered online for the first-ever nationwide PJ Library & PJ Our Way virtual program. The event was organized and hosted by PJ Library managers from Atlantic Canada, Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Winnipeg.


Teen Spotlight: Eli Sol

From Jewish day school, to Jewish summer camp, to his involvement with his synagogue, Jewish communal life has always been an integral part of Eli’s life. Currently in Grade 11, Eli’s impressive breadth of Jewish experiences and leadership roles are seemingly only the beginning for this …

NOW HIRING: Young Family Connectors

POSITION TITLE: Young Family Connectors
REPORTS TO: UJA Director of Engagement
DATES/HOURS: Average 5-10 hours/week; time-limited position: end date – April 30, 2022
LOCATION: In and around the Greater Toronto Area

Position Summary

UJA Federation’s Julia and Hen…

Teen Spotlight: Phoebe Rotman

Combining her passion for community service, and her strong connection with her Jewish identity, Phoebe Rotman, a Grade 11 student at the York School in Toronto, is an example of the impact one teen can have on both their local and global community.

When she was 13, Phoebe participated in a…

Silber Fellowship 2021: Webinar Topics & Speakers

Webinar Topic: How to Build a Sense of Community at Camp
Speaker: Meir Balofsky, Assistant Director, Experiential Education Director at Ilan Unviersity

Meir Balofsky is originally from Toronto and moved to Israel in 2004 with his wife and three children. Meir has maintained close ties to t…