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PRESS RELEASE: CIJA and UJA Condemn Antisemitic Vandalism in North York

For Immediate Release 

February 20, 2017
TORONTO, ON – In response to the discovery of hate-inspired vandalism inside an apartment building in North York, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto issued the following:

“We are al…

Professional Development program leads to collaboration and innovation

By Raquel Binder--On February 15 and 16, over 750 Jewish Day and supplemental school educators, youth group professionals, and community leaders gathered for a ground breaking, city-wide professional development opportunity organized in partnership by UJA’s Israel Engagement, Beit Hatfutso…

Incoming UJA Chairs take fact-finding mission to Israel

By Laura Kindler--What began, on February 6, as a fact-finding mission for Incoming United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Campaign Chairs Jack Frieberg and Lori Rosenthal, as well as the Chair of UJA’s Women’s Philanthropy, Carol Grubert, ended, on February 9, as a heart-warming journey into the li…

UJA's Israel Wildfire Emergency Campaign Report

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For the last 68 years, United Jewish Appeal has been a leader in strengthening Israel and its people. We have worked in collaboration with municipalities, private foundations, philanthropists and government organizations creating solution-based strategies to make real chang…

UJA Federation Israel Engagement Mission celebrates a decade of ShinShinim

By Raquel Binder--In late January, 55 of Toronto’s leading Jewish community professionals and lay leaders landed in Israel for the annual UJA Israel Engagement Mission. The mission - focused on the selection of UJA’s Israel Engagement ShinShinim for 2017/2018 - looked back on celebrating…