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UJA's Yom Ha'Atzmaut Blue & White Birthday Bash by the numbers

After months of planning, UJA was thrilled to celebrate Israel's 70th birthday with our community at the Blue & White Birthday Bash on Thursday, April 20, 2018. Here is a peek at some of the numbers behind this amazing "mesiba" (we can hardly think of a better use for 600 bottles of wine …

Resilience through education: UJA invests in STEM programs in Sderot

Known as “The Start-Up Nation”, Israel relies on its thriving, high-tech economy. Providing the next generation of Israelis with access to quality STEM education will help propel further innovation in the Jewish State and ensure a strong economic future. In focusing our efforts on Sderot…

Raise Toronto Giving Day for Jewish Day Schools

For one hundred years, Jewish day school education has shaped the face of Toronto Jewry into what it is today – one of the world’s strongest Jewish communities.

Our schools range in religious affiliation, demographics and Jewish philosophy. Despite any differences, our day schools…

UJA responds to Jewish poverty with Global Seder to Fight Hunger

For thousands of Jews in Toronto and around the world, poverty and hunger will define the way they celebrate Passover this year. In response, UJA has launched an annual initiative called Global Seder to Fight Hunger. Money raised from UJA's Global Seder to fight hunger ensures that Jews li…

UJA Partnership with Bat Yam helps residents celebrate Passover


As soon as this year’s Purim celebrations wrapped up, a Passover food drive was launched in Bat Yam, a partner community of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

More than 2,000 Mishloach manot filled with holiday goodies were generously donated and distributed by volunteers as young…