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Today's antisemitic attack in Halle, Germany

We are horrified by the brazen, antisemitic attack on a synagogue and a Turkish restaurant in Halle, Germany, on Yom Kippur. We are deeply saddened that two innocent people have been murdered and several others wounded. We pray for the victims and their families.

UJA Community Security has …

Thoughts for Yom Kippur


Sometimes a chance encounter with a stranger can offer a unique window not only into who we are, but also who we can be for others.

Last month, I was in Moscow for the first time for an intensive three days of meetings and briefings with Jewish community leaders from Russia and around the…

Adam Minsky in the CJN: Protecting What Matters Most

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Adam Minsky

President and CEO, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

 

Editor Yoni Goldstein’s latest column (Shul security has become a year-round concern) is a stark reminder of how much has changed since the horrific attacks on shuls in Pittsburgh and Poway, Ca…

Press Release: UJA Federation and CIJA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 12, 2019

Press Release: UJA Federation and CIJA Commend Enhancements to Toronto’s Neighbourhood Community Officer Program


Toronto, ON – Today, Chief of Police Mark Saunders announced measures to strengthen Toronto Police Service’s Neighbourhood Communi…

If You Will It, Herzl Will Teach Chicago

Article originally published September 8, 2019 on Yediot Ahronot , translated from Hebrew

 

The Herzl School in Chicago is the only one in the world in which none of its students are Jewish or Israeli, most of them are African-Americans who admire the State’s Visionary and see him …