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Sam Hershenhorn, 91, prepares for his 48th consecutive UJA Walk with Israel

While most nonagenarians could be excused for wanting to put their feet up and take their “golden years” easy, 91-year-old Sam Hershenhorn continues, as he has done for the past 47 years, to put his feet to much better use.

Since the inception of UJA Federation’s signature event, th…

Remembering the Six Million

UJA’s Neuberger Centre’s Community Holocaust Commemoration program filled Adath Israel Congregation on Sunday, April 23, with approximately 800 people on hand to commemorate the 6 million victims of the Shoah. The audience included Holocaust survivors and their families; Toronto Mayor Jo…

Using Lego to build a relationship between students in Eilat and Toronto

By Dr. Amy Platt

Grade 5 students at Toronto’s Bialik Hebrew Day School have engaged in a tremendous challenge; one that has them integrating their thinking and skills about science, the environment, robotics, math, social responsibility, collaboration and problem solving. As if this wa…

TanenbaumCHAT tuition cut is an important first step

By Adam Minsky--Jewish tradition reminds us that even at moments of great joy we must temper our excitement with a reality check and consider the broader implications. At the Passover seder we spill drops of wine in commemoration of the devastation wrought by plagues, during the joy of the h…

The Kimel Family Education Centre: A dynamic hub of Jewish learning

A total of $15 million in gifts from two exceptionally generous donors which will result in a dramatic and groundbreaking reduction in tuitions for TanenbaumCHAT students from nearly $28,000 to $18,500 includes the consolidation of the school’s northern campus at the Kimel Family Education…