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Remembering Mel Finkelstein z”l

A towering figure in Toronto’s Jewish education system

Last month, the Toronto Jewish Community lost an outstanding leader and remarkable human being. Mel Finkelstein was a former Chair of the Board of Jewish Education, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and was a devoted and passionate ch…

Toronto - The Most Zionist Community in the World

"THE MOST ZIONIST IN THE WORLD": THE JEWISH COMMUNITY THAT DEFEATED BDS

Itamar Eichner, Toronto Published in YNET: 05.06.19, 19:02

Translated from Hebrew version - https://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-5520737,00.html#autoplay

"Israel is the heart and soul of Canadian Jewry in general …

Update from Israel: New elections in September

Last night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government, which he had until midnight to do following his election one month ago. This has resulted in the calling of a new election which is scheduled for September 17th. 

Our UJA Federation partner, J…

Walk with Israel 2019

The 50th annual UJA Walk with Israel is only five days away and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate our community’s bond with Israel on this historic milestone.  This year, in honour of the anniversary, the Walk is moving back north to the heart of the Jewish community, starting at…

Update on deadly rocket fire in Israel



A vehicle that sustained a direct hit from a rocket near Yad Mordechai in southern Israel. (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

It has been a horrifying Shabbat and weekend in Israel. The south of the country has been under an incessant barrage of rocket fire since Saturday morning…