Stories

UJA Stands United with Sri Lanka in the Aftermath of Tragedy

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is overwhelmed by the desecration of the Easter holiday in Sri Lanka, by the murder and wounding of hundreds of innocent worshippers, tourists, and other victims, and by the destruction wrought by hatred and violence.

“We stand united with our Sri Lankan …

Supporting JDC's life-changing work in Moldova

UJA Federation is proud to support the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a Jewish humanitarian group which has aided the world's neediest Jews for over a century. JDC currently operates in 70 countries, including Moldova – a small nation nestled between Romania and Uk…

Remembering Martin Prosserman

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto extends its deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Prosserman Family on the recent passing of Martin Prosserman z”l.

Martin was a beloved figure in Toronto’s Jewish community and someone whose dedication, passion and commitment to the values and …

Women's Philanthropy thanks past and present leaders

This week, over 70 people joined us to honour and thank Aryella Weisz, our outgoing Women’s Philanthropy Chair, and her 2018 executive committee. We also welcomed Leslie Richmond, the incoming 2019 Women’s Philanthropy Chair, and her 2019 executive committee. It was a moving evening de…

26 things only Jewish summer camp alumni would know

We asked directors from Jewish summer camps to share what they consider to be the most memorable camp experiences!

1. An hour at camp felt like a week in the city

They say (or maybe I say) that an hour at camp feels like a week in the city. The bonds built at camp cannot be replicated an…