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Shana Tova from our family to yours

On Sunday, September 17 UJA and CIJA - UJA's advocacy arm - hosted a Rosh Hashanah lunch for 140 vulnerable members of the community. It was a chance to raise awareness about poverty in the Jewish community. It was also to allow those living in poverty a chance to celebrate the holidays …

UJA’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund: An Update

Since UJA Federation of Greater Toronto established its Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund on Monday in response to this calamity, conditions continue to become more dire for the people living on the Gulf Coast of Texas, including much of Houston’s Jewish community. “Recovery like this — it …

Global Children’s Book Program Helps GTA Parents Pass on Jewish Values

Across the U.S. and Canada, PJ Library® strengthens Jewish engagement 

A newly-released national survey commissioned by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and conducted by Informing Change, an external evaluation form, finds that PJ Library plays an important role in shaping the lives of J…

JAFI Positions on Western Wall Agreement and Conversion Bill

In response to the Knesset vote on Sunday, June 23 regarding the Western Wall agreement, below is the response released by the Chairman of UJA Federation's overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), Natan Sharansky: 

“As Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel, and on be…

Toronto Rises Up for Jewish Education

On June 20th at 12:00 pm noon Toronto Jewish Day Schools from across the religious spectrum kicked off a united and unprecedented 24 hour Giving Day for Jewish day school education. Nine participating schools rallied the Toronto community to donate to Jewish education and raise Toronto.

A…