What we do

UJA Federation's Investment in Eilat

UJA’s partnership in Eilat and the neighbouring rural Eilot area was established to create a fundamental demographic change in the region, through the development of multifaceted employment and educational opportunities. Investments are made in the following areas:

  • Higher educati…

Camp Szarvas: Developing Leaders, Transforming Jewish Europe

UJA is proud to support a summer camp in Hungary called Szarvas. Every year UJA allocates $546,000 to JDC, which stands for Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and helps Jews around the world. JDC funds Szarvas where every summer - 1,700 children and teens from more than 30 countries go…

The Weekender

This summer over 180 kids will have the chance to experience Jewish overnight for free thanks to an initiative called the Weekender.  Supported by UJA's Silber Family Centre For Jewish Camping it allows first time campers a chance to try a weekend at 3 Jewish overnight camps for free!

How One Trip to Israel Changed this Young Person's Life

In an environment where being Jewish is a choice, inspiring young generations to embrace Jewish life is one of UJA Federation's priorities. Hear how Michelle found her Jewish self through Birthright Israel.

PJ Library Goes to Camp

This week, PJ Goes to Camp began its “summer tour” with a day full of fun camp activities for kids. PJ Goes to Camp is a partnership program between UJA Federation’s Silber Family Centre for Jewish Camping and PJ Library, that gives families with children between ages 5-8 years the…