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Supporting a new generation of nursing students in Bat Yam, Israel


Meet Valentina Alchimenko, one of the many students who have benefited from your generous donations to UJA. After fleeing war-torn Ukraine, Valentina arrived in Bat Yam, Israel – a UJA partner community. Thanks to a UJA-funded scholarship, she is now studying to become a nurse and help …

Sderot parties for Purim!


Check out some highlights from the Purim festivities in Sderot, one of UJA’s partner cities in Israel. Located less than a mile from the Gaza Strip, Sderot is a frequent target of rocket attacks. Although on constant alert, Sderot is a courageous and resilient community. We are so happy…

UJA professionals help deliver Kosher Meals on Wheels


There are close to 24,000 Jews living in poverty across the GTA, many of whom struggle to regularly afford kosher meals. UJA is proud to support Circle of Care, which has operated its Kosher Meals on Wheels service for 53 years. One of the largest of its kind in Canada, this vital program…

Reuven Rivlin - Toronto - Israel Bonds and UJA present: One Day


On April 2 Koolulam, the Israeli musical sensation that brings people together to share in the joy of singing, makes its Canadian debut! Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Koolulam’s Number One fan, has extended a personal invitation to join him in Toronto at this unique event. Join us an…

UJA's Global Seder 2019

 

UJA's Global Seder initiative is an opportunity to provide desperately needed assistance to Jewish people living in poverty, so they can celebrate Passover as part of the global Jewish community. For thousands of Jews in the Greater Toronto Area and in vulnerable communities in Cuba, t…