Stories & Videos

CIJA: First 6 Months of 2017

CIJA works every day to combat antisemitism and make our community safer. By building coalitions with other communities, mobilizing Jewish Canadians to take action throughout online advocacy campaigns, and providing security support to Jewish institutions, CIJA empowers the Canadian Jewish c…

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 education in…

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 t…

The Weekender

Do you want your kids to have an amazing experience next summer? Registration is now open for The Weekender! Supported by UJA's Silber Family Centre For Jewish Camping, The Weekender gives first time campers the chance to try a weekend at one of three Jewish overnight camps for free!

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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.