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Jewish Free Loan Toronto: Making miracles happen since 1924

 

Jewish Free Loan Toronto was founded in 1924. Bertha Sklar, a former employee during the early 1940s, when it was called Hebrew Free Loan, recalls the social and financial challenges that the Jewish community of Toronto faced during those difficult times, and how the agency was able to…

Happy Chanukah from UJA

At this time of year, we are especially grateful for the community’s support. Our donors are making real miracles happen for those in greatest need, like Irina and her daughter, Leah.

 

For them, and for thousands of people in the Jewish community who need assistance, your support hel…

JDC: Helping those in need this Chanukah

There are over 100,000 Jews living in desperate conditions in countries like Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. These are some of the poorest Jews in the world, struggling to survive on pensions as little as $2 a day. Often, they must make the grim choice between heat, food or medicine.  

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UJA-supported Alma program provides life changing opportunities to women

Your donation to UJA Federation helps fund numerous life changing programs in Israel. Through the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), one of the programs we support is Alma, a pre-army academy for young women.  This leadership program helps women develop their self esteem and confidence throug…

Creating affordability & increasing enrolment

The TanenbaumCHAT success story


UJA Federation, with the support of our incredibly generous donors, funds North America’s largest Jewish day school subsidy system, which every year supports 2,300 students from families with financial needs. In addition, over the past couple of years we wo…