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UJA Campaign 2018 Launch

On September 6, we launched UJA Campaign 2018 with a spectacular performance by none other than Jerry Seinfeld! Over 3,200 guests came to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts to hear the comedy legend and support UJA. It was our biggest campaign launch ever and we are so thrilled to anno…

Mayor John Tory visits UJA - August 2018

On August 8th, UJA Federation and the Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs (CIJA) – UJA's advocacy agent – welcomed Toronto Mayor John Tory for a community roundtable to discuss critical issues to the Jewish community, including affordable living for seniors and growing antisemitism. Tory …

Hezi's Story

Meet Hezi, a resident of Sderot. For the past 18 years, his home has been targeted by tens of thousands of rockets fired from terrorists in the neighbouring Gaza Strip. In 2014, Hezi's life changed forever. This is his story.

 


Over the past 69 years, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto …

UJA is fighting poverty in the Toronto Jewish community

"Poverty is systemic. Poverty is devastating. Poverty is an empty fridge. Poverty affects everyone. Poverty could be our family. Poverty is right next door." 

There are close to 25,000 people in our Toronto Jewish community who cannot afford rent, food, utilities and clothing. With our par…

Amigour provides Holocaust survivors an affordable home in Israel

UJA Federation funds numerous programs in Israel through the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). One of these programs, Amigour, provides affordable housing to seniors.  Amigour operates 57 sheltered living complexes throughout the country, most of which are occupied by Holocaust survivors.  …