Stories

UJA Hope for Haiti Relief Fund reaches $1,000,000

Israeli organizations playing major role in relief efforts

By Daniel Horowitz--Responding to the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc on the Caribbean nation of Haiti on Tuesday, January 12, IsraAID, an Israeli-based search and rescue team supported by United Jewish Appeal of Greater T…

There's always "Room for One More"

By Leigh Brown -- When you need to drive your young child to a medical appointment or to visit relatives, it’s a no-brainer for most of us. But, what is a simple task to us isn’t necessarily the case for children under the care of Jewish Family and Child (JF&CS).

Countless children under …

High school students offered a head start

By Sally Szuster--High school students readying for their first year of post-secondary education now have a unique opportunity to explore their personal relationship with Israel and prepare for the challenges of campus life.

Students in their final two years of high school can sign up for a s…

An unlikely reunion after sixty years

By Daniel Horowitz - Television has been referred to as a “vast wasteland”. But for 84-year-old Torontonian and Holocaust survivor Gerda Frieberg, television recently served as a portal into her past.

It was 5 a.m. when Gerda, a past chair of Canadian Jewish Congress Ontario Region, a me…