Stories

Family gift to Tomorrow Campaign honours memory of art lover

Family gift to Tomorrow Campaign honours memory of art lover
Sylvia Dzialoszynski Waks Rotunda will be gateway to new Koffler Centre

By Daniel Horowitz--While most typical Jewish mothers would be perfectly satisfied to spend the winter months poolside in Florida, Sylvia Dzialoszynski Waks z”…

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…