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Jewish Toronto fills Mel Lastman Square for Yom Ha'atzmaut festivities


Approximately 5,000 enthusiastic lovers of Israel filled Toronto’s Mel Lastman Square on Tuesday, April 20 to celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel's 62nd birthday.

Those on hand, many carrying Israeli flags, enjoyed great music, including a live concert featuring Jaffa Road -- 2010 Juno nominee…

Seymour Schulich donates $2 million for groundbreaking Israeli school techn

Project funded through UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

Teachers and students in more than 400 Israeli classrooms will soon be thinking smart thanks to a visionary $2 million donation from Toronto philanthropist Seymour Schulich toward a futuristic education program in Israel. The exciting p…

New Jewish Family & Child offices open their doors UJA Federation creates n

By Daniel Horowitz-- On Monday, April 12 the new and drastically improved offices of Jewish Family & Child (JF&CS) opened their doors for the first time, making life for Toronto’s Jewish families in need more convenient and accessible than ever before.

Spread out over approximately 15,000 s…

Jewish Federations of North America to sponsor Holocaust Memorial Day showi

The Jewish Federations of North America has announced its sponsorship of a new PBS Masterpiece Classic production of The Diary of Anne Frank.

The two-hour PBS show will be broadcast on April 11, 2010 (Holocaust Memorial Day). This production represents the most accurate adaptation ever made o…

UJA Walk with Israel 2010 to benefit the children of Bat Yam

Annual event takes to the streets of Toronto on Sunday, May 30th

By Daniel Horowitz--It’s hard to believe, but United Jewish Appeal’s annual Walk with Israel is about to turn 42, and will again turn the streets of Toronto into a veritable sea of blue and white on Sunday, May 30th.

By takin…