Stories

Why Your Vote is Important


The municipal elections are just three days away and it is very important that members of the Jewish community vote on Monday, October 25, 2010 for the candidates of their choice.  By voting, elected leaders will recognize our collective voice as a Jewish community on vital issues that affe…

Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Jeff Garlin headlines UJA celebration


Tickets to October 27th event at Royal York Hotel are going fast

By Daniel Horowitz--“A Frenchman, an Irishman and a Jew are walking through the desert. The Frenchman says ‘I’m so tired; I must have a glass of wine.’ The Irishman says ‘I’m so tired, I’m so thirsty, I must have a g…

From Moscow to Toronto: "The Trip Was a Real Gift"


October 14, 2010 / 6 Cheshvan 5771

Five young participants from the Jewish Agency's "Kochav Nolad" (A Star is Born) project in Moscow performed in Canada this summer as guests of the Toronto Jewish community.

Kochav Nolad is a song and dance troupe modeled after the Israeli reality television…

March of the Living prepares to change more lives in 2011


Annual Jewish identity program supported by United Jewish Appeal Campaign

By Daniel Horowitz--Rarely does one have the opportunity to not only learn about history, but to actually enter into it. However, for participants of the annual March of the Living, each of whom shares unforgettable mem…

Telethon volunteers come together to create one Super Week


On Sunday, September 12, close to 300 committed community volunteers gathered in the Lipa Green Centre’s Tamari Family Hall, in support of United Jewish Appeal’s 2011 Campaign.  It was a Super Sunday indeed, with over $1.5 million raised.

During the subsequent Super Week – Monday throu…