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UJA Federation’s twinned city wins tender for Renewable Energy Centre


By Daniel Horowitz--Over 20 years ago, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto recognized that the socio-economic gaps emerging between central Israel and its geographic frontier were one of the country’s most critical strategic challenges. In 1988, UJA took the bold step of creating a partnersh…

Celebrating the power of Jewish women


By Daniel Horowitz--Approximately 300 caring, committed and visionary Jewish women of all ages recently celebrated the work of United Jewish Appeal’s Women’s Philanthropy at the annual Lion of Judah Luncheon.

Women’s Philanthropy, chaired by Sarena Koschitzky, continues to play a pivota…

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…