Stories

The Antidote to Stigma: Our Language and A Core Value of Feeling Good

If you’re dealing with mental health challenges, please know that you’re not alone. Many in our community are struggling and UJA’s network of social service agencies, staffed by caring professionals, is providing many with the tools and support needed to get through this difficult time…

Israeli Schulich Leader Inspires Women to Pursue Careers in STEM

Roni Yanoos understood from a young age that being a woman in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) was not easy. As a student at Jerusalem’s elite Mae Boyar High School, she excelled in her studies. Many of her female peers were just as capable. Yet few of them chose to enroll i…

Israeli Schulich Leader Revolutionizes Online Shopping

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is proud to partner with the Schulich Foundation to support excellence in STEM research in Canada and Israel. Through this series, we will be highlighting some of the exceptional Schulich Leaders in Israel who make up the next generation of entrepreneurial-m…

UJA Federation Announces New Board Leadership

(TORONTO – December 10, 2020) UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is pleased to announce the election of its new Board of Directors. Senator Linda Frum has been elected Chair of the Board, Jeffrey Rosenthal has been elected Vice-Chair, and Ariella Rohringer will serve as Treasurer. Warren Ki…

Urgent Reminder: Fire Safety During Hanukkah



During Hanukkah, there is a heightened risk of tragedy as community members light candles in their homes.

Here are eight ways of ensuring you have a safe Hanukkah celebration:

  1. Never leave a lit Hanukkiah unattended. Fires can start quickly and spread fast, so always ensure at least one…