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An Update on UJA’s Pandemic Response

As events unfold quickly, we wanted to keep you informed on UJA’s comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis.

This terrible virus disproportionately targets the elderly and those who have weakened immune systems. The growing economic crisis is hurting those who already struggle with po…

An Open Letter to Jewish Institutions in the Greater Toronto Area

I hope you are healthy and doing well during this very challenging time.

As a leader in our community, you play an invaluable role in strengthening Toronto Jewry. It is no coincidence that our city is home to one of the most robust and dynamic Jewish communities in the Diaspora. It is a dir…

Thank You: An Open Letter to Jewish Educators

Dear day school educators throughout the Greater Toronto Area,

As communal professionals, we know the value of Jewish education. Day schools change lives and shape communities. This simply would not be possible without our community’s extraordinary Jewish educators.
As parents of day scho…

COVID-19 Economic Relief Update for Jewish Non-Profits and Small Businesses

In light of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has announced it is proposing a temporary wage subsidy to small businesses and non-profits. We encourage all affected businesses and non-profits in our community to read this notice, and see the Government of …

Community Security Notice - COVID-19 Scam Warning

It never takes long for the unscrupulous to attempt to profit from crises. There are emerging reports of scams regarding COVID-19, including in the GTA.

These scams will evolve over time, but some of the scams that appear to currently be operating are:

  • People going door-to-door to sell C…