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Community Update: UJA’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Our entire community, along with much of the world, has been impacted by the pandemic. Jewish day schools have cancelled in-person classes and shifted to online learning. Our JCCs have closed. Many synagogues have ended in-person services, particularly following the Ontario Chief Medical Off…

Important Community Update on COVID-19 Pandemic

An Important Community Update on COVID-19 Pandemic

Earlier today, the Government of Ontario declared a state of emergency in the province. As a result of this declaration and its associated orders, core institutions (shuls, schools, daycares), businesses (e.g. kosher restaurants), and event…

Mobilizing Our Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Every year, UJA’s Global Seder raises funds to help vulnerable Jews, locally and globally, to celebrate Passover in dignity.

But this year is unlike any other year, which is why we have expanded our Global Seder and are mobilizing our entire community to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Message on COVID-19 from UJA's President & CEO Adam Minsky

Our community, along with the entire world, is gripped by the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. While Canada has seen few cases relative to other countries, health authorities warn that the numbers will climb in the coming days. They have asked Canadians to act now to protect public health, knowin…

Community Update on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is offering ongoing updates to our community. Our goal is to facilitate a coordinated approach to maintaining a safe environment at Jewish institutions, ensuring the continued vibrancy of Jewish life in our city during this…