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Update: Suspect Arrested in Allen/Eglinton Firearm Incident

Dear Community Members,

We are pleased to share the news that Toronto Police Service has arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a report of an armed individual in the Allen/Eglinton area. More details may be found here.

In a separate, unrelated investigation, police also arreste…

Israeli Schulich Leader Co-Founds MedTech Startup

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…

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The Jewish Foundation Selected as the Toronto Partner for the LIFE & LEGACY Program

 

The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto has been selected to partner with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s LIFE & LEGACY® initiative. This partnership will ensure the long-term affordability and sus…

CIJA Update: New Ontario Government Regulations on Social Gatherings.

On September 17th, the Government of Ontario announced changes to the rules governing social gatherings in Toronto, Ottawa and Peel Region.

Does this impact High Holiday Services?

No. The number of people allowed to gather for religious services or ceremonies is not changed by the new rule…

Gaining Perspective: Reflections on Rosh Hashanah

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Our life is the single greatest work of art we will ever make,” wrote Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. “On Rosh Hashanah, we step back from our life like an artist stepping back from his or her canvas, seeing what needs changing for the painting to be complete.”