Stories

Supporting JDC's life-changing work in Moldova

UJA Federation is proud to support the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a Jewish humanitarian group which has aided the world's neediest Jews for over a century. JDC currently operates in 70 countries, including Moldova – a small nation nestled between Romania and Uk…

Remembering Martin Prosserman

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto extends its deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the Prosserman Family on the recent passing of Martin Prosserman z”l.

Martin was a beloved figure in Toronto’s Jewish community and someone whose dedication, passion and commitment to the values and …

Women's Philanthropy thanks past and present leaders

This week, over 70 people joined us to honour and thank Aryella Weisz, our outgoing Women’s Philanthropy Chair, and her 2018 executive committee. We also welcomed Leslie Richmond, the incoming 2019 Women’s Philanthropy Chair, and her 2019 executive committee. It was a moving evening de…

26 things only Jewish summer camp alumni would know

We asked directors from Jewish summer camps to share what they consider to be the most memorable camp experiences!

1. An hour at camp felt like a week in the city

They say (or maybe I say) that an hour at camp feels like a week in the city. The bonds built at camp cannot be replicated an…

The power of unity

by Adam Minsky, President & CEO, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

I cannot think of a more beautiful or powerful expression of UJA’s mission to bring the community together than what took place last night, when almost two thousand members of Toronto’s Jewish community came together in …