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Precautionary Measures Related to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

A Message to Jewish Institutions in the Greater Toronto Area

In light of the potential spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in our city, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto is offering the following information to facilitate a coordinated approach to maintaining a safe environment at Jewis…

What's Happening in the GTA: An Update from UJA's Security Director

The rise of vicious, antisemitic violence south of the border—most recently in the New York City area—requires more than condolences and condemnations. It calls for concrete action to defend Jews from this dangerous trend.

Having dedicated my career to protecting Canadians—as a soldie…

UJA-Funded Program Delivers Financial Aid to Israeli Terror Victims

Over the past two days, terrorists in Gaza have launched over 300 rockets into Israel. The barrage has hit numerous cities, including Sderot, Ashkelon, Ashdod, and Tel Aviv, injuring dozens and sending hundreds of thousands into bomb shelters.

Dozens of Israelis have been injured. Homes a…

An Extraordinary Volunteer - An Inspiring Legacy

“You can’t imagine what it’s like to see thousands and thousands of Jewish people, with their Canadian and their Israeli flags, walk through this city, all for the people of the Jewish state. It fills my heart with such joy.”
- Sam Hershenhorn, 2016

Sam Hershenhorn was keenly devote…

Today's antisemitic attack in Halle, Germany

We are horrified by the brazen, antisemitic attack on a synagogue and a Turkish restaurant in Halle, Germany, on Yom Kippur. We are deeply saddened that two innocent people have been murdered and several others wounded. We pray for the victims and their families.

UJA Community Security has …