Stories

Connecting local Jewish and Israeli teens to their community

#JLife is a program that connects and engages local Jewish and Israeli teens (aged 12-16) with their community and helps them to develop a strengthened sense of belonging. Through the development of meaningful programs and an emphasis on leadership, Jewish identity, and Israeli culture, the …

Fostering hope and resilience in Sderot

Sderot is a small but growing city of 25,000 people just one kilometer from Gaza. For almost two decades, it has been victim to tens of thousands of rockets fired from terrorists, including close to 500 this week alone. The connection between Sderot and the Toronto Jewish Community is built …

After the rockets: Hope and resilience in Sderot

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

In the past few days, those living along the border with Gaza have suffered through the worst barrage of rocket attacks in years. While a ceasefire is now in effect, the results have been devastating. There has been loss o…

Community Vigil – Monday, October 29 – 7:00 p.m. Mel Lastman Square

 

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, its advocacy agent, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), and many other Jewish organizations - including B’nai BrithFriends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC), the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the Toronto Boa…

Today's Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA)'s statement on today's shooting in Pittsburgh Synagogue

UJA Federation and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) are shocked and saddened by the loss of life and injuries resulting from this morn…