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Jewish Doctors Urge Community: Stay Home on Passover

This week, Kol HaCovid Toronto Jewish Community COVID-19 Task Force issued an urgent statement calling on community members to exercise strict physical distancing to protect lives during Passover.

Kol HaCovid, which consists of dozens of Toronto’s top Jewish medical professionals, warned…

Ontario’s Finance Minister Applauds UJA’s Volunteer Mobilization Effort

UJA’s advocacy agent, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), has been engaging governments to highlight the important work being undertaken by Jewish Federations and the agencies they support in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. In recently announcing financial measures to supp…

An Update for Jewish Institutions in the Greater Toronto Area

I hope you are healthy and well at this very difficult time. We at UJA Federation, with our partners, are doing everything we can to strengthen the resilience of our community in the face of this crisis.

The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have launched an extensive range…

An Update on UJA’s Pandemic Response

As events unfold quickly, we wanted to keep you informed on UJA’s comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis.

This terrible virus disproportionately targets the elderly and those who have weakened immune systems. The growing economic crisis is hurting those who already struggle with po…

An Open Letter to Jewish Institutions in the Greater Toronto Area

I hope you are healthy and doing well during this very challenging time.

As a leader in our community, you play an invaluable role in strengthening Toronto Jewry. It is no coincidence that our city is home to one of the most robust and dynamic Jewish communities in the Diaspora. It is a dir…