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JFNA presents General Assembly 2018

Kite arson. Fire balloons. Rockets. Mortars. Israel is a tough place to live. At this GA, you’ll get the inside view on what it takes to keep it secure. The Jewish Federations have been Israel’s partner from its very inception. We have been there to help them build the Jewish homeland …

Building resilience through education in Sderot

In the last few days, the people of Sderot have been victim to more than 180 rockets from Gaza. UJA Federation, with the support of its donors, has been working with the city and local leaders for more than a decade to develop and fund programs which strengthen the city and its people. Thi…

Rockets rain down on Sderot again

For the past 18 years, the people of Sderot have been the target of tens of thousands of rockets fired from terrorists in Gaza, including 180 in the past 24 hours alone. These rockets have caused deaths, gruesome injuries, significant damage to homes and property, and psychological distress.…

CIJA is fighting back against antisemitism in Canada

The Jewish community is the most targeted group in Canada when it comes to hate crimes.  As the advocacy agent of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, the Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs (CIJA) works to improve the quality of Jewish life in the GTA and across Canada by combatting antisemit…

Do your teens need volunteer hours?

This past year, 80 Jewish teens from across the GTA participated in The Jewish Teen Board of Greater Toronto (JTB).  Throughout the year-long program, the teens developed incredible leadership skills, learned practical applications of Jewish values and GAINED 40 VOLUNTEER HOURS! 

Last mon…