Stories

Ontario’s Jewish History in Numbers

The collections of the Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre (OJA) contain thousands of stories that continue to impact our understanding of Ontario’s Jewish history.

Here are some interesting facts about what can be found at the OJA:

Learn more about UJA’s Ont…

UJA's Walk with Israel by the numbers

UJA’s Walk with Israel exactly one month away. The annual community event is now in its 49th year. We wanted to share some of the exciting things that happened at last years’ Walk.  Learn about the event, and register today – it’s an event you don’t want to miss.

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A Note to Community - April 23, 2018

UJA Federation and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) are shocked and saddened by the loss of life and injuries resulting from today’s senseless act of violence on Yonge Street in North York.

Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathies are with the victims, their families, …

UJA's Yom Ha'Atzmaut Blue & White Birthday Bash by the numbers

After months of planning, UJA was thrilled to celebrate Israel's 70th birthday with our community at the Blue & White Birthday Bash on Thursday, April 20, 2018. Here is a peek at some of the numbers behind this amazing "mesiba" (we can hardly think of a better use for 600 bottles of wine …

Resilience through education: UJA invests in STEM programs in Sderot

Known as “The Start-Up Nation”, Israel relies on its thriving, high-tech economy. Providing the next generation of Israelis with access to quality STEM education will help propel further innovation in the Jewish State and ensure a strong economic future. In focusing our efforts on Sderot…