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NOW HIRING: Young Family Connectors

POSITION TITLE: Young Family Connectors
REPORTS TO: UJA Director of Engagement
DATES/HOURS: Average 5-10 hours/week; time-limited position: end date – April 30, 2022
LOCATION: In and around the Greater Toronto Area

Position Summary

UJA Federation’s Julia and Hen…

Teen Spotlight: Phoebe Rotman

Combining her passion for community service, and her strong connection with her Jewish identity, Phoebe Rotman, a Grade 11 student at the York School in Toronto, is an example of the impact one teen can have on both their local and global community.

When she was 13, Phoebe participated in a…

Silber Fellowship 2021: Webinar Topics & Speakers

Webinar Topic: How to Build a Sense of Community at Camp
Speaker: Meir Balofsky, Assistant Director, Experiential Education Director at Ilan Unviersity

Meir Balofsky is originally from Toronto and moved to Israel in 2004 with his wife and three children. Meir has maintained close ties to t…

Teen Spotlight: Ilana Tulbovich

Born in Israel, Ilana moved to Canada with her family as a baby and has since lived in North York, Richmond Hill, and most recently Aurora, where less than 2% of her high school’s student body was Jewish.

“When I moved to Aurora, I lost all my Jewish friends, which made it hard to find …