Stories

INSIDE UJA: The Power of Generosity

In conversation with Angela Feldman

As we approach the end of 2022—and UJA’s 2022 Annual Campaign—we sat down with Campaign Co-Chair Angela Feldman to discuss Jewish Toronto, what she’s learned from her experience as Co-Chair, and more.

What amazes you about the Toronto Jewish comm…

Meet UJA’s Vice President of Jewish Education and Engagement

Yael Bendat-Appell has years of experience as a Jewish educator in day schools and summer camps in both Canada and the US. It’s this extensive knowledge, alongside her passion for Jewish living, that she brings to UJA as Vice President of Jewish Education and Engagement. Yael spoke with UJ…

INSIDE UJA: The Jewish Community We’re Building For The Next Generation

In conversation with Richard Diamond

We recently sat down with longtime community leader and 2022 Annual Campaign Co-Chair Richard Diamond about his gratitude to be part of our Toronto Jewish community, and the responsibility we carry to both past and future generations.

What are some of t…

IT’S A MITZVAH TO ASK AND IT’S A MITZVAH TO GIVE

A dedicated UJA fundraiser and active community member for nearly three decades, David Weinberg has some invaluable advice about the art of volunteer fundraising. He chatted with our team about what he loves about our community, his approach to making an ask, and how he stays engaged in the …

Supporting Ukrainian Newcomers with Crucial Housing

In Conversation with Gabi Mandowsky

Hundreds of Ukrainian newcomers are arriving in the GTA as the war in Ukraine continues. They have fled their homes and come to a brand new country without essential supplies or a place to call home.  Free temporary accommodations and lower-than-market r…