Stories & Videos

What a Holocaust Survivor, a Teacher and a Nurse All Have in Common

UJA Federation is the only organization that has the ability to bring together over 100 agencies to help those who need it most in our community. Whether it's with education, creating a new life in Toronto, connecting with Israel, or helping those most vulnerable, UJA Federation makes a di…

Honouring the Mayor for his words and deeds​

More than 700 people from Toronto gathered for the Words & Deeds Leadership Award Dinner on June 13th, 2017. The Dinner honours a person from the non-Jewish community for their contribution to society. This year’s honoree is Toronto Mayor John Tory.

The Non-Jewish Teacher Who Made Holocaust Education Her Cause

Rachel Luke learned about the Holocaust when she was a little and the knowledge transformed her life. Now a teacher in Mississauga, she was stunned when her students had never heard of the Holocaust. She has made it her life's mission to educate young people about it.


UJA Federation's Investment in Sderot

Sderot - just one kilometer from the Gaza Strip and under relentless missile fire for many years - has become a symbol of the region's remarkable resilience. Despite economic hardship and limited infrastructure, the social fabric of Sderot has remained strong. Students and young determined…