Security Update October 26 2023

In the wake of the horrific Hamas terror attacks of October 7th, we’ve all seen the concerning rise of antisemitism in our city – including disturbing anti-Israel protests.

We are writing to update community members about one such expected action: a so-called “Ride for Gaza” by ant…

Security Update October 20

Today, reports have circulated of an individual spotted near Bathurst and Steeles carrying an axe.


Upon learning of this, UJA Community Security immediately connected with our key contacts in local law enforcement. Here are the facts of this situation:

  • This is based on the report of …

At the Scene of Carnage: Reflections from Sderot

By Eddy Azran

UJA’s Representative in Sderot, Israel


On the morning of Shabbat and Simchat Torah, my family and I woke up to an extensive barrage of rockets. The sound was different. This was no ordinary bombing. It went on for an extremely long period without any breaks in the ammun…