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Update: UJA's Emergency Allocation in Israel

As the war continues, our community’s support for the people of Israel remains essential. Today, we wanted to update you on the emergency funds UJA has deployed to meet urgent needs in Israel—including new allocations we have made in recent days.

 

A few weeks ago, we were in Israel …

How We’re Fighting Antisemitism

Since October 7th, our community has experienced a dangerous rise in antisemitism. I am writing to update you on what UJA is doing to combat hate at this incredibly challenging time.

UJA exists to mobilize the full strength of our community – our resources, agencies, volunteers, donors, …

Bussing to Ottawa Rally Disrupted

Today, thousands of community members in the GTA are travelling by bus to Ottawa for a peaceful rally in support of the Jewish people at a time of rising antisemitism.

We were shocked that, of more than 70 buses UJA booked, 17 did not show up. Those 17 buses were the responsibility of a par…

Security Update: TanenbaumCHAT

Today, TanenbaumCHAT was evacuated due to a bomb threat. Police are on scene and sweeping the building. As a precaution, all students and staff have been safely moved to another location while law enforcement investigates.

 

This incident is an example of the importance of Jewish institut…

Security Update: Security Incident in Montreal

We are writing to update you about a disturbing incident in Montreal.

Last night, a single bullet was fired at the doors of two Jewish schools in the city (Talmud Torah and Yeshiva Gedolah). This took place at night, well after school hours. The buildings were empty and damage was very limi…