Update: How our Walk with Israel is Empowering Israelis

Each year, thousands of community members unite for the Walk with Israel to show their support and solidarity, and to raise funds to help make Israel a better home for all. Last year, the timing of the Walk coincided with a wave of terrorism targeting Israel in May. UJA quickly shifted focus…

From Grief to Joy: Thoughts on Yom HaZikaron & Yom Ha'atzmaut

In two stunning headlines, the cover page of a recent issue of the UK newspaper The Jewish News captured the paradox of Israel today.

The Hope: Israel hosts Arab states for historic talks,” declares the first headline. Beside it is an image of the foreign ministers of Israel, Ba…

Volunteers Join Humanitarian Operation

‘An Image I’ll Never Forget’: Toronto Volunteers Join Humanitarian Operation in Eastern Europe 

Over 30 years ago, Tatyana and Dmitry Korobchevski arrived in Budapest from Kyiv, as part of their aliyah journey supported by UJA’s partner the American Joint Distribution Committee (JD…

UJA Welcomes Provincial Investment in Holocaust Education

For Immediate Release
April 21, 2022

Vaughan, ON – Today, the Government of Ontario’s announced an investment of $282,000 in Holocaust awareness and antisemitism education through UJA’s Sarah & Chaim Neuberger Centre for Holocaust Education.

“We applaud the Government of Ontario’…