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Toronto's Jewish community says goodbye to 'Our Boys'

Close to 2,000 members of Toronto’s Jewish community filled Shaarei Shomayim Congregation on July 7 in a show of solidarity and unity, and to say their final goodbyes to Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Sha’ar and Naftali Fraenkel, the three Israeli teens kidnapped and murdered by Hamas June 12.

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Toronto Jews rally for kidnapped Israeli teens

A thousand members of Toronto’s Jewish community came out Thursday evening to a rally in solidarity with Gilad Shaar, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrach, the three missing Israeli teens believed by Israel to have been abducted by Hamas. The Rally, held at the Schwartz/Reisman Centre on Vaug…

2014 National Bible Contest Held in Toronto

Winners to Represent Toronto and Montreal Next Year in Jerusalem

From May 11th to 13th the 2014 the National Bible Contest was held in Toronto. The Bible contest (Chidon Hatanach) is co-sponsored by The UJA Federation’s Julia and Henry Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education, The Bronfman …

UJA Federation rewarded for reducing its carbon footprint

By Daniel Horowitz--On June 9th UJA Federation of Greater Toronto received the Customers for Conservation award from both the Better Building Partnership and Toronto Hydro. This award recognizes the organization’s leadership in energy conservation at its Bathurst Street headquarters, the L…

BAC2FASHION proves tzedakah is never out of fashion

Fashion fundraiser put on by UJA’s Community Connect  

On May 28, 2014 United Jewish Appeal of Greater Toronto’s Community Connect proudly hosted its 6th annual BAC2Fashion charity fashion show at the Warehouse Event Venue. The young adults involved in this exciting event exceeded thei…