Stories

UJA's Walk with Israel Attracts 20,000 While Raising Over $900,000 in a Day

Jewish Toronto comes out in full force a day after murders at Brussels Jewish Museum  

By Daniel Horowitz--Less than 24 hours after four people were killed during a shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, approximately 20,000 people, in solidarity with Israel, including a huge gathering…

UJA's Community Forum on inclusion features Charles Bronfman Prize winner

Eric Rosenthal, Founder of Disability Rights International, Keynote Speaker  

By Daniel Horowitz--A quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi that states: “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members,” is much more than mere words to Eric Rosentha…

Eilat robotics team wins International Competition

By Tanya Corman--A team of high school students from Eilat – UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s partner community - has won a prestigious international robotics competition.  

The budding engineers, who all study at the Goldwater high school in Israel’s southernmost city, was awarde…

IsraAID team in South Korea following ferry boat disaster

UJA Federation partner organization is “training the trainers”  

By Daniel Horowitz--On April 15th, 476 passengers, mostly wide-eyed and enthusiastic teenage high school students, boarded the MV Sewol in Incheon, South Korea, for what was a highly anticipated, end-of-the-year celebrato…

Two Torontonians set to excel in Israel this summer

Birthright Israel Excel names its first Canadian participants  

By Daniel Horowitz--Two Torontonians have been selected as the first Canadian students to take part in Birthright Israel Excel, an innovative program for students who combine academic achievement with social responsibility, th…