Hillel Ontario holds first ever Lay Leadership Retreat

By Dr. Donald A. Sylvan--Lay Hillel leaders and Hillel Directors from throughout Ontario came together at the Prosserman JCC on Sunday, November 16 to discuss how to create strong lay-professional partnerships to benefit our Jewish students.  Dr. Hal Lewis, President and CEO of the Spertus …

A special message from Morris Zbar, President & CEO of UJA Federation

On behalf of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, I want to extend my sincere condolences to the families and friends of those murdered in today’s senseless and brutal terror attack that saw four innocent Israeli civilians

Murder in Jerusalem; Tears in Toronto

I opened up my email today to hear from a friend that one of the people murdered today while davening shacharit in Jerusalem was a personal friend, Rabbi Avrom Goldberg.

UJA’s “Big Event” was a big success

By Dan Horowitz--If Saturday night's "Big Event" was any indication, the future of Toronto's Jewish community is in good, committed, and passionate hands.

Those hands belong to UJA's Young Leaders, a group of 25 to 40 year-olds dedicated to making a difference, and to do what they can to en…

UJA Federation tackles student recruitment and retention

Today’s supplementary schools are a different beast and UJA Federation’s Julia and Henry Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education has identified supplementary education as a vital priority for increasing engagement in Jewish education.