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…

Israeli culture alive and well with Mifgash Theatre

“Kaza, you'll see, in 30 to 40 years everything will change for the better. There will not be intolerance, there will not be discrimination. Everyone will be proud of who they are. This is the Jewish land, this is Israel, just a little patience and it will all be alright..."  

This optim…

Summit participants seek governmental recognition of Diaspora Jewry

UJA volunteer one of four organizers of London conference  

By Dan Horowitz--In late March, 2014, 70 Diaspora Israelis from around the world came together under one roof for the Global Israeli Leadership Summit in London.  

Organized by four Israelis, including UJA Federation of Greater …