In 2015/2016, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto continued to strengthen its reputation as one of the strongest, committed and united Jewish communities in the Diaspora. Here are some highlights from our activity over the past 12 months.
United Jewish Appeal�s 2016 Annual Campaign co-chairs Felicia Posluns and Shoel Silver, together with UJA Women�s Philanthropy chair Ruth Ekstein, demonstrated Hadracha Bedugmah - leadership by example - by helping Toronto�s Jewish community help each other.
UJA Federation�s Tomorrow Campaign continues to reshape the tapestry of our Jewish community. It is making enormous strides, raising funds to build the infrastructure for our growing community across the GTA.
Over the past 68 years, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto has established an exceptional bond with the state of Israel including investments in Aliyah (immigration) and absorption, vulnerable populations, education and healthcare.
ADVOCATING ON BEHALF OF ISRAEL & THE JEWISH PEOPLE
As the advocacy agent of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and all other Jewish Federations of Canada, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada by advancing the public policy interests of Canada�s organized Jewish community.
MAINTAINING TORONTO�S POSITION AS A LEADER IN JEWISH EDUCATION
Jewish day schools are the gold standard in Jewish education. No other form of Jewish education, formal or informal, provides the robust training in Jewish values, imparts the level of knowledge, or instills the same level of Jewish commitment and identity.
INSPIRING YOUNG GENERATIONS TO EMBRACE JEWISH LIFE
UJA Federation is committed to ensuring that every Jew has a youth and young adulthood informed by multiple, high-impact Jewish experiences. Whether it�s through PJ Library or Jewish camping, Hillel on campus, Taglit Birthright Israel, or any number of programs coordinated in collaboration with our partner agencies, UJA is connecting Jewish Toronto to Jewish life.