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Celebrating inclusion through art and culture

:: Canadian Jewish News

As the founders of the Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) campaign in the United States are celebrating its 10th anniversary, organizers in Toronto are gearing up for their third y…

Birthright Israel expands its age eligibility w/ program for 27-32 yr olds

:: Canadian Jewish News

Young people who thought they’d missed their chance at a Birthright Israel experience are getting a second kick at the can.

Canada-Israel Experience (CIE), which organizes Brithright Israel trips …

JFC-UIA is deeply saddened by the deaths of Honey and Barry Sherman z"l

Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA is shocked and saddened at the loss of two of the most cherished leaders of Canada's Jewish community, Honey & Barry Sherman.  They were unsurpassed philanthropic and community leaders.

The Shermans were active and generous philanthropists to a multitud…

Statement by the Prime Minister on the first day of Hanukkah

PM of Canada Justin Trudeau in front of israeli flag

From the Prime Minister's Web Site (


December 12, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today marking the first day of Hanukkah:

“At sunset today, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will…

Press Release: CIJA’s Position on Jerusalem



Posted on December 5, 2017

Ottawa, ON — Media have reported that President Trump may soon announce that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In response, David J. Cape, Chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), issu…