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Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives relocates uptown

The Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives, formerly the Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives, is moving uptown to 4810 Jean Talon West in Cote des Neiges, Montreal. It has been housed for 40 years at the Samuel Bronfman House, which for the past 19 years has been part of Concordia…

Nikki Holland is new President and CEO of JFC-UIA

August 15, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Today, Nikki Holland assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA.  She succeeds Linda Kislowicz, who has held the position since 2006.
‘On behalf of the board of directors and staff in Canada and …

JFC-UIA Selects Incoming President & CEO

The staff and board of JFC-UIA are pleased to welcome Nikki Holland of Toronto as the next President & CEO of Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA, starting August 15th. We wish her great success in this important role.

Learn about Nikki here

Mutiny on Birthright


By David Sklar - July 18, 2018

Having just returned from leading a Birthright trip, I left a little piece of my heart behind in Israel. This was my fourth time there, but my first time working with Birthright as a Madrich (leader). It was a stressful, chaotic and wo…



By Lila Sarick, Staff Reporter -  July 18, 2018 209 0

Jewish organizations in Canada and Israel are criticizing a proposed Israeli bill, which they say runs counter to democratic values and will damage Israel’s relationship with Diaspora communities.

The legi…