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Pushing the Boundaries: Disability, Inclusion & Jewish Community

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By Robin Gofine, Linda Kislowicz, Liv Mendelson, and Susie Sokol

Two years ago, four Canadian Jewish organizations (Jewish Federations Canada-UIA, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, D.A.N.I; and the Miles Nadal JCC) came together to mobilize thei…

Breaking new ground for the elderly

:: Jerusalem Post

January 21, 2018 02:47

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, Minister of Construction and Housing Yoav Gallant, and acting Mayor of Ashkelon Tomer Glam lay the cornerstone of the largest-ever housing project for senior citizens ever constructed in I…

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 year of prog…

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 from Canada, …

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 multitude …