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CJN Profile: Michael Frankel appointed new JFC-UIA chair


By Janice Arnold, Staff Reporter -  August 20, 2019

Veteran community volunteer Michael Frankel has taken over the reins of Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA (JFC-UIA), the umbrella organization that recorded over $122 million in donations throughout the country la…

Nikki Holland Reflects on Her One-year Anniversary as President & CEO

AUGUST 16, 2019

I was in grade 6 at Associated (Neptune) during the height of the Canadian Jewish community’s campaign to release Natan Sharansky, and all Jews for that matter, from the Soviet Union. Every week, there were rallies in cities across North America, demanding that Jews be per…

Canadian Jewish communities provide financial assistance to the Venezuela

July 19, 2019 (Toronto, ON) – This week, Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA announced that it has pledged $18,000 in support of the Venezuelan Jewish community. The funds will be drawn from the Bernard Mandell Fund and will be distributed through the JDC and the Jewish A…

My Israel Experience: by CFOO Jeremy Grafstein

July 2019
I have just returned from my first trip to Israel in my capacity as Chief Financial & Operating Officer of JFC-UIA.  Since my first trip in 1994, I have been fortunate enough to visit Israel multiple times as a tourist and to visit family. On each trip to Israel, I always fel…

Statement by the Prime Minister on Canadian Multiculturalism Day 2019

PM of Canada Justin Trudeau in front of israeli flag


The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day:

“Today, on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, we celebrate the values which set Canada apart and make our country one…