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Canadian Jewish Archives Welcomes Large Study Group at Jean Talon Location

On Oct 29, 2019, the Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives hosted a research visit of a class taught by Dr. Barbara Lorenzkowski, of the Concordia University Department of History's Chair in Public History. This was the first time we have welcomed such a large group at our new location on J…

Shana Tova 5780 message from Michael Frankel, Chair

Its hard to believe 5780 is here!
 
5779 was a year of transition, transformation and reflection for Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA. We welcomed Nikki Holland as President & CEO, Jeremy Grafstein as Chief Finance and Operating Officer and Arie Levy as Interim Director General in I…

CJN Profile: Michael Frankel appointed new JFC-UIA chair

:: CANADIAN JEWISH NEWS

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…