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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…

Statement on the passing of Nechama Rivlin

Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) mourn the passing of Nechama Rivlin, Israel’s First Lady.

June 4, 2019

Toronto, ON—Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, died Tuesday morning at the age of 73. Upon learnin…

Message from the CEO: From Grief to Joy: My March of the Living Experience

On May 2nd, I traveled to Poland to meet the Canadian March of the Living delegation in Warsaw. It was my first trip to Poland and my first March of the Living experience.
 
Over the course of 10 days, I experienced every emotion possible.
 
At the start, I was nervous. Nervous to arrive i…

Statement by the Prime Minister on Israel Independence Day 2019

PM of Canada Justin Trudeau in front of israeli flag

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day:

“Tonight at sundown, we join Israelis, Jewish communities, and others in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 71…