Israel’s king of pop and rock music since the 1980s and a man who has been called Israel’s answer to Bob Dylan, will be bringing his high-energy act to Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Arts for a special concert sponsored by UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, in celebration of Israel’s 69th anniversary as well as UJA Federation’s Centennial Anniversary.
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), a non-partisan organization that serves as the advocacy arm of the Jewish Federations of Canada, issued on Monday, February 13, 2017 an official statement condemning the supplications for the destruction of the Jews that were recited in a Quebec mosque in 2014 and exposed by CIJnews last week.
Following the discovery of an anti-Semitic flyer which was circulated on campus at Western University in London, Ontario last week which attacked the Jewish community, the Student Council (SCWU) issued a letter condemning the flyer as “hate speech”.
By Raquel Binder–In late January, 55 of Toronto’s leading Jewish community professionals and lay leaders landed in Israel for the annual UJA Israel Engagement Mission. The mission – focused on the selection of UJA’s Israel Engagement ShinShinim for 2017/2018 – looked back on celebrating 10 years of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s ShinShinim program, and provided professional development opportunities through ...
Suzanne Weiss is a Holocaust survivor and a Palestinian solidarity activist based in Toronto. Weiss advocates for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel and accuses Canada of being “the world’s number one apologist for the Israeli government and its oppression of the Palestinians”.
Members of Holy Blossom Temple, a reform synagogue and the oldest congregation in Toronto founded in 1856 with a membership of over 7,000 people, formed a symbolic ring of protection around the Imdadul Islamic Centre in North York on Friday, February 4, 2017, while Muslim worshippers attended the weekly prayer service.
The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies presents a lecture from Israeli professor on Kabbalah in the 17th century. This event is free of charge and does not require registration. It will take place Monday, February 6, from 4pm to 6pm in the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto.