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Building After Tragedy: Jewish Leaders Visit Pittsburgh

On November 13th, three weeks after the horrific attack at the Tree of Life, Nikki Holland, President & CEO of Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA and Adam Minsky, President & CEO of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, joined Jewish leaders from across the continent in Pittsburgh, PA, includin…

PM delivers apology regarding the fate of passengers of the MS St. Louis

PM of Canada Justin Trudeau in front of israeli flag


Ottawa, Ontario - November 7, 2018

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today delivered a formal apology in the House of Commons regarding the fate of the MS St. Louis and its passengers. The Prime Minister apologized to the passengers, their families, and Jewish communities in C…

JFC-UIA opens fund for the victims of the Pittsburgh shooting


October 29, 2018 - In the wake of Saturday’s tragic shooting in Pittsburgh, we have set up a fund for Canadians who wish to make a donation in support of the victims and their families. Funds raised will be distributed through the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to support the …



By Paul Lungen, Staff Reporter -  October 5, 2018

If you opened a Jewish phone book – yes, kids, they used to put people’s telephone numbers in a book made of paper – you’d find Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA (JFC-UIA) among the bewildering array of acron…

Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives relocates uptown

The Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives, formerly the Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives, is moving uptown to 4810 Jean Talon West in Cote des Neiges, Montreal. It has been housed for 40 years at the Samuel Bronfman House, which for the past 19 years has been part of Concordia…