Agency News

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Learn and Connect at JET’s Annual Yarchei Kallah

Summer is sizzling with hot topics in Jewish learning! Join JET for their annual summer learning extravaganza, July 3rd to July 9th. This year’s Yarchei Kallah will be an amazing week of classes, food and friends, culminating in a special Shabbaton!

Both in-person and online options are a…

Tamir receives $136K from Resilient Communities Fund

Photo: Risa Plotnick with MPP Lisa MacLeod,  Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, and MPP Jeremy Roberts

On Monday, MPP Lisa MacLeod,  Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, and MPP Jeremy Roberts delivered a press conference at the Soloway J…

Social work “requires a bit of faith": highlighting JFS

The Time is Right for Social Work — that’s this year’s theme for Social Work Month. One of the fastest growing professions in North America, the need for social workers is greatly outpacing the profession’s ability to fill the ranks of these compassionate and hard-working essential s…

The Soloway JCC recognizes youth leaders while welcoming new Board chair

Photo: Julia Silverstone and Morgan Shusterman, SJCC award winners.

By Pamela Rosenberg

The Soloway JCC is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Board Chair Jack Shinder along with awards for outstanding community members at their virtual Annual General Meeting on March 7.

Shin…

Accessible Siddur to include pictograms, audio tracks

What better time to release an accessible Siddur than Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month?

Jodi Green, the coordinator of Judaic outreach and inclusion at Tamir, just finished editing a draft of a new Siddur — the Jewish prayer book, which contains the entire Jewish liturgy us…