The Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care can trace its beginnings back to Toronto's Jewish Old Folks' Home, first located on Cecil Street in the former Jewish neighbourhood around Spadina Avenue.
For nearly a century, Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) has been a leading Jewish philanthropic organization dedicated to the causes of health, child welfare, education, and youth aliyah in Israel.
The first Hillel in Ontario was established at Queens University (Kingston, ON) in 1941. It was following the earlier efforts of Rabbi Benjamin Frankel at the University of Illinois who founded Hillel there in 1921.
The Island Yacht Club (IYC) has grown, flourished and expanded beyond the initial dreams of a small group of Jewish sailing enthusiasts who were unable to find a suitable place to moor their boats in Toronto.
JIAS has been assisting Jewish immigrants and refugees for over 90 years, who have arrived and settling in Canada and Toronto from countries around the world.
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto was established in 1917 as a philanthropic organization built on the principal of a unified community-wide fundraising campaign.
From 1921 until 1978, the Zionist Organization of Canada (ZOC) acted as the official voice of Zionism in Canada, promoting its aims in communities across the country.