Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care

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 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 in Kingston, Ontario in 1941. It was following the earlier efforts of Rabbi Benjamin Frankel at the University of Illinois, who founded Hillel there in 1921. 


Island Yacht Club

The Island Yacht Club 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. 

Jewish Immigrant Aid Services (JIAS)

JIAS has been assisting Jewish immigrants and refugees for over ninety years, who have arrived and settled in Canada from countries around the world.

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

UJA Federation of Greater Toronto was established in 1917 as a philanthropic organization built on the principal of a unified community-wide fundraising campaign.

Zionist Organization of Canada

From 1921 until 1978, the Zionist Organization of Canada  acted as the official voice of Zionism in Canada, promoting its aims in communities across the country.

Toronto Jewish Folk Choir

The Toronto Jewish Folk Choir was first conceived in 1925 by a group of young, working-class immigrant factory workers. It was initially known as the Freiheit Gezangs Farein (Freedom Singing Society).