The attention of the Jewish community turns toward Ukraine for many reasons. It is from where many of our families originated. Many in our community have reached out asking what can we do?
At the moment, the most important assistance needed is funding. The goal is to get as many people to safety as possible. That requires staff, buses, logistics, security, (bribes), food, medicine and shelter.
You can help with a gift through the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto to The Jewish Agency or the Joint Distribution Committee (contribute here>>). Or you can give to the Masorti Movement (contribute here>> by selecting "Masorti Canada Ukrainian Relief Fund" from the dropdown menu).