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Ve’ahavta drive aims to move Jews to help others (The Canadian Jewish News)

Ruth Schweitzer, Special to The CJN, Monday, May 26, 2014 Ve’ahavta is hoping its new $1.5-million fundraising campaign, It Is A Jewish Cause, will stimulate discussion about what responsibility Jews have for communities outside their own. The money raised by the campaign, which runs until Dec. 31, will be earmarked for four Ve’ahavta programs: its […]

Can you live below the poverty line? (The Canadian Jewish News)

Jordan Adler, Special to The CJN, Monday, May 5, 2014 TORONTO — Close to 10 per cent of Canadian households live below the international extreme poverty line of $1.75 a day, according to some Children’s Aid Society statistics. For five days, staff from Ve’ahavta, the humanitarian and relief organization, took up the challenge of trying […]