Event will shine a light on youth mental health

By: Susan Minuk September 27, 2018   What parent hasn’t had their child wake up on a Monday morning and claim to be too sick to go to school, or call from a sleepover and ask to come home? It can be difficult for parents and professionals to determine whether kids are experiencing healthy childhood trepidations, […]

Ve’ahavta Welcomes New Executive Director, Cari Kozierok

Toronto, Ontario (October 18, 2017) On behalf of Ve’ahavta’s Board of Directors, Board Chair Gary Samuel and Ve’ahavta Founder Avrum Rosensweig are pleased to announce Cari Kozierok as Ve’ahavta’s new Executive Director. “We are looking forward to working with Cari, who will bring her leadership experience in both the business and non-profit sectors and her […]

Leaving Director Role at Ve’ahavta, Feeling Lucky for Fulfilled Dreams

Avrum Rosensweig, The CJN, June 14 2017 My late zaide, Moishe Chaim Flicht, worked in a slipper factory for 40 years. He made splendid slippers, according to my late mother, but this very kind and gentle man’s career goal was always to be a cantor. He studied for a time under the great Moshe Koussevitzky […]

Ve’ahavta Announces Transition of Leadership

After 20 years of dedicated service, Avrum Rosensweig, Founder and CEO of Ve’ahavta, will be taking on a new role within the Jewish humanitarian organization.  He will be serving as Ambassador for Ve’ahavta and continue to support the organization’s Major Gift development activities.   “My passion has always been educating and engaging the Jewish community, […]

Ve’ahavta Achieves Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program

  Ve’ahavta Achieves Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program November 1, 2016 – Ve’ahavta today announces that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 200 organizations dedicated to operational excellence. The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for […]

Ve’ahavta, the Canadian Jewish Humanitarian Organization, Celebrates Starry Nights, the 13th Annual Awards Event Honouring Canadian Humanitarians

Toronto, (October 29, 2015) — Ve’ahavta ( will be hosting the Starry Nights Tikun Olam Awards Ceremony on Thursday, November 12, at 6:00 p.m. at the TELUS Centre for Performing Arts, Koerner Hall 273 Bloor Street West. The 13th annual event will shine the spotlight on local individuals who have gone to extraordinary lengths to […]

Ve’ahavta’s humanitarian light shines through new logo (Design Edge Magazine)

By Jef Catapang, March 24, 2015, Design Edge Canada  After 18 years with the same logo, the time was right for humanitarian organization Ve’ahavta to try on something new. It would have to be something that could express Ve’ahavta’s Jewish identity and unique founding ideals, while also keeping away from cliched faith-based imagery. The final solution […]

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 […]

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