As part of Jewish federations of Canada - UIA’s efforts to strengthen the bond between Canada and Israel, it has facilitated close connections between communities in both countries. By linking Canadian and Israeli cities and regions, the assistance provided by Canadian communities is more direct and streamlined. In addition, these connections help build personal and lasting contacts between Canadians and Israelis of all ages.
With three decades of direct cooperation between Canadian and Israeli communities, the Canada-Israel connection is an ever-evolving bond that has made a great impact on both sides of the globe.
Jewish federations of Canada - UIA is actively involved in the Jewish Agency’s Partnership 2000 (P2K) Program which twins Diaspora and Israeli communities so as to enable the former to become directly involved in developing Israel’s peripheral areas in the Galilee and Negev.
Jewish federations of Canada - UIA has been involved in the establishment and implementation of four P2K partnerships:
Jewish federations of Canada - UIA has also invested in Additional Partnership Areas in Israel and promotes People-to-People Partnerships that pair up individuals, rather than regions.
Following the Second Lebanon War in 2006, The Israel Emergency Campaign (IEC) was established in order to help the residents and communities of northern Israel. The Canadian IEC is a strategic, three-year investment focusing on impacting the following regions with long-term investments:
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