Toronto Jewish day school sponsors Syrian refugees

by Dennis Coday

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According to a report in The Times of Israel, the first Syrian refugees among the 25,000 Canada has pledged to resettle by February of next year arrived by plane in Toronto and Montreal this weekend. Among the sponsoring organizations are 5 Canadian Jewish groups, mostly groups of synagogue members, but also one Jewish day school. Read the full report here: Toronto Jewish day school sponsors Syrian refugees.

The school of 143 students from kindergarten through sixth grade raised $36,000 for the sponsorship.

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