Jewish Organizations

The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver

The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver is committed to building a strong, vibrant and enduring Jewish community in the Lower Mainland, in Israel and throughout the world by nurturing the values, practices and traditions which sustain and enrich Judaism and Jewish culture. Federation works in collaboration with many partners locally, nationally and abroad. Our efforts are combined with other Jewish communities in Canada through United Israel Appeal Federations Canada, and in Israel through Keren Hayesod and the Jewish Agency for Israel.

Local Jewish Agencies and Organizations

Vancouver Hillel is a proud constituent agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver. The Federation has a comprehensive directory of Jewish agencies, organizations and services.

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

CIJA is a non-partisan, umbrella organization for Jewish community advocacy efforts, directing strategies to improve the quality of Jewish life in Canada and abroad and increase support for Israel.

World Jewish Congress

The World Jewish Congress, the representative body of Jewish communities and organizations in over 80 countries, was founded in Geneva in 1936 to unite the Jewish people and mobilize the world against the Nazi onslaught. It seeks to foster the unity and creative survival of the Jewish people while maintaining its spiritual, cultural and social heritage.

B’nai Brith Canada

B’nai Brith Canada is the independent voice of the Jewish community, representing its interests nationwide to government, NGO’s and the wider Canadian public.