From Generation to Generation //

Our community is comprised of professional powerhouses. We have leaders in every industry and sector, including real estate, law, medicine, technology, and more. UJA Genesis leverages our community’s talent to offer professional development, networking opportunities, and growth-focused leadership training. The aim is to promote the creation of powerful “knowledge networks” and ensure the long-term sustainability of Jewish community leadership.

“Being a mentor to others within the UJA family has given me an incredible sense of fulfillment.”
- Kyle Lichtman


Mentorship Events //

Large, interdisciplinary networking events and intimate sector-specific events offering opportunities for making connections both personally and professionally.

Individual Mentorship //

UJA Genesis pairs individual mentors with mentees for one-on-one counselling.

Joshua Institute Leadership Accelerator //

The Joshua Institute leadership accelerator (JI) is an advanced leadership and skill development experience for Toronto’s Jewish leaders. The JI program is infused with leadership theory and opportunities for hands-on learning. It encourages collaboration among cohort members and welcomes emerging leaders of all backgrounds.

Leadership Development for Jewish Community Professionals //

A cutting-edge leadership training program, in partnership with the Mandel Leadership Institute, for Toronto’s Jewish community professionals. The program involves intensive hands-on experiences and self-directed initiatives to convene community and create systemic change for the future.