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Since the inception of Jacob’s Ladder we have been very fortunate to have received tremendous support from our family, friends and the community. The media has also been an exceptional aid in bringing about awareness of Jacob’s Ladder and its mission to eradicate Canavan’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Click on the links below for articles published in the past through the support of The Toronto Sun, The Toronto Star, Canadian Jewish News and more.

Jake’s Jam 2019

All Individual Performances:   Individual Performance links: Abby & Sarah Ginsberg Aja Neinstein, Paige Smith, & Taylor Florence Amy Sky & Ezra Jordan Aviva & Don Caroline Brooks & Robbie Roth Cole, Halle, & Ethan CZN Hayden Desser I Rise Above Jackie Richardson Janelle, Seth, Lily, Jordy, Ethan, & Zack Michelle Newman & […]

Water Series

Jacob’s Ladder presents Water Series

Jacob’s Ladder is proud to present Water Series by photographer Jodi Chapnik. Featuring Jacob’s sister, Beverly Schwartz, swimmer at heart. Feel the magic of the water in these Limited Edition Prints. 100% of sales donated to Jacob’s Ladder. View on October 2-6, 10am-3pm, 1073 Yonge Street Summerhill For enquiries: Email: Instagram:

I Rise Above (Jake’s Song)

I Rise Above is an original song about our son, produced as a tribute to honour Jacob Schwartz as he miraculously turns 20! Jacob was born with a fatal neurodegenerative illness which attacks the central nervous system. This song is a Jacob’s Ladder initiative. Proceeds from this song will help fund day programs for young […]

Jakes Jam Thank You!

Jake’s Intro Highlights: Dana Rocket Splash Splash 2 Hayden Desser Aja Neinstien Lily Librach Ben and Bevvy Schwartz with Don Denaburg Lil Jaxe Tyler Simmons Henri Audet Stacy Granovsky, Joanna Pearl, Rochelle Monson and Naomi Blicker Jenn and Stacy Jenn, Stacy, Zack and Seth Amy Sky Song 1 Amy Sky Song 2 Jackie Richardson Song […]

Ellen Schwartz on Ve’ahavta TV!

Avrum interviews Ellen Schwartz, recipient of a Tikun Olam award 2012. Ellen is an extraordinary human being who has worked tirelessly for her son who suffers from Canavan disease, and thousands of other children. Ellen is a kind soul who is committed to tikun olam. Ellen Schwartz on Ve’ahavta TV – Repairing the World – […]

Lifestyles Magazine

Click here to view Lifestyles – Repairing The World (PDF)