Arts & Culture

Beth Jacob holds Marvin Caplan Memorial Concert for Empowerment Squared

Beth Jacob Synagogue is expecting 500 leaders and community members from across Hamilton for the second annual Marvin Caplan Memorial Concert on Feb. 3, this year in support of Empowerment Squared.

Chanukah traditions

The Hamilton Jewish News asked some community members what special traditions or Chanukah memories they hold dear.

On being a Jewish writer

In early August, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ellen Jaffe, a well-regarded member of the Hamilton arts community, just prior to her move to Toronto.

Ner Tamid

Daniella Mikanovsky, a second year student at McMaster University, recited her poem, "Ner Tamid" at the multi-faith vigil held at Temple Anshe Sholom on October 30 to honour the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre.

My Israel experience

Local teen Hannah Byrne-Wolfson on what she learned in Israel last summer.