Arts & Culture

Israel@70 brings Jewish Hamilton together

Hamilton’s 2018 celebration of 70 years of Israel’s independence marks a fresh rethink of the annual Yom Ha’atzmaut event to maximize community involvement.

City Hall to host Yom HaShoah and Holocaust Exhibit

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the March of the Living, an event that brings thousands of participants from all over the world on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, to march at the site of the largest mass murder in history.

Women’s stories of the Holy Land

As early as the Exodus from Egypt, Jewish history records that the voices of woman contributed songs to the people. Why then did a tradition of silencing the singing of women begin?

Sam Klassik's Hamilton connection

Sam Klassik was born in Winnipeg and raised in Pennsylvania, but his music career began in Hamilton. Klassik, whose real name is Klass, studied at McMaster University between 2006 and 2010, and continued to be based in Hamilton until 2015.