A family's experience with assisted dying

While it is always sad to say goodbye, we chose to make my father’s final days a celebration of a life well lived.

Does God sing

I went straight to the question, without beating around the (burning) bush: “Can you sing?”. God immediately became quite pensive, with one hand stroking his long white beard (he was quite old), and a look of tranquility on his face.

So this is Christmas

Human beings are conformists by nature. If everyone else is caroling, we feel we should be caroling too.

Memories of a golden past

Camp Kadimah, Talmud Torah and the Hadassah bazaar figure prominently in former Hamiltonian Patrick Welkovics’ memories of the Delaware Avenue JCC.

In search of ethical wills

Since this is the High Holiday issue of the Hamilton Jewish News I wanted to reach out to my former Jewish communities with a request for help.