Hamilton rabbis issue statement of solidarity with Indigenous community

June 7, 2021
Steve Arnold

Hamilton’s rabbis have joined a nation-wide shudder of revulsion at the discovery of the bodies of 215 Native children at a former residential school site in British Columbia.

In a joint solidarity statement released recently, the pulpit rabbis called on aut…

Jewish community holds online prayer rally

May 17, 2021
Steve Arnold

Hamilton police were on high alert around Jewish facilities on the weekend as thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators poured into the streets.

Unlike the protests at Toronto’s Nathan Philips Square where a Jewish man and woman were assaulted, however, the Ham…

The mayor takes a stand

Mayor Fred Eisenberger’s abhorrence of discrimination of any kind finds expression in his adoption of a new definition of antisemitism.

Beth Jacob town hall addresses possible cohabitation with Temple

Beth Jacob Synagogue’s building committee and executive held a virtual town hall Feb. 18 to update synagogue members on their work toward possible cohabitation with Temple Anshe Sholom, and to give members a chance to ask questions about the process.

Alexis Wenzowski nominated for prestigious award

Hamilton Jewish Family Services executive director Alexis Wenzowski recognized as a Woman of Distinction.