Community

Four Jewish women among nominees for YWCA awards

Four Jewish women among this year's YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. Honourees include community professionals Carol Krames and Judith Dworkin, activist/artist Robin Zilberg and McMaster student Cassidy Bereskin.

Hanna Faulkner: A caring, thoughtful and well-informed woman

Wilma Abeles Iggers remembers her lifelong friend, Czech Jewish refugee Hanna Faulkner.

Dedicated professional left her mark on the Jewish communities she served

Patricia Tolkin Eppel was a dedicated community professional who devoted herself to the Jewish communities she served.

Philanthropic couple are this year's Negev Dinner honourees

Lowell and Cindy Richter don’t like being the centre of attention, but they will be squarely in the community spotlight at this year’s Negev Dinner.

Hamilton’s Jewish teens grapple with antisemitism

Beth Jacob Synagogue held a discussion for youth with Rabbi Chuck Diamond, a former rabbi of Pittsburgh’s Or L’Simcha Congregation, located at the Tree of Life building where a gunman killed 11 people in October 2018.