Community Blog

A community blog on dealing with the COVID-19 crisis

Like living in London during the Blitz

April 29,2020
Joan Balinson

I have been self isolated now for seven weeks but fortunately my late husband, Morley Balinson, has left me with an extensive library of books on a variety of topics. In particular, I have been reading several records of Canadian soldiers during the First and Sec…

I feel grateful

April 29, 2020
Helen Metz

Personally, I feel grateful.
I am able to work from home, and I am grateful about that. My income has not been affected.  I am extremely grateful about that. I have a phone and a computer.  I don't know how I would manage without those, because I use them consis…

Suddenly homeschooling

April 6, 2020
Alice Mendelson

A friend recently commented that social distancing and isolation these days is a reminder of maternity leave… the chaos, the stress, the pajamas.  For those of us who have experienced parental leave and now find ourselves homeschooling, the comparison rings…


Monday, April 6, 2020
Wendy Schneider

The Hamilton Jewish News created this community blog on the eve of Pesach as a forum for folks to share thoughts and offer strategies on dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We'd love to hear from you! Email your submission any time to wschneider@jewish…