Joe Singer

Joseph Baronislaw Singer was born in Kracow, Poland on March 5, 1924.  His relatively genteel family life was overturned in the fall of 1939 when Poland was invaded from the west by Nazi Germany and from the east by the Soviet Union.  As an officer in the Polish army, Joseph's father, Caro…

Hellen Yellin

Born August 7, 1922 in Hamilton.  Died September 15, 2012 in Hamilton.

It's September 1926.

The streets of many major cities in North America are swelling with immigrants, mostly from Europe.  Those who have come to Canada have two things in common: they want a better li…

Riding away the stigma of mental illness

Starting July 15, Danielle Berman will cycle from Vancouver to Hamilton to support mental health awareness.

Dennis Nash

Wendy Schneider
Hamilton Jewish News
July, 2008

Dennis Nash is one of those lucky individuals who feel passionately about his work. Nash, a high school teacher who specializes in teaching the deaf and hard of hearing, has dedicated the last several years of his life to teaching the Holocau…

Ian Jones

Wendy Schneider
Hamilton Jewish News
September 2013

For 12 years recently retired Milton District High School principal Ian Jones was a man with a mission.  A recipient of the Halton District School Board Award of Excellence, the city of Milton's Citizen of the Year Award and voted one of…