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Her work with seniors made Linda Ander Goodbaum uniquely qualified to convince her 87-year-old father to write down his memories of growing up in Jewish Hamilton

 

by Linda and Max Ander,  Special to the Hamilton Jewish News


When my dad was in Florida in the winter of 2008, I asked hi…

Lost and Found

Lost and Found
Steve Arnold and Karen Mercer
Hamilton Jewish News
March 2013
 


A piece of Beth Jacob's history has resurfaced after more than 50 years and will soon be coming home.

A five-piece stained glass that once looked down on the bimah of the old Hunter Street shul had been buried…

Jewish Hamilton Project Launch

Jewish Hamilton Project Launched
Steve Arnold
Hamilton Jewish News
September 2009
 
Billy Shaffir, Dennis Haradyn and Wendy Schneider
Memories.

Memories of the corned beef at Boleslavsky’s Deli, of the Jewish Community Centre on Delaware Street, or the one before that on John Street Nort…

Jewish Hamilton Project

'The Way We Were' documents Jewish life in Hamilton

by Wilf Gerofsky

'Someone ought to write a book.’

 

How often people who have lived through interesting, emotional or funny times have expressed this yearning for them to be recorded for future generations. Memory fades, details a…

The Rebirth of a Shul

The Rebirth of a Shul

Steve Arnold
Special to the Hamilton Jewish News
November 2010

Beth Jacob recreates itself for a new era

Five years ago, the outlook was clear and grim. Beth Jacob Synagogue, former co-president John Levy concluded, "was on the path to being gone, and that upset me v…