Community

HJN editor nominated for Woman of Distinction Award

If you ask Wendy Schneider what her role has been in Jewish Hamilton, she would say to tell and preserve the stories of this community and its people. And while this is an extremely important role, Schneider goes beyond sharing and safeguarding our history to tirelessly contributing to it.

The enduring legacy of a man called Morris Black

A bequest from a Peterborough clothing merchant spawned this community's most beloved public speaking contest.

From our hearts to theirs

On Nov. 8, Jacques Schoenberg hand-delivered an envelope on behalf of the Hamilton Jewish Federation and the Jewish National Fund to the offices of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

Overnight Jewish Camp Fair: a Chanukah activity for the whole family

The first annual Overnight Jewish Camp Fair is being organized by the Hamilton Jewish Federation at J Hamilton, on Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair will have representatives from many of the Jewish summer camps across Ontario that represent the entire spectrum of Jewish culture and identity.