Community

Jewish book festival honours memory of Marvin Caplan

A new Hamilton Jewish book festival featuring personal appearances by leading authors will honour the memory of Marvin Caplan, an avid reader and gregarious figure who left an indelible mark as a clothier, politician, realtor and volunteer.

A gift to the community

Local sculptor Ora Markstein, 95, has donated one of her sculptures to the Hamilton Jewish community. The piece, titled “At the Gates of Sheol”, was unveiled at Federation’s AGM on May 29 by Federation president Jacki Levin.

These walkers are for dancing

Walkercise is a new dance form offered to the residents of Shalom Village taught by Marmie Wolfson.

Federation holds first "Book of Life" signing ceremony

Honouring families who have established endowment funds with the Hamilton Jewish Federation was a highlight of Federation’s annual general meeting held at the Hamilton Spectator auditorium on May 29.

The legacy of Max and Stella Rotman

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Max and Stella Rotman Humanitarian Youth Awards, an annual award ceremony created by the Jewish Community Centre and the City of Hamilton.