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Immigrant stories: Alma's story

As a child, Alma Arguello’s parents were forced to flee Honduras and leave their four children in the care of a grandparent. It would be two years before the children were reunited with their parents in Canada and discovered their Jewish heritage.

Best of Jewish Hamilton: Out of the Cold

It’s Tuesday morning and the kitchen at St. Mary’s Church in downtown Hamilton is filled with the sounds of cheerful volunteers engaged in lively conversation while they prepare a beautiful feast for an expected 160 dinner guests.

Promises lost and forgotten

The HJN series on Jewish immigration to Hamilton continues with a featured interview with Piotr Gawek, a Polish-born professional violinist, conducted by his wife, Miriam Wallbridge.

Best of Jewish Hamilton: Na'amat Hamilton

Why does Na’amat Hamilton continue to thrive and grow? The answer, according to its members, can be found in the group’s extraordinary commitment to each other, to their community and to the women and children of Israel.

Order of Canada recipient Dr. Mark Levine and the art of medicine

In the wake of his Order of Canada appointment, Dr. Mark Levine looks back on a long and remarkable career.