Introducing J Hamilton

After years of discussion among Hamilton’s Jewish communal organizations about the need to share resources and reduce costs, the Hamilton Jewish Federation, the Jewish Community Centre, the Jewish National Fund, and the Beth Tikvah Foundation have moved into a shared space on 1605 Main St. W.

A new Beit Midrash in Hamilton

Torah is like water: it must be available to everybody and in every place. Because I have had the privilege of learning, I am happy to do the work of digging the well in our community, knowing that not everyone who wants to learn can get up and move to another country.

50 years a teacher

Nothing makes Fay Schmerling happier than knowing that she made a difference in one of her students’ lives. After 50 years of teaching at Beth Jacob’s Hebrew School, that works out to a lot of happy moments.

The story behind Hamilton's storytelling circle

Offering a warm and inviting atmosphere, the Circle provides a fun and relaxing evening of listening to a wide range of stories, coupled with an opportunity to tell one of your own.

Temple hosts art show

November 19, 2017 was the day that Temple Anshe Sholom hosted its first annual art show. This was a project of the synagogue's social action committee as an opportunity to help raise awareness about local Jewish artists and to help them engage with the community in a meaningful way.