Voices

Difficult days

April 2020
Gustavo Rymberg,
CEO Hamilton Jewish Federation

Hola. These are difficult days. I’d like to think that things are going to get better, that together as a community, as a city, and as a country, it won’t take long for us to overcome this terrible situation. It’s hard to beli…

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