Voices

Memories of a golden past

Camp Kadimah, Talmud Torah and the Hadassah bazaar figure prominently in former Hamiltonian Patrick Welkovics’ memories of the Delaware Avenue JCC.

In search of ethical wills

Since this is the High Holiday issue of the Hamilton Jewish News I wanted to reach out to my former Jewish communities with a request for help.

The new portable homeland

Poet Heinrich Heine called the Bible the portable homeland of the Jewish people. Today, the portable homeland of the isolated individual is the smartphone.

A High Holiday story

A true high holiday story and delicious recipe in loving memory of my wonderful talented gourmet parents, Shirley Cohen (1936-1990) and Saul Cohen (1929-2012) of Hamilton Kosher.

Ode to my father

Nobody at Beth Jacob Synagogue knew about the Datsun sports car or the Volvos that he owned, when they were so rare that owners waved at each other on the streets. His Bene Israel community in Toronto didn’t know he played the bongos and the wood flute.