Towards a more just society

As we open our pockets to give Tzedakah, let us also do our share to advocate for a more just society, for Tzedek, another fundamental Jewish value.

Unnecessary qualifying phrases

Our use of language says so much about us. If we are sloppy speakers, are we sloppy thinkers?

Canada's anti-racism policy and strategy

Canada's adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's working definition of antisemitism is a major milestone.

How do we understand hate?

Just before Yom Kippur, I had the unpleasant experience of explaining to my six-year-old why someone would write “no Jews” on the parking lot of the synagogue he prays at nearly every day.

Ha'Tikvah: a Jewish gift for hard times

Regardless of where you stand on the question of global warming, it is clear that the Jewish people know a thing or two about hope, even hope against all odds.