Voices

On aging with grace

I have learned from the muddled days of my youth. I am no longer trying to find myself. This is as good as it gets.

Hamilton's image problem

Here in the US, by necessity, I usually tell people I’m from “near Toronto.” But oh, how it pains me. “Near Toronto” is a suburban, amorphous blob. I’m from Hamilton, a city with its own personality, coliseum, and mountain.

Destigmatizing sexual violence in the Jewish community

Jewish women, like women of other vulnerable minorities, might feel torn between loyalty to their community and their own needs for safety, accountability, and healing.

In every generation

I believe that anti-Semitism will be eliminated, if only because it is in everyone's best interest to unlearn the hatred of Jews and resist the divisiveness it fosters.