Israel

Hamiltonians in Israel - Faydra Shapiro

Faydra Shapiro, who teaches Modern Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, made aliyah with her family in August of 2008.

Hamiltonians in Israel - Shari Wright Pilo

Shari Wright Pilo was among the hundreds of thousands of Israelis who took to the streets this summer in protest of the high cost of living and other social and economic inequities facing Israeli society

Leadership in action

For a group of 25 aspiring leaders the dream of peace between Israel and the Muslim world is more than just a utopian fantasy

Is Birthright working?

It has become as much a rite of passage as a bar or bat mitzvah: Birthright Israel, now in its 15th year, has sent more than 400,000 college-age North Americans on an all-expenses paid 10-day trip to Israel. ¬†A half-billion dollar venture jointly funded by private philanthopy, the Jewish Fe…