In the summer of 2011, the Hamilton Jewish News spent three weeks in Israel conducting a series of interviews with a small cross-section of the estimated dozens of former Hamiltonians living in Israel. The conversations with these olim - the Hebrew word for immigrants - provided a glimpse…
An excerpt from a lively discussion that took place in the summer of 2011 by a group of former Hamiltonians who gathered at the home of Susan Fisch (née Yaffe) in Beit Shemesh.
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.
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