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Federation names new CEO

July 2017

The board of directors of the Hamilton Jewish Federation is pleased to announce that they have hired Gustavo Rymberg to succeed Barb Babij following her retirement later this year.

 “I am excited about this opportunity to serve the Hamilton Jewish community as chief execut…

Allocations committee faces tough choices

July 2017
Jacki Levin, Chair, Hamilton Jewish Fedearation Allocations Committee

Every year a very committed group of people wrestle with an extraordinarily difficult job: that of allocating a defined pool of money to more than 20 beneficiary agencies and programs across Jewish Hamilton. …

Co-existence service at Beth Jacob attracts 300

An estimated 300 people packed Beth Jacob's main sanctuary Wednesday evening for an interfaith prayer service organized by the Social Planning and Research Council and Hamilton Faith Communities in Action.

Jewish responses to Islamophobia

The rampage in Quebec City raised the general question of how Jews, as a people who have experienced history’s most brutal forms of prejudice and hatred, should respond to Islamophobia.

Ben Levitt hopes to capture Tory nomination for new Hamilton riding

The next provincial election may be a long way off but Ben Levitt is hoping to get young people and members of the community thinking about it now.