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Now is the time to show solidarity

Closures, cancellations and working from home are transforming the landscape of the Hamilton Jewish community as Jewish organizations scramble to adapt to new realities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Temple honours past presidents and longest serving rabbi

Hamilton’s oldest synagogue will honour its past presidents and longest-serving rabbi at a gala event March 28.

Mac Hillel moves to former Baskin family home

Rabbi Bernard and Marjorie Baskin’s West Hamilton house, once a gathering place for their university-aged children’s friends back in the 1960s, is coming full circle with the recent announcement by McMaster Hillel that the historic property will be its new home.

Agency name change reflects broad social mandate

Hamilton Jewish Social Services, founded in 1929 at the height of the Depression, will now be known as Hamilton Jewish Family Services.

Kathy Kacer shares her Holocaust stories in Hamilton

Kathy Kacer will be visiting Hamilton on Sunday, Nov. 3. She will be discussing her 2013 book, "Shanghai Escape," which tells the story of a Jewish family who fled from Austria to Shanghai during the Second World War.