News

D-Day 75th anniversary

Throughout our country’s history, the members of Hamilton’s Jewish community have repeatedly stepped up to do their part in maintaining peace and democracy here at home and around the world. Over the years, thousands have served and many have died for the greater good.

A writer confronts the dark side of family and history

Discovering she is a direct descendant of one of the most evil men in history sent Jennifer Teege into depression, therapy and, eventually, to writing her bestselling book "My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past."

UN Human Rights expert blames Israel for peace stalemate

Michael Lynk, the U.N.'s special rapporteur on human rights in the “occupied Palestinian territories,” told a pair of Hamilton audiences recently Israel is following a well-developed plan to illegally annex the West Bank.

McMaster Hillel gets grant to fight anti-Semitism

McMaster University is one of four Ontario schools sharing in a new $1 million fund to fight on-campus anti-Semitism. The award, by the Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation, will help Hillel Ontario hire advocacy staff and a consulting firm to measure the effectiveness of its programs.