Staff changes at Beth Jacob

Elysa Keshen joins Beth Jacob Synagogue as Director of Innovation and Community Engagement. She will work alongside Einav Symons, Beth Jacob’s new Director of Education, to develop innovative programs and run synagogue operations.

A new direction for Kehila

Eighteen years after a group of parents founded Hamilton’s first pluralistic, unaffiliated Jewish day school, Kehila is taking on a new name as it deepens its connection with the philosophy of Abraham Joshua Heschel.

Imagine in the Park

This year’s arts and literary festival Imagine in the Park will take place at Gage Park on Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Officially, the festival is for children ranging from ages 5 to 12, but parents, grandparents, and teenage siblings are also welcome.

Shalom Village fitness centre gets Trillium grant

In the fall of 2017 The Club Fitness Centre at Shalom Village received a $321,500 Grow Grant from the Ontario Trillium Fund to help implement its Active Across the Ages program.