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New CEO brings wealth of experience

Hamilton Jewish Federation’s new CEO was born and raised in Argentina, but his Jewish professional journey began in Winnipeg.

Federation names new CEO

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.

Allocations committee faces tough choices

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.