Stories

Creating employment opportunities for Israel’s haredim

Joseph and Wolf Lebovic team up with JDC to benefit ultra-Orthodox

By Daniel Horowitz--Men raised in the haredi educational system do so from their childhood with a full-time focus on learning the Talmud and halacha, Jewish law.  From an early age, school hours are lengthened to enable this …

Ontario Legislature condemns Israeli Apartheid Week

Progressive Conservative Resolution receives all party support at Queen’s Park

(Queen’s Park) – On Thursday, February 25, Thornhill Progressive Conservative (PC) MPP, Peter Shurman, brought his resolution to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario calling on the Ontario Legislature to conde…

Israeli ambassador warns against Israel deligitimization

Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, believes global Jewish unity is an essential weapon against those who question’s Israel legitimacy as an independent nation.

Speaking to the Jewish Council for Public Affairs plenum in Dallas, Oren warned of serious consequences if J…

Community comes together to celebrate UJA 2010 Campaign

By Daniel Horowitz--More than 700 members of Toronto’s Jewish community recently helped United Jewish Appeal celebrate its Campaign 2010 closing with an evening that featured something for everyone.

The February 16th event, held at Events on the Park, featured a keynote address by Dan Senor…

Family gift to Tomorrow Campaign honours memory of art lover

Family gift to Tomorrow Campaign honours memory of art lover
Sylvia Dzialoszynski Waks Rotunda will be gateway to new Koffler Centre

By Daniel Horowitz--While most typical Jewish mothers would be perfectly satisfied to spend the winter months poolside in Florida, Sylvia Dzialoszynski Waks z”…