October 17, 2017 - 27 Tishrei 5778

Canada

Volunteer Edwin Goldstein honoured for 50 years at Baycrest

Baycrest Health Sciences will honour Edwin Goldstein – one of its most dedicated volunteers, who has an outstanding record of more than 50 years of service – at a tribute dinner Oct. 22.

Cotler tapped for Venezuela crimes against humanity inquiry

Former MP and justice minister Irwin Cotler will sit on a panel of experts to examine the evidence collected on possible crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela under the current regime of President Nicolas Maduro.

Israel

Three killed in terror attack near Jerusalem

A Border Police officer and two Israeli security guards were killed and another man seriously injured in a terror attack at the entrance to a settlement near Jerusalem.

International

Cotler tapped for Venezuela crimes against humanity inquiry

Former MP and justice minister Irwin Cotler will sit on a panel of experts to examine the evidence collected on possible crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela under the current regime of President Nicolas Maduro.

Business

Kosher section at supermarket

Kosher meat expected to rise in price this summer

Several experts in the food service industry confirmed that consumers of kosher beef can expect price increases as high as 10 per cent this summer.

Health

B’nai Brith teams up with MADA for Passover Food Drive

Jewish families living at or below the poverty line in Montreal will be treated to a holiday food basket this Passover as B’nai Brith Canada prepares for its annual Holiday Food Drive.

Canadian Magen David Adom celebrates 40th anniversary

The gala was held at the Old Montreal home of Cirque Eloize, the former Dalhousie railway station built in 1884, and attended by about 250 guests

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