August 17, 2017 - 25 Av 5777

Canada

Jews join Yazidis in marking third anniversary of genocide

M has been in Canada for a few months now, but she is still afraid to sleep the whole night through. She and her sister-in-law take turns sleeping, lest their home be invaded by Islamic State thugs.

Young Judaea to reunite alumni for 100th anniversary

Canadian Young Judaea, the umbrella organization for Camp Shalom, and five other camps across the country, is marking its 100th anniversary.

Israel

Thousands attend funeral of family killed in terrorist attack

Yosef Salomon, 70, and his children Chaya Salomon, 46, and Elad Salomon, 36, were buried on Sunday afternoon at the cemetery in the central Israel city of Modiin.

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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