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MONTREAL — For the first time this fall, two women – president Brenda Gewurtz and incoming executive director Kathy Assayag – will make up the Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal’s leadership tag team. The 43-year-old JCF...
WINNIPEG — It has been something that has been haunting Jeff McLaughlin for many years, and he has finally been able to exorcise the sense of guilt that he has been carrying with him. In early March, he was able to get his burden off his back...
MONTREAL — Aaron Ciechanover was, by his own admission, on the road to juvenile delinquency. “I already had a police file,” he recalled. Seems bathers at the beach in his native Haifa resented his swiping their thongs when they...
Back in the day, people who smoked marijuana did so to get high, but it turned out the cannabis plant possessed some beneficial side effects as well. It could reduce nausea, it was an anti-inflammatory, and it helped people suffering  from...
TORONTO — When former prime minister Paul Martin visited the Leo Baeck Day School’s south campus earlier this month, he told the students that it is up to their generation to right the wrongs that have been inflicted on Canada’s...
MONTREAL — Unions and management at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) in Montreal are demanding an answer from the Quebec government as to why the JGH can’t get on-site subsidized daycare for employees’ children. Management gave...


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