July 20, 2018 - 8 Av 5778


Concordia University’s Samuel Bronfman building remains the home of the renamed Alex Dworkin Canadian Jewish Archives FILE PHOTO

Troy: Examining the three phases of Zionism

Ours is the era of Zionist ideas – a big, broad, rollicking conversation from right to left, including young and old, religious and non-religious. This old-new conversation will hone identity Zionism, wherein all of us, in Israel and the Diaspora, don’t just ask “how do I help Israel,” but wonder: “how does having a Jewish state help me?”

Sklar: Mutiny on Birthright

With more and more criticism being levelled at Birthright, it’s important to remember that they give young Jews a chance to explore their roots, come together as a community and build a foundation for their next step in the Jewish journey.

Personal Essays



The Continuing Fight for Holocaust Restitution – Part 3

In part three of his Holocaust restitution series, Mark Mietkiewicz writes about how governments are still grappling with legislation that could determine whether survivors or their heirs are compensated for the horrors of the Holocaust.

Shabbat Times




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