August 24, 2019 - 23 Av 5779


Israeli girl, 17, killed in West Bank terrorist attack

A 17-year-old Israeli girl was killed and her father and brother were severely wounded in a bomb attack at a nature reserve in the West Bank.

Winnipeg’s new CJA chair sets sights on record-setting campaign

The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg is gearing up for its annual Combined Jewish Appeal campaign launch on Sept. 8, which the organization hopes will help it raise a record-setting $6 million this year.

Community security stressed at 2019 CJA launch

At the recent kickoff of the 102nd Combined Jewish Appeal campaign in Montreal, Federation CJA president David Amiel warned that the Montreal community “must take a vigilant, pro-active approach” to its security.


Your Ward News editor sentenced to year in prison

James Sears, the editor of Your Ward News, was sentenced today to two six-month terms. He was found guilty in January of promoting hatred against women and Jews.


Living Jewish


The Berlin cemetery and the family mystery

In a special travel piece, Michael Benedict tries to unravel how the names of his grandmother and her brothers got added to their parents’ tombstones at the Berlin Jewish cemetery.

Shabbat Times




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