January 19, 2020 - 22 Tevet 5780

Canada

A new CEO of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg should have good connections among community movers and shakers, Bernie Bellan says.

Winnipeg community looks to Argentina for new members

The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg have launched an initiative to convince Jewish-Argentinians in Buenos Aires to immigrate to Winnipeg.

York reinstates Herut, Students Against Israeli Apartheid

On Jan. 13, York University announced it was restoring full privileges to Herut Canada and Students Against Israeli Apartheid, two student groups that were suspended following a violent protest last November.

Israel

Governor General to visit Israel

The Right Hon. Julie Payette will visit Jerusalem to participate in the fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem.

International

A new CEO of the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg should have good connections among community movers and shakers, Bernie Bellan says.

Winnipeg community looks to Argentina for new members

The Jewish Federation of Winnipeg have launched an initiative to convince Jewish-Argentinians in Buenos Aires to immigrate to Winnipeg.

Business

Need to find a loved one’s grave? There’s an app for...

In the works since 2011 and released over the summer, the Toronto Hebrew Memorial Parks Find a Grave app allows easy searches for the locations of any of roughly 22,000 graves (to date) at Pardes Shalom Cemetery and Pardes Chaim Cemetery, both of which are located in Vaughan, Ont.

Health

The push to get healthier food choices into Montreal’s Hasidic community

In Montreal’s Hasidic community, awareness of health and nutrition has come a long way.

The genetic test that could save your life – and your...

Special to the CJN, Dr. Jory Simpson writes about why you should be tested for recurrent, or “founder,” mutations, which significantly increases one’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.

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