June 24, 2018 - 11 Tammuz 5778

Canada

Social worker has award named in her honour

Lynn Factor, a social worker who works with vulnerable youth and a member of both the Order of Canada and Order of Ontario, was recently honoured by having an award named after her.

NDP won’t bail on Canada-Israel group, despite pressure

An open letter published on June 19 is calling on the NDP to withdraw from the Canada-Israel Interparliamentary Group, but so far, the party shows no signs of caving to the pressure.

Israel

Canadian couple honoured for helping Israeli war orphans

Along with a certificate, Esti and Randy Cohen were presented with a symbolic sculpture by IDF Widows & Orphans, and took part in numerous ceremonies during their trip to Israel in April.

International

German-born survivor’s son fights for German citizenship

John Margolis has tried everything he can think of to obtain what he believes is his birthright: German citizenship.

Business

Fund invests $30 million in Israeli cybersecurity firm

Claridge Israel, an investment firm founded by Stephen Bronfman and the Quebec Deposit and Investment Fund, is investing US$30 million in Cyberbit Ltd., a cybersecurity company based in Ra’anana, Israel.

Health

Lessons from our mothers

For some of us, it is our first Mothers’ Day with a brand new baby. For others, it is a time of remembrance for mothers who are long gone. For many, it is also a time to think about the people in our lives who mothered us, as mothering comes in all shapes and sizes.

Miles Nadal donates $11 million to Mount Sinai heart centre

An $11-million donation given by entrepreneur and philanthropist Miles Nadal to the specialized cardiology program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto will benefit the nearly 1.5 million Canadians who are diagnosed with heart disease every year.

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