July 20, 2019 - 17 Tammuz 5779

Canada

Federal government responds to anti-Jewish National Fund petition

The federal government has responded to a petition that asked it to probe the charitable status of the Jewish National Fund of Canada.

Federal Court hears challenge to federal election date

The latest instance of a conflict between an election and a Jewish holiday pitted Chani Aryeh-Bain and Ira Walfish against Canada’s chief electoral officer.

Israel

Israeli Holocaust survivor helps buy bed for 102-year-old Polish rescuer

A Holocaust survivor from Israel donated money to buy a $1,200 medical bed for a 102-year-old non-Jewish woman from Warsaw, who risked her life to save other Jews from the genocide.

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Israeli Holocaust survivor helps buy bed for 102-year-old Polish rescuer

A Holocaust survivor from Israel donated money to buy a $1,200 medical bed for a 102-year-old non-Jewish woman from Warsaw, who risked her life to save other Jews from the genocide.

Business

Free Loan nears 100K mark, but wants to reach more

As of Dec. 31, the HFLA had extended a total of 99,157 interest-free loans worth just under $136 million since it was founded in 1911. In terms of the number of loans it has given out, the non-profit organization ranks fourth among global Jewish free loan associations, after Tel Aviv, New York and Los Angeles.

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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