November 20, 2017 - 2 Kislev 5778

Canada

Tara Fainstein steps down as COO of The CJN

Tara Fainstein, who’s served as the chief operating officer (COO) of The CJN for the past three years, is leaving the paper to pursue a new career in the charitable sector.

Children with disabilities participate in fashion show

Professional models, community members and children showcased top Canadian designs at the Fontana Primavera Event Centre in Vaughan, Ont., on Nov. 14.

Israel

Israeli team trains Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital on disaster preparedness

Sick Kids hospital in Toronto hosted a team from Rambam Hospital in Haifa on Nov. 8 and 9, to share knowledge about how to prepare for disasters.

International

JNF reaches compromise with the Israeli government

KKL-JNF will pay the state NIS1.8 billion for infrastructure projects over the next three years, allowing the organization to keep its tax-exempt status.

Business

Kosher section at supermarket

Kosher meat expected to rise in price this summer

Several experts in the food service industry confirmed that consumers of kosher beef can expect price increases as high as 10 per cent this summer.

Health

B’nai Brith teams up with MADA for Passover Food Drive

Jewish families living at or below the poverty line in Montreal will be treated to a holiday food basket this Passover as B’nai Brith Canada prepares for its annual Holiday Food Drive.

Canadian Magen David Adom celebrates 40th anniversary

The gala was held at the Old Montreal home of Cirque Eloize, the former Dalhousie railway station built in 1884, and attended by about 250 guests

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