Jewish World

Israeli president thanks Canada for friendship and moral leadership

Governor General Julie Payette shares a moment with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin inside Rideau Hall, April 1. (Matthew Horwood)

Hundreds gather for National Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony

(From left) Second generation Holocaust survivor Lou Greenbaum, fourth generation Holocaust survivor Kyle Goldenberg, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canadian Society for Yad Vashem National Executive Director Ester Driham light the first candle in memory of the six million Jewish victims…

Mayor Alon Davidi of Sderot visits Ottawa: PTSD common in Israeli town

Mayor Alon Davidi of Sderot (left) speaks at a JNF event, March 3, at Congregation Beit Tikvah, as Rabbi Howard Finkelstein looks on. (Matthew Horwood)

Our visit to Jewish heritage site in India

Toby and David Brooks in front of the Paradesi Synagogue in Kochi, India. The entrance to the “Jewtown” neighbourhood in Kochi, India. The interior of the Paradesi Synagogue in Kochi, India.