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Pledge to donate funds for Howie Rothman and family and they will be matched

Pledge to donate funds for Howie Rothman and family and they will be matched

If you would like to contribute funds to the family of former Torontonian Howie Rothman who was severely injured in the attack at Kehillat Beit Torah in Har Nof,...

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Har Nof and Toronto in the aftermath of a massacre

Har Nof and Toronto in the aftermath of a massacre

Just at the point in the repetition of the standing prayer when G-d’s holiness is proclaimed, in that moment of the Kedusha, the silence was broken with savage...

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Situation dire for woman with cirrhosis

Situation dire for woman with cirrhosis

It is not everyday that the personal situation of a stranger, let alone another Jewish soul, comes into one’s purview in a way that spurs you to do whatever possible...

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‘One Tough Cookie’ Jess looks to help others

‘One Tough Cookie’ Jess looks to help others

Barely a year after her own traumatic experience with a brain tumor, 11-year-old Jess Rosenbloom is spearheading a campaign to raise money to help doctors with their...

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Meet Barry Shainbaum, who overcame mental illness

Meet Barry Shainbaum, who overcame mental illness

I spent a delightful Sunday afternoon recently having soup with Barry Shainbaum. In his early sixties, Shainbaum looks much younger, despite a life complicated by...

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