Archive for: Jewish History

100 Years of Narayever Congregation: from Orthodox to Egalitarian

100 Years of Narayever Congregation: from Orthodox to Egalitarian

Traditions and Transitions: 100 years of the first Narayever Congregation, was officially opened recently at the Miles Nadal JCC’s Gallery at the J, in the Jacobs...

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Cotler receives Montreal Jewish community’s highest honour

Cotler receives Montreal Jewish community’s highest honour

As Mount Royal Liberal MP and former Justice Minister Irwin Cotler begins the final year of his political career, he was presented with Federation CJA’s most prestigious...

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Rabbi explains significance of High Holidays to French students

Rabbi explains significance of High Holidays to French students

MONTREAL – When it was established back in 1963, the Ecole Bilingue Notre Dame de Sion made it as part of its mission to be respectful of different languages,...

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Delayed bar, bat mitzvahs celebrated

Delayed bar, bat mitzvahs celebrated

(JNS.org) – After three postponements due to rocket fire during Operation Protective Edge, 16 youngsters from Kibbutz Be’eri near the Gaza border were set to...

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Jewish news year in review 5774

Jewish news year in review 5774

Alina Dain SharonJNS.org As Rosh Hashanah approaches and the Jewish calendar turns to 5775, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories from the past...

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