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Yom Hashoah Cross-Canada Commemoration of the Holocaust

On Monday, April 20th, the Hamilton Jewish Federation, in partnership with Jewish communities and Holocaust organizations across Canada, will present an unprecedented opportunity for Canadians to join together to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Holocaust.

This online, cro…

We will be "b'seder"

There is no doubt that this Passover will truly be different than all other Passovers. As we prepare to experience a very intimate seder experience, how can we not be reminded that, despite the physical distance between us and our loved ones and our community, we are closer than ever!

We ar…

"Secretos" means "Secrets" - From the desk of Gustavo Rymberg CEO

At the age of 15, I discovered that I was adopted. I kept that secret until the age of 33, when I had the courage to confront my mother and she confirmed that it was indeed the case. Knowing that my parents kept that secret for 33 years had a huge impact on me.  Suddenly I began questioning…

"Gracias" means "Thank You" - From the desk of Gustavo Rymberg CEO

"Gracias" means "Thank you!"

Our annual Community Campaign is very close to reaching its goal of $1.2 million!  Doing so will allow us to make a real difference in alleviating poverty in our community,  providing our children with a strong Jewish education, and enhancing Jewish programmi…

December 10, 2018 - From the desk of Gustavo Rymberg CEO

Juntos means Together  
Juntos means Together. Together we celebrated the 7th night of Chanukah at JHamilton on Saturday night.  It was so special to see members of our community from different affiliations enjoying wonderful music by the Israeli singer Offer Bashan.

JHamilton is start…