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"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…

Weekly E-blast - December 6, 2018

The Hamilton Jewish Federation sends out weekly Eblast news. View the latest news here!

December 3, 2018 - From the desk of Gustavo Rymberg CEO

Hola means Hello

Hola! That's how friends greet each other in my native country Argentina, and it's in that same spirit of friendship that I'm reaching out to you today.

I'm writing you this note from my office here at JHamilton, the new centre of Jewish life in Hamilton. Since my arrival…