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The Legacy of Camp Kadimah

Shayli Liederman feels a fondness for Shabbats at Camp Kadimah in Nova Scotia. Every Friday night during the six-week overnight summer camp, everyone gathers in one of the recreational buildings, feet at…
Entrance to Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. (Louis I. Michelson Archives, Saint John Jewish Historical Society Inc., Saint John, NB)

Keeping in the Saint John Jewish tradition

Norman Hamburg lives his life in the Saint John, New Brunswick Jewish tradition.  “My family story mirrors many other Jewish families in the city,” he explained with a clear, methodical voice during…

Capturing an emotion with empathy

In 1948, David Seymour—known as Chim—on assignment for Unicef, returned to a Europe ravaged by war. His task was to photograph children who had lived through the conflict. The devastation he encountered…

Jewish belonging in Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is the only province in Canada to not have a synagogue or rabbi. While they are glad to have a rabbi come for funerals and other occasions they don't…

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