Tag: opinion

Ukrainian Jewish Encounter: more important than ever

Natalia A. FeduschakNatalia A. Feduschak joined UJE in October 2013. With more than twenty years of international journalism experience, she has spent much of her career covering the former Soviet Union, from…

A new home for the LGBTQ+ Jewish community in Toronto

Cara GoldCara Gold is a Jewish community builder, organizer and dreamer working at the Miles Nadal JCC. Cara sits on the board of Hashomer Hazair Canada and is an alumni of the…

Don’t rest on the laurels of Jews from history

Ella Gladstone MartinElla is currently fulfilling her dream of becoming an ordained Cantor at Hebrew Union College in New York City. Ella studied Musical Theatre at the Etobicoke School of the Arts…

Repair our world

Rabbi Jeremy ParnesRabbi Jeremy Parnes received rabbinic ordination through the ALEPH Ordination Program (AOP). He has been the Spiritual Leader of Beth Jacob Synagogue in Regina since 1998. He is active in interfaith and chaplaincy…

The way we are

Clarrie FeinsteinClarrie Feinstein is a journalist based in Toronto where she is currently a reporter for Toronto Star. She previously was a reporter for Metroland Media where she covered education in Peel…

She said / She said / We Said

Joanna and Laine Halpern ZismanJoanna Halpern Zisman is a software engineer and tech lead at TWG, a Deloitte Business. She started Yente Over the Rainbow in 2017 because she recognized the lack…

The Millennial Mitzvah

David WeitznerDavid Weitzner is an assistant professor of management at York University. His book Connected Capitalism: How Jewish Wisdom Can Transform Work is out now through University of Toronto Press and Penguin Random House…

Laughing through life hand-in-hand

Anna ShermanAnna Sherman is a Registered Psychotherapist, Maternal Mental Health Practitioner, Clinical Supervisor and author, working with individuals, couples and families. She helps clients to heal and overcome trauma, fears and emotional blocks…

Expanding our systems with love

Rabbi Becky SilversteinRabbi Becky Silverstein believes in the power of community, Torah, and silliness in transforming the world. He strives to build a Jewish community and world that encourages and allows everyone…

Camping with Trybal

Alex YalenAlex Yalen is a University of Missouri-trained journalist and a University of Texas, Austin-trained screenwriter. Now based in Los Angeles, Alex is now working on his first book. When not writing,…

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