80,000 Israelis take advantage of holiday and visit national parks on election day

The Nature and Parks Authority announced early on Tuesday afternoon, election day in Israel, that more than 80,000 people were visiting the country’s extensive network of national parks.
Canada

Toronto officially welcomed two Conservative rabbis into its community at the beginning of the month: Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin at Beth Tzedec and Rabbi Becca Walker at Beth David.
Food

Black bean soup, lemon pecan pie, as well as macaroni and cheese are just some of the mouth-watering recipes that Randy Fingrut puts a Texas spin on.
Canada

Alex Rose interviews Maayan Ziv, the founder and CEO of AccessNow, a mobile crowdsourcing platform that allows people to search for, rate and discover places based on their level of accessibility.
Living Jewish

Established in 1925, Camp Yungvelt, “Young World” in Yiddish, served as a summertime extension of the Toronto Workmen’s Circle’s curriculum promoting progressive secular Jewish education. Camp Yungvelt eventually established itself in Pickering, Ont., on a parcel of land donated by a group of its m…
Living Jewish

Boys at the OSE home, a French Jewish humanitarian organization, in Le Vesinet, France, 1948, including Jacques Kaszemacher. Later known as Jacques Kasma, he moved to Montreal to pursue a career in acting, editing and directing. Photo from the Montreal Holocaust Museum collection on cjhn.ca https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn78442
Features

One of the most haunting moments of the New York’s Folksbiene Off-Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish is the scene in which Jewish residents of the fictional eastern European town of Anatevka are given a few days to pack everything they own and are ordered to leave for an unknown d…
Canada

Developing and Nurturing Independence (DANI) – an organization that’s dedicated to helping people with disabilities find ways to contribute to society – recently opened its new greenhouse in Vaughn, Ont., where it grows and sells hydroponic microgreens