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Fighting Hate & Intolerance

by Arliene Botnick, January 31, 2019

Some interesting statistics… More than 54% of Canadians surveyed by the Schoen Consulting Group didn’t know that 6,000,000 Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. More shocking – in the millennial…

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V’Eileh Sh’mot – These are the Names.

by Arliene Botnick, December 27, 2018

As we are about to enter a “secular” new year, we are entering the 2nd book of Torah – Sh’mot. Called “EXODUS” in English, the Hebrew name sh’mot comes from,…

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The True Miracle of Chanukah

by Arliene Botnick, November 28, 2018

As we begin to celebrate Chanukah, we pay little attention to the fact that Chanukah has historically been considered a minor holiday. Unlike the major Yom Tovs which begin with…

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Standing Shoulder to Shoulder

by Arliene Botnick, October 31, 2018

Baseless hatred – No other words, for me, capture the horrific murders of 11 Jews and the wounding of 6 others on Shabbat, October 27th. Every headline, newscast, twitter feed…

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