Author Archives: Beth Israel

Habitat For Humanity brings faiths together

via The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton By Thandiwe Konguavi  Staff Writer at The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton Over a kosher lunch, volunteers of diverse faiths take a well-needed break from a common goal climbing ladders, painting, and dry walling for … Continue reading

Edmonton’s Rabbi Friedman Joins Prestigious Cabinet Of Canadians For Canada’s 150th

Edmonton Jewish News, November 4, 2016 (EJNews) – As Canada nears its 150 Anniversary, Cardus Faith in Canada 150 is gearing up to help ensure that a celebration of faith is part of our country’s 150th birthday. In that vein, … Continue reading

Nostra Aetate

    Article in the Edmonton Journal: Edmonton Jewish, Catholic leaders meet to mark 50 years post-Nostra Aetate

Edmonton synagogue led by husband-and-wife rabbi team

Edmonton Journal, October 24, 2015 As parents of five daughters, Daniel and Batya Friedman have a busy household. With the oldest girl being 14 and the youngest just two months, their family calendar is jammed. But many of those activities take the … Continue reading

Beth Israel Rabbi & Rabbanit Congratulate Prime Minister Elect Justin Trudeau

Edmonton Jewish News, October 23, 2015 Following the October 19 Federal Election that saw the Liberal Party of Canada win a majority government, Edmonton Beth Israel Rabbi Daniel and Rabbanit Batya Friedman extended warm congratulations to Prime Minister Elect Justin … Continue reading

PI at BI – February

PI @ BI – Women’s Leadership – Transforming Disabilities

Come out of the dark

President Stan Kitay, letter to The Edmonton Journal, 22 January 2015 Sometime on Friday night, anti-Semitic graffiti was spray painted onto the exterior walls of Beth Israel Synagogue on Wolf Willow Road in west Edmonton … again. There have also … Continue reading

Edmonton JCC proposal

A Shabbat of Solidarity

The Shabbos Project

In preparation for The Shabbos Project this Shabbos, the community gathered to bake challahs: