Author Archives: Beth Israel

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:

Rabbi Yeamans on CBC

Rabbi Yeamans and JCORE’s Sarah Dolgoy recently shared their thoughts about Yom Kippur with CBC radio.

Shana tova 5775 from the Family Shul (Beth Israel) Edmonton!

‘Small ceremony’ planned at unfinished Holocaust Monument next August

The new National Holocaust Monument at the corner of Booth and Wellington streets in Ottawa won’t be completed until December 2015 and won’t officially open until May 4, 2016. But that won’t stop federal politicians from donning hard hats and … Continue reading

High Holy Day Schedule

City Hall Display

Rabbi Friedman participated in the Interfaith Centre’s High Holy Day display at City Hall.

Premier’s swearing-in

Rabbi Friedman is honoured to join Alberta faith leaders for Premier Prentice’s swearing-in ceremony.