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The Contemporary Rebbetzin: What’s It Like to Be a Rebbetzin in 2017?

Scroll down to hear from Beth Israel’s own Rabbanit Batya Friedman! by Avigayil Perry Published in Jewish Action It was the chicken soup that made all the difference. Fifteen years ago, when Rabbi Daniel and Batya Friedman moved to Edmonton, … Continue reading

Truman’s Jew Tickets

Ticket sales are now live for Truman’s Jew! First come, first served  Seating is assigned at ticket purchase, so act fast and buy now to ensure the availability of your preferred seating! Buying online is easy! How to order online: Go to or … Continue reading

Upcoming Events and Ongoing Programs

Yasher koach to Beth Israel member Nathan Light! “Shabbat Come Dance” – Hilarious Jewish Parody of “Shutup and Dance”

Today We Stand Together

Edmonton Jewish News, September 29, 2016 (EJNews) – Many of you read my op-ed piece in the Edmonton Journal about how I was going to wear a shvimkleid – the modest garment worn by Orthodox women – to my first … Continue reading

High Holy Day Sermons 5777

Rosh Hashana eve: Canada @ 150 Rosh Hashana day 1: Brexit and the End of Globalization Rosh Hashana day 2: Lessons from the Fort Mac fire Shabbat Shuvah: Angels and Demons Kol Nidrei: How will Trump Keep the Pokemons Out? … Continue reading

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Saying “yes” to diversity is a no-brainer in Canada; we must never take it for granted

Edmonton Journal – September 1, 2016 This week I will compete in the triathlon taking place in our City of Champions. “So what?” you say. “A lot of people are competing.” Yes, but how many people are doing it in a shvimkleid – … Continue reading

International Book Giving Day

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Do You Facebook Love Your Kids?

Times of Israel My children just finished their first semester in school and we received their report cards (Why couldn’t they just email it to me? Do I need more junk mail?!). I took a quick glance at the report … Continue reading